Affordable Housing In Greene County
21 Low Income Apartment Communities In Greene County
Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Greene County, Indiana
Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.
Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.
Public Housing Agencies Serving Greene County, Indiana
|Hoosier Uplands Economic Development Corporation||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Greene County, Indiana
There are 21 low income housing apartment communities offering 763 affordable apartments for rent in Greene County, Indiana.
Income Based Apartments in Greene County, Indiana
Greene County features 399 income based apartments. Tenants of income based apartments typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.
Low Rent Apartments in Greene County, Indiana
There are 364 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Greene County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Greene County, Indiana
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Greene County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Greene County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Greene County, Indiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $664 and $812.
2022 Greene County, Indiana Fair Market Rents and Housing Choice Voucher Payment Standards
Fair Market Rents can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Fair Market Rents are used by HUD to establish payment and rent standards for federal rental assistance programs like the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.
|Studio||One BR||Two BR||Three BR||Four BR|
|Greene County, Indiana Fair Market Rent||$516||$563||$738||$989||$1,087|
|Greene County, Indiana Payment Standard Range||$464 to $568||$507 to $619||$664 to $812||$890 to $1,088||$978 to $1,196|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Greene County, IN Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||21|
|Total Low Income Apartments||763|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||399|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||20.93%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.56|
|Average Household Size||2.54|
|Median Household Income||$45,397 ±$3,040|
|Median Rent||$582 ±$23|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||34.57% ± 4.75pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Greene County is a county in Indiana with a population of 32,815. There are 12,798 households in the county with an average household size of 2.54 persons. 20.93% of households in Greene County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Greene County
The median gross income for households in Greene County is $45,397 a year, or $3,783 a month. The median rent for the county is $582 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Greene County, a household making less than $1,940 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 34.57% of households who rent are overburdened in Greene County.
Area Median Income In Greene County
Affordable housing program eligibility is always determined by one's income. Each household's income is compared to the incomes of all other households in the area. This is accomplished through a statistic established by the government called the Area Median Income, most often referred to as AMI. The AMI is calculated and published each year by HUD.
In Greene County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $69,100
Most affordable housing programs determine eligibility based on the percent of AMI a given household's income is. Among the programs that determine eligibility based on the AMI are Section 8, HOME, LIHTC, Section 515, 202 and 811.
Rental Assistance in Greene County
Rental assistance is a type of housing subsidy that pays for a portion of a renter’s monthly housing costs, including rent and tenant paid utilities. This housing assistance can come in the form of Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, project-based Section 8 contracts, public housing, USDA Rental Assistance (in Section 515 properties) as well as HUD Section 202 and 811 properties for elderly and disabled households.
Income Qualifications for HUD Rental Assistance in Greene County
|1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Greene County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Greene County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Greene County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Greene County
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|Bloomfield||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bloomfield is the Bloomfield Housing Authority.|
|Jasonville||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Jasonville are the Housing Authority of the City of Jasonville and Hoosier Uplands Economic Development Corporation.|
|Linton||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Linton is the Linton Housing Authority.|
|Lyons||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lyons is the Hoosier Uplands Economic Development Corporation.|
|Newberry||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Newberry is the Hoosier Uplands Economic Development Corporation.|
|Owensburg||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Owensburg is the Hoosier Uplands Economic Development Corporation.|
|Scotland||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Scotland is the Hoosier Uplands Economic Development Corporation.|
|Switz City||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Switz City is the Hoosier Uplands Economic Development Corporation.|
|Worthington||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Worthington is the Hoosier Uplands Economic Development Corporation.|