Affordable Housing In Greene County
19 Low Income Apartment Communities In Greene County
Housing Authorities that serve Greene County
|Hoosier Uplands Economic Development Corporation||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Other Housing Authorities located in Greene County
|Bloomfield Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
|Linton Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
|Housing Authority of the City of Jasonville||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Greene County, Indiana
There are 19 low income housing apartment communities offering 723 affordable apartments for rent in Greene County, Indiana. Greene County features 359 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 364 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Greene County.
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Greene County, IN Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||19|
|Total Low Income Apartments||723|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||359|
|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.1
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 $61,100
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 Greene County HUD Rental Assistance in Greene County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$13,550||$16,910||$21,330||$25,750||$30,170||$34,590||$39,010||$42,600|
|50% of Median||$22,600||$25,800||$29,050||$32,250||$34,850||$37,450||$40,000||$42,600|
|80% of Median||$36,150||$41,300||$46,450||$51,600||$55,750||$59,900||$64,000||$68,150|
Fair Market Rents in Greene County
Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.
2020 Fair Market Rents
|Studio||One BR||Two BR||Three BR||Four BR|
Cities In Greene County
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|Lyons||2||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lyons is the Hoosier Uplands Economic Development Corporation.|
|Linton||7||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Linton is the Linton Housing Authority.|
|Bloomfield||4||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bloomfield is the Bloomfield Housing Authority.|
|Worthington||2||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Worthington is the Hoosier Uplands Economic Development Corporation.|
|Jasonville||2||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jasonville is the Housing Authority of the City of Jasonville.|
|Switz City||2||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Switz City is the Hoosier Uplands Economic Development Corporation.|
|Newberry||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Newberry is the Hoosier Uplands Economic Development Corporation.|
|Owensburg||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Owensburg is the Hoosier Uplands Economic Development Corporation.|
|Scotland||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Scotland is the Hoosier Uplands Economic Development Corporation.|