Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Hammond, IN

Discover affordable housing in Hammond where there are 12+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Saxony Townhomes

1349 175th St, Hammond, Indiana 46324

bed 2-4

Golden Manor Apartments

1201 175th St, Hammond, Indiana 46324

bed 1

Douglas Pointe Apartments

5525 Hyles Blvd, Hammond, Indiana 46320

bed 1-3

Hammond Elderly Apartments

5111 Sohl Ave, Hammond, Indiana 46320

Renaissance Towers

524 Michigan St, Hammond, Indiana 46320

Mt. Zion Pleasantview Apartments

940 Kenwood Street, Hammond, Indiana 46320

American Heartland Homes One

1402 173rd St, Hammond, Indiana 46324

Turner Park

4935 Towle Ct, Hammond, Indiana 46320

Columbia Center

7332 Columbia Cir W, Hammond, Indiana 46324

136 1 2 Sibley Partnership

237 Highland St, Hammond, Indiana 46320

584 Sibley

584 Sibley St, Hammond, Indiana 46320

15 Waltham St

15 Waltham St, Hammond, Indiana 46320

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switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible
accessible_forward Disability

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Hammond, Indiana

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
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Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Hammond, Indiana
$16.50 (+228%) more than Indiana minimum wage and $16.50 (+228%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Hammond, 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, Family Self-Sufficiency programs for Hammond, Indiana.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Hammond, Indiana.

Go to the Indiana Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Hammond.

How many renters live in Hammond, Indiana?

The City of Hammond has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 36.01 percent of the population living in Hammond.

What is the rental market like in Hammond, Indiana?

There are an estimated housing units in the Hammond area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Hammond, Indiana, there are 1.16 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Hammond?

The rental vacancy rate in Hammond is 4 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Hammond for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Hammond
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
360 2,858 4,215 2,963 400
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Hammond

A large number of apartments in Hammond have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Hammond

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $869 to $1,672. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $869
One BR $1,027
Two BR $1,254
Three BR $1,539
Four BR $1,672
2024 Fair Market Rents in Hammond, Indiana

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Hammond?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 238 66 percent
One BR 2,424 85 percent
Two BR 2,753 65 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Hammond, Indiana

How many affordable rental units are in Hammond?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Hammond, Indiana including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Hammond, Indiana

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Hammond, Indiana

Hammond features 927 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 Hammond, Indiana

There are 468 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Hammond.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Hammond, Indiana

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Hammond landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Hammond.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Hammond, Indiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,129 and $1,379.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.