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Affordable Housing In Jalapa
Grant County, Indiana

Housing Authorities that serve Jalapa

Housing Authority Programs
Peru Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Jalapa, Indiana

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Jalapa, Indiana.

Income Based Apartments in Jalapa, Indiana

Jalapa features 0 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 Jalapa, Indiana

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Jalapa.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Jalapa, Indiana

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Jalapa landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Jalapa.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Jalapa, Indiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $659 and $805.

2021 Jalapa, 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
Fair Market Rent $574 $598 $732 $961 $1,099
Payment Standard Range $517 to $631 $538 to $658 $659 to $805 $865 to $1,057 $989 to $1,209

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Jalapa, IN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters %
Average Renter Household Size 0.00
Average Household Size 2.91
Median Household Income $76,500 ±$34,947
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Total Population 204

Population and Household Demographics

Jalapa is a city in Grant County, Indiana with a population of 204. There are 70 households in the city with an average household size of 2.91 persons. % of households in Jalapa are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Jalapa

The median gross income for households in Jalapa is $76,500 a year, or $6,375 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Area Median Income In Jalapa

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Jalapa, the AMI is calculated from all households within Grant County.

In Jalapa, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $58,500

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 Jalapa

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 Jalapa

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,750 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $43,100
50% of Median $22,900 $26,150 $29,400 $32,650 $35,300 $37,900 $40,500 $43,100
80% of Median $36,600 $41,800 $47,050 $52,250 $56,450 $60,650 $64,800 $69,000