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Affordable Housing In Jefferson County
Indiana


Waiting List Openings In Jefferson County

Waiting ListStatus
Ohio Valley Opportunities Housing Choice Voucher Open Soon

12 Low Income Apartment Communities In Jefferson County

Windridge Apartments

2855 Windridge Drive
Madison, Indiana
Income Based
1-4 BR

Presidential Estates

2855 Windridge Dr
Madison, Indiana
Income Based
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Madison Heritage Apartments

101 W 2nd Street
Madison, Indiana
Call For Rent
Studio-1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Willowview Apartments

3100 Bevcher Dr
Madison, Indiana
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Riverside Tower Lofts

1001 W. 2nd Street
Madison, Indiana

Pleasant View Townhomes

361 Graystone Dr
Hanover, Indiana

Pleasant View of Hanover

Hwy 7 N
Madison, Indiana

Valley Court Apartments

559 Ovo Dr
Madison, Indiana

Rivertrace Apartments

150 Broadway St
Madison, Indiana

Clifton Heights Apartments

401 Virginia Ave
Madison, Indiana

Housing Authorities that serve Jefferson County

Housing Authority Programs
Ohio Valley Opportunities Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Mainstream Voucher

Guide To Affordable Housing in Jefferson County, Indiana

There are 12 low income housing apartment communities offering 456 affordable apartments for rent in Jefferson County, Indiana.

Income Based Apartments in Jefferson County, Indiana

Jefferson County features 241 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 Jefferson County, Indiana

There are 115 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Jefferson County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Jefferson County, Indiana

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Jefferson County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Jefferson County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Jefferson County, Indiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $679 and $829.

2020 Jefferson 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
Fair Market Rent $597 $601 $754 $1,029 $1,101
Payment Standard Range $537 to $657 $541 to $661 $679 to $829 $926 to $1,132 $991 to $1,211

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Jefferson County, IN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 12
Total Low Income Apartments 456
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 241
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.16%
Average Renter Household Size 2.40
Average Household Size 2.37
Median Household Income $45,718 ±$1,835
Median Rent $680 ±$29
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.18% ± 6.56pp
Total Population 32,453

Population and Household Demographics

Jefferson County is a county in Indiana with a population of 32,453. There are 12,694 households in the county with an average household size of 2.37 persons. 28.16% of households in Jefferson County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Jefferson County

The median gross income for households in Jefferson County is $45,718 a year, or $3,810 a month. The median rent for the county is $680 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Jefferson County, a household making less than $2,267 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.18% of households who rent are overburdened in Jefferson County.

Area Median Income In Jefferson 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 Jefferson County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $64,100

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 Jefferson 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 Jefferson County

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

Cities In Jefferson County

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City Served By
Brooksburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brooksburg is the Ohio Valley Opportunities.
Canaan The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Canaan is the Ohio Valley Opportunities.
Deputy The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Deputy is the Ohio Valley Opportunities.
Dupont The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dupont is the Ohio Valley Opportunities.
Hanover The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hanover is the Ohio Valley Opportunities.
Kent The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kent is the Ohio Valley Opportunities.
Madison The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Madison is the Ohio Valley Opportunities.