Affordable Housing In LaPorte County
15 Low Income Apartment Communities In LaPorte County
Housing Authorities that serve LaPorte County
|Northwest Indiana Community Action||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Other Housing Authorities located in LaPorte County
|Michigan City Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in LaPorte County, Indiana
There are 15 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,197 affordable apartments for rent in LaPorte County, Indiana.
Income Based Apartments in LaPorte County, Indiana
LaPorte County features 553 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 LaPorte County, Indiana
There are 644 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in LaPorte County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in LaPorte County, Indiana
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay LaPorte County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in LaPorte County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in LaPorte County, Indiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $706 and $862.
2020 LaPorte 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||$511||$607||$784||$1,018||$1,062|
|Payment Standard Range||$460 to $562||$546 to $668||$706 to $862||$916 to $1,120||$956 to $1,168|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
LaPorte County, IN Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||15|
|Total Low Income Apartments||1,197|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||553|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||29.44%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.26|
|Average Household Size||2.38|
|Median Household Income||$46,872 ±$1,714|
|Median Rent||$702 ±$18|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||46.94% ± 3.58pp|
Population and Household Demographics
LaPorte County is a County in Indiana with a population of 111,280. There are 43,004 households in the county with an average household size of 2.38 persons. 29.44% of households in LaPorte County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in LaPorte County
The median gross income for households in LaPorte County is $46,872 a year, or $3,906 a month. The median rent for the county is $702 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In LaPorte County, a household making less than $2,340 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.94% of households who rent are overburdened in LaPorte County.1
Area Median Income In LaPorte 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 LaPorte County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $70,400
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 LaPorte 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 LaPorte County HUD Rental Assistance in LaPorte County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$14,150||$16,910||$21,330||$25,750||$30,170||$34,590||$39,010||$43,430|
|50% of Median||$23,500||$26,850||$30,200||$33,550||$36,250||$38,950||$41,650||$44,300|
|80% of Median||$37,600||$42,950||$48,300||$53,650||$57,950||$62,250||$66,550||$70,850|
Cities In LaPorte County
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|Fish Lake||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fish Lake is the Northwest Indiana Community Action.|
|Hanna||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hanna is the Northwest Indiana Community Action.|
|Hudson Lake||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hudson Lake is the Northwest Indiana Community Action.|
|Kingsbury||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kingsbury is the Northwest Indiana Community Action.|
|Kingsford Heights||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kingsford Heights is the Northwest Indiana Community Action.|
|La Crosse||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves La Crosse is the Northwest Indiana Community Action.|
|Long Beach||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Long Beach is the Northwest Indiana Community Action.|
|Michiana Shores||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Michiana Shores is the Northwest Indiana Community Action.|
|Pottawattamie Park||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pottawattamie Park is the Northwest Indiana Community Action.|
|Rolling Prairie||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rolling Prairie is the Northwest Indiana Community Action.|
|Trail Creek||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Trail Creek is the Northwest Indiana Community Action.|
|Wanatah||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wanatah is the Northwest Indiana Community Action.|
|Westville||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Westville is the Northwest Indiana Community Action.|