Affordable Housing In Lapel
Madison County, Indiana

Housing Authorities that serve Lapel

Housing Authority Programs
Interlocal Community Action Program Inc Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Lapel, Indiana

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

Income Based Apartments in Lapel, Indiana

Lapel 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 Lapel, Indiana

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lapel, Indiana

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lapel, Indiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $724 and $884.

2021 Lapel, 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
Lapel, Indiana Fair Market Rent $558 $619 $804 $1,038 $1,104
Lapel, Indiana Payment Standard Range $502 to $614 $557 to $681 $724 to $884 $934 to $1,142 $994 to $1,214

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Lapel, 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 27.66%
Average Renter Household Size 1.97
Average Household Size 2.08
Median Household Income $44,028 ±$6,211
Median Rent $758 ±$58
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.75% ± 19.16pp
Total Population 1,833

Population and Household Demographics

Lapel is a city in Madison County, Indiana with a population of 1,833. There are 882 households in the city with an average household size of 2.08 persons. 27.66% of households in Lapel are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lapel

The median gross income for households in Lapel is $44,028 a year, or $3,669 a month. The median rent for the city is $758 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lapel, a household making less than $2,527 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.75% of households who rent are overburdened in Lapel.

Area Median Income In Lapel

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 Lapel, the AMI is calculated from all households within Madison County.

In Lapel, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $62,900

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 Lapel

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 Lapel

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Lapel AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,050 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,100
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Lapel AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$23,400 $26,750 $30,100 $33,400 $36,100 $38,750 $41,450 $44,100
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Lapel AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$37,450 $42,800 $48,150 $53,450 $57,750 $62,050 $66,300 $70,600