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Affordable Housing In Lawrence County
Indiana

14 Low Income Apartment Communities In Lawrence County

Pines Apartments of Bedford

2010 Stevens Ave
Bedford, Indiana

Elm Park Apts I

1200 Elm Park Drive
Mitchell, Indiana

Clover Park II

2516 Sanders Lane
Bedford, Indiana

Clover Park I

2512 Clover Lane
Bedford, Indiana

Housing Authorities that serve Lawrence County

Housing Authority Programs
Hoosier Uplands Economic Development Corporation Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Lawrence County, Indiana

There are 14 low income housing apartment communities offering 987 affordable apartments for rent in Lawrence County, Indiana.

Income Based Apartments in Lawrence County, Indiana

Lawrence County features 739 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 Lawrence County, Indiana

There are 248 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lawrence County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lawrence County, Indiana

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lawrence County, Indiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $692 and $846.

2021 Lawrence 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
Lawrence County, Indiana Fair Market Rent $507 $584 $769 $956 $1,223
Lawrence County, Indiana Payment Standard Range $456 to $558 $526 to $642 $692 to $846 $860 to $1,052 $1,101 to $1,345

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Lawrence County, IN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 14
Total Low Income Apartments 987
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 739
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 22.98%
Average Renter Household Size 2.18
Average Household Size 2.44
Median Household Income $45,875 ±$1,842
Median Rent $637 ±$23
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.08% ± 5.95pp
Total Population 45,814

Population and Household Demographics

Lawrence County is a county in Indiana with a population of 45,814. There are 18,494 households in the county with an average household size of 2.44 persons. 22.98% of households in Lawrence County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lawrence County

The median gross income for households in Lawrence County is $45,875 a year, or $3,823 a month. The median rent for the county is $637 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lawrence County, a household making less than $2,123 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.08% of households who rent are overburdened in Lawrence County.

Area Median Income In Lawrence 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 Lawrence County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,000

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 Lawrence 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 Lawrence County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Lawrence County 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 Lawrence County 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 Lawrence County 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

Cities In Lawrence County

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City Served By
Avoca The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Avoca is the Hoosier Uplands Economic Development Corporation.
Bedford The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bedford is the Bedford Housing Authority.
Mitchell The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mitchell is the Hoosier Uplands Economic Development Corporation.
Oolitic The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oolitic is the Hoosier Uplands Economic Development Corporation.
Williams The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Williams is the Hoosier Uplands Economic Development Corporation.