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Affordable Housing In Liberty
Union County, Indiana

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Liberty

Patriot Pointe Apartments

402 S Independence Ln
Liberty, Indiana
2-4 BR

Liberty Green Apartments

207 W Sycamore
Liberty, Indiana

Southview Courts

615 W High St
Liberty, Indiana
Elderly Supportive Housing

Panoramic Apartments

100 Meadow Ln
Liberty, Indiana
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Housing Authorities that serve Liberty

Housing Authority Programs
Southeastern Indiana Economic Opportunity Corporation Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Family Self-Sufficiency

Guide To Affordable Housing in Liberty, Indiana

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 166 affordable apartments for rent in Liberty, Indiana.

Income Based Apartments in Liberty, Indiana

Liberty features 50 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 Liberty, Indiana

There are 116 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Liberty.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Liberty, Indiana

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Liberty, Indiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $672 and $822.

2021 Liberty, 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 $495 $571 $747 $958 $1,057
Payment Standard Range $446 to $545 $514 to $628 $672 to $822 $862 to $1,054 $951 to $1,163

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Liberty, IN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 166
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 50
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 37.86%
Average Renter Household Size 2.34
Average Household Size 2.53
Median Household Income $38,173 ±$6,125
Median Rent $650 ±$70
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 51.83% ± 13.31pp
Total Population 2,074

Population and Household Demographics

Liberty is a city in Union County, Indiana with a population of 2,074. There are 795 households in the city with an average household size of 2.53 persons. 37.86% of households in Liberty are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Liberty

The median gross income for households in Liberty is $38,173 a year, or $3,181 a month. The median rent for the city is $650 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Liberty, a household making less than $2,167 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 51.83% of households who rent are overburdened in Liberty.

Area Median Income In Liberty

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 Liberty, the AMI is calculated from all households within Union County.

In Liberty, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $61,300

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 Liberty

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 Liberty

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