Affordable Housing In Martin County
Indiana

Affordable Housing programs support 100 income based apartments in Martin County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 136 affordable apartments in Martin County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Martin County, Indiana

There is one Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list open in Martin County.

Go to the Indiana Section 8 Waiting Lists page for more openings near Martin County.

Country Place Apartments - Loogootee

31 Country Place
Loogootee, Indiana
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

West Court

Vine St and William Daily Dr
Loogootee, Indiana
Rent Assisted

Loogootee Elderly Housing, L.P.

211 Cedar Street
Loogootee, Indiana
Rent Assisted

Village Apartments of Shoals

11708 Ironton Rd
Shoals, Indiana
Affordable

City of Loogootee

City of Loogootee
Loogootee, Indiana
Affordable

East Court

Queen and Boston St
Loogootee, Indiana
Affordable

Shoals Senior Housing Inc

217 Capitol
Shoals, Indiana
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Affordable Housing In Martin County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Martin County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Loogootee, IN Affordable Housing programs support 5 apartment communities in Loogootee.
Affordable Housing In Shoals, IN Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Shoals.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Martin County, Indiana

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Housing Authority Programs
Hoosier Uplands Economic Development Corporation Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the Indiana Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Martin County.

Martin County, Indiana Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Martin County, Indiana

Martin County features 100 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 Martin County, Indiana

There are 136 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Martin County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Martin County, Indiana

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Martin County, Indiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $743 and $909.

2023 Martin 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
Martin County, Indiana Fair Market Rent $576 $628 $826 $1,005 $1,407
Martin County, Indiana Payment Standard Range $518 to $634 $565 to $691 $743 to $909 $905 to $1,106 $1,266 to $1,548

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Martin County, IN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 236
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 100
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 22.07%
Average Renter Household Size 1.86
Average Household Size 2.42
Median Household Income $44,589 ±$4,399
Median Rent $521 ±$51
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 26.97% ± 7.98pp
Total Population 10,262

Population and Household Demographics

Martin County is a county in Indiana with a population of 10,262. There are 4,201 households in the county with an average household size of 2.42 persons. 22.07% of households in Martin County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Martin County

The median gross income for households in Martin County is $44,589 a year, or $3,716 a month. The median rent for the county is $521 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Martin County, a household making less than $1,737 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 26.97% of households who rent are overburdened in Martin County.

Area Median Income In Martin 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 Martin County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $73,700

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 Martin 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 Martin County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Martin County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,650 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Martin County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$26,100 $29,800 $33,550 $37,250 $40,250 $43,250 $46,200 $49,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Martin County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$41,750 $47,700 $53,650 $59,600 $64,400 $69,150 $73,950 $78,700