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Affordable Housing In Martinsville
Morgan County, Indiana

8 Low Income Apartment Communities In Martinsville

Heather Heights Apartments

950 Cloverleaf Court
Martinsville, Indiana
Income Based
1-2 BR

The Retreat at Mineral Springs

110 N. Main St.
Martinsville, Indiana
Call For Rent
Studio-2 BR

Ken-Mar Apartments

210 W Pike St
Martinsville, Indiana
Elderly Supportive Housing

Morgan House II

470 N Main St
Martinsville, Indiana

Morgan House I

490 N Main St
Martinsville, Indiana

Pines Apartments of Martinsville

33 Pine Dr
Martinsville, Indiana

Country View Apartments - 2

338 Country View Ct
Martinsville, Indiana

308 Rogers Road

308 Rogers Rd
Martinsville, Indiana
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Housing Authorities that serve Martinsville

Housing Authority Programs
South Central Community Action Program Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Martinsville, Indiana

There are 8 low income housing apartment communities offering 410 affordable apartments for rent in Martinsville, Indiana.

Income Based Apartments in Martinsville, Indiana

Martinsville features 308 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 Martinsville, Indiana

There are 102 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Martinsville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Martinsville, Indiana

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Martinsville, Indiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $851 and $1,041.

2020 Martinsville, 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 $674 $778 $946 $1,256 $1,439
Payment Standard Range $607 to $741 $700 to $856 $851 to $1,041 $1,130 to $1,382 $1,295 to $1,583

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Martinsville, IN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 8
Total Low Income Apartments 410
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 308
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 46.41%
Average Renter Household Size 2.56
Average Household Size 2.50
Median Household Income $36,403 ±$3,736
Median Rent $686 ±$20
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 51.53% ± 8.04pp
Total Population 11,739

Population and Household Demographics

Martinsville is a city in Morgan County, Indiana with a population of 11,739. There are 4,441 households in the city with an average household size of 2.50 persons. 46.41% of households in Martinsville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Martinsville

The median gross income for households in Martinsville is $36,403 a year, or $3,034 a month. The median rent for the city is $686 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Martinsville, a household making less than $2,287 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 51.53% of households who rent are overburdened in Martinsville.

Area Median Income In Martinsville

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 Martinsville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Morgan County.

In Martinsville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $82,000

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 Martinsville

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 Martinsville

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,250 $19,700 $22,150 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $28,700 $32,800 $36,900 $41,000 $44,300 $47,600 $50,850 $54,150
80% of Median $45,950 $52,500 $59,050 $65,600 $70,850 $76,100 $81,350 $86,600