Affordable Housing In Monroe County
Indiana

Affordable Housing programs support 1,283 income based apartments in Monroe County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 1,194 affordable apartments in Monroe County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Monroe County, Indiana

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Monroe County. Go to the Indiana Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Monroe County.

Patterson Pointe Senior Residence

454 South Westplex Avenue
Bloomington, Indiana
$507-751
1-2 BR
55+

Arlington Park Apartments

1320 N Arlington Park Dr.
Bloomington, Indiana
$530-780
1-3 BR
Affordable

Woodbridge Apartments

3401 E John Hinkle Pl
Bloomington, Indiana
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Rent Assisted

Cambridge Square Bloomington

307 N Pete Ellis Dr
Bloomington, Indiana
Call For Rent
1 BR
Rent Assisted
Accessible
62+

Limestone Crossing

540 S Basswood Dr
Bloomington, Indiana
$700-705
1 BR
Affordable

Union at Crescent

1100 N Crescent Rd
Bloomington, Indiana
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Affordable

Southern Knoll

1107 W. 3rd Street Bloomington, IN
Bloomington, Indiana
$340-750
Studio-3 BR
Accessible
Affordable

Crestmont Community

1112 N Lindbergh Dr
Bloomington, Indiana
Call For Rent
Studio BR

Covenanter Hill

3101 E Covenanter Dr.,
Bloomington, Indiana
Affordable

Walnut Woods

818 E Miller Dr
Bloomington, Indiana
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
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Affordable Housing In Monroe County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Monroe County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Bloomington, IN Affordable Housing programs support 32 apartment communities in Bloomington.
Affordable Housing In Ellettsville, IN Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Ellettsville.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Monroe 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
Bloomington Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)
South Central Community Action Program Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the Indiana Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Monroe County.

Monroe County, Indiana Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Monroe County, Indiana

Monroe County features 1,283 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 Monroe County, Indiana

There are 1,194 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Monroe County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Monroe County, Indiana

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Monroe County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Monroe County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Monroe County, Indiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,012 and $1,236.

2023 Monroe 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
Monroe County, Indiana Fair Market Rent $817 $957 $1,124 $1,573 $1,864
Monroe County, Indiana Payment Standard Range $735 to $899 $861 to $1,053 $1,012 to $1,236 $1,416 to $1,730 $1,678 to $2,050

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Monroe County, IN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 35
Total Low Income Apartments 2,573
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,283
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 46.37%
Average Renter Household Size 2.20
Average Household Size 2.36
Median Household Income $42,404 ±$1,539
Median Rent $836 ±$14
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 58.98% ± 2.72pp
Total Population 142,404

Population and Household Demographics

Monroe County is a county in Indiana with a population of 142,404. There are 54,165 households in the county with an average household size of 2.36 persons. 46.37% of households in Monroe County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Monroe County

The median gross income for households in Monroe County is $42,404 a year, or $3,534 a month. The median rent for the county is $836 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Monroe County, a household making less than $2,787 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 58.98% of households who rent are overburdened in Monroe County.

Area Median Income In Monroe 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 Monroe County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $91,400

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 Monroe 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 Monroe County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Monroe County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,950 $20,500 $23,050 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Monroe County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,900 $34,150 $38,400 $42,650 $46,100 $49,500 $52,900 $56,300
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Monroe County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$47,800 $54,600 $61,450 $68,250 $73,750 $79,200 $84,650 $90,100