Affordable Housing In Mount Summit
Henry County, Indiana

Housing Authorities that serve Mount Summit

Housing Authority Programs
Interlocal Community Action Program Inc Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Mount Summit, Indiana

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Mount Summit, Indiana.

Income Based Apartments in Mount Summit, Indiana

Mount Summit features 0 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 Mount Summit, Indiana

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Mount Summit.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Mount Summit, Indiana

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Mount Summit, Indiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $645 and $789.

2020 Mount Summit, 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 $502 $580 $717 $958 $1,009
Payment Standard Range $452 to $552 $522 to $638 $645 to $789 $862 to $1,054 $908 to $1,110

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Mount Summit, IN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 15.46%
Average Renter Household Size 2.47
Average Household Size 2.77
Median Household Income $50,625 ±$12,518
Median Rent $550 ±$250
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 36.67% ± 61.32pp
Total Population 537

Population and Household Demographics

Mount Summit is a City in Henry County, Indiana with a population of 537. There are 194 households in the city with an average household size of 2.77 persons. 15.46% of households in Mount Summit are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Mount Summit

The median gross income for households in Mount Summit is $50,625 a year, or $4,219 a month. The median rent for the city is $550 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Mount Summit, a household making less than $1,833 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.67% of households who rent are overburdened in Mount Summit.1

Area Median Income In Mount Summit

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 Mount Summit, the AMI is calculated from all households within Henry County.

In Mount Summit, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $58,600

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 Mount Summit

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 Mount Summit

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,550 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $42,600
50% of Median $22,600 $25,800 $29,050 $32,250 $34,850 $37,450 $40,000 $42,600
80% of Median $36,150 $41,300 $46,450 $51,600 $55,750 $59,900 $64,000 $68,150