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Affordable Housing In Nappanee
Elkhart County, Indiana

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Nappanee

Northwood Apartments Nappanee

900 Northwood Cir
Nappanee, Indiana

451 North Main Street

451 N Main St
Nappanee, Indiana
Accepts Vouchers

Main Street Manor ( Nappanee Central School )

401 N Main St
Nappanee, Indiana
Accepts Vouchers

Applewood Apts % Landmark Mgmt

1702 Northwood Dr
Nappanee, Indiana
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Housing Authorities that serve Nappanee

Housing Authority Programs
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Nappanee, Indiana

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 112 affordable apartments for rent in Nappanee, Indiana.

Income Based Apartments in Nappanee, Indiana

Nappanee features 78 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 Nappanee, Indiana

There are 34 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Nappanee.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Nappanee, Indiana

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Nappanee, Indiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $735 and $899.

2020 Nappanee, 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 $532 $630 $817 $1,029 $1,129
Payment Standard Range $479 to $585 $567 to $693 $735 to $899 $926 to $1,132 $1,016 to $1,242

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Nappanee, IN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 112
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 78
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 31.57%
Average Renter Household Size 2.28
Average Household Size 2.70
Median Household Income $48,918 ±$3,776
Median Rent $572 ±$119
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.17% ± 11.79pp
Total Population 6,650

Population and Household Demographics

Nappanee is a city in Elkhart County, Indiana with a population of 6,650. There are 2,458 households in the city with an average household size of 2.70 persons. 31.57% of households in Nappanee are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Nappanee

The median gross income for households in Nappanee is $48,918 a year, or $4,077 a month. The median rent for the city is $572 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Nappanee, a household making less than $1,907 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.17% of households who rent are overburdened in Nappanee.

Area Median Income In Nappanee

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 Nappanee, the AMI is calculated from all households within Elkhart County.

In Nappanee, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $70,200

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 Nappanee

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 Nappanee

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,750 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $24,600 $28,100 $31,600 $35,100 $37,950 $40,750 $43,550 $46,350
80% of Median $39,350 $44,950 $50,550 $56,150 $60,650 $65,150 $69,650 $74,150