Affordable Housing In New Trenton
Franklin County, Indiana

Housing Authorities that serve New Trenton

Housing Authority Programs
Southeastern Indiana Economic Opportunity Corporation Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Family Self-Sufficiency

Guide To Affordable Housing in New Trenton, Indiana

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

Income Based Apartments in New Trenton, Indiana

New Trenton 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 New Trenton, Indiana

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in New Trenton, Indiana

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in New Trenton, Indiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $648 and $792.

2020 New Trenton, 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 $469 $547 $720 $913 $1,031
Payment Standard Range $422 to $516 $492 to $602 $648 to $792 $822 to $1,004 $928 to $1,134

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

New Trenton, 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 23.3%
Average Renter Household Size 2.37
Average Household Size 2.01
Median Household Income $57,944 ±$24,129
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 0% ± 53.66pp
Total Population 354

Population and Household Demographics

New Trenton is a City in Franklin County, Indiana with a population of 354. There are 176 households in the city with an average household size of 2.01 persons. 23.3% of households in New Trenton are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in New Trenton

The median gross income for households in New Trenton is $57,944 a year, or $4,829 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In New Trenton, a household making less than $0 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 0% of households who rent are overburdened in New Trenton.1

Area Median Income In New Trenton

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 New Trenton, the AMI is calculated from all households within Franklin County.

In New Trenton, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $67,600

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 New Trenton

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 New Trenton

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,250 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $23,700 $27,050 $30,450 $33,800 $36,550 $39,250 $41,950 $44,650
80% of Median $37,900 $43,300 $48,700 $54,100 $58,450 $62,800 $67,100 $71,450