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Affordable Housing In Newton County

Waiting List Openings In Newton County

Waiting ListStatus
Northwest Indiana Community Action Housing Choice Voucher Open Now

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Newton County

Ashland Place Senior Apartments

122 N Iroquois St
Goodland, Indiana
Income Based
1 BR

Hillside Apartments

204 N 1st St
Kentland, Indiana

Prairie View Apartments

320 W Seymour St
Kentland, Indiana

Iroquois Manor

421 E Main St
Brook, Indiana
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Housing Authorities that serve Newton County

Housing Authority Programs
Northwest Indiana Community Action Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Newton County, Indiana

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 77 affordable apartments for rent in Newton County, Indiana.

Income Based Apartments in Newton County, Indiana

Newton County features 58 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 Newton County, Indiana

There are 19 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Newton County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Newton County, Indiana

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Newton County, Indiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $825 and $1,009.

2020 Newton 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
Fair Market Rent $597 $746 $917 $1,143 $1,292
Payment Standard Range $537 to $657 $671 to $821 $825 to $1,009 $1,029 to $1,257 $1,163 to $1,421

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Newton County, IN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 77
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 58
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.79%
Average Renter Household Size 2.47
Average Household Size 2.56
Median Household Income $46,895 ±$5,423
Median Rent $699 ±$42
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 32.94% ± 6.48pp
Total Population 14,057

Population and Household Demographics

Newton County is a county in Indiana with a population of 14,057. There are 5,401 households in the county with an average household size of 2.56 persons. 24.79% of households in Newton County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Newton County

The median gross income for households in Newton County is $46,895 a year, or $3,908 a month. The median rent for the county is $699 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Newton County, a household making less than $2,330 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 32.94% of households who rent are overburdened in Newton County.

Area Median Income In Newton 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 Newton County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $74,900

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 Newton 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 Newton County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,750 $18,000 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $26,250 $30,000 $33,750 $37,450 $40,450 $43,450 $46,450 $49,450
80% of Median $41,950 $47,950 $53,950 $59,900 $64,700 $69,500 $74,300 $79,100

Cities In Newton County

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City Served By
Brook The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brook is the Northwest Indiana Community Action.
Goodland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Goodland is the Northwest Indiana Community Action.
Kentland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kentland is the Northwest Indiana Community Action.
Lake Village The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lake Village is the Northwest Indiana Community Action.
Morocco The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Morocco is the Northwest Indiana Community Action.
Mount Ayr The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mount Ayr is the Northwest Indiana Community Action.