Affordable Housing In Oolitic
Lawrence County, Indiana

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Oolitic

Manor View Apartments

608 W 9th St
Oolitic, Indiana
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Housing Authorities that serve Oolitic

Housing Authority Programs
Hoosier Uplands Economic Development Corporation Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Oolitic, Indiana

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 256 affordable apartments for rent in Oolitic, Indiana.

Income Based Apartments in Oolitic, Indiana

Oolitic features 256 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 Oolitic, Indiana

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Oolitic, Indiana

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Oolitic, Indiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $692 and $846.

2021 Oolitic, 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
Oolitic, Indiana Fair Market Rent $507 $584 $769 $956 $1,223
Oolitic, Indiana Payment Standard Range $456 to $558 $526 to $642 $692 to $846 $860 to $1,052 $1,101 to $1,345

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Oolitic, IN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 256
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 256
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 21.77%
Average Renter Household Size 1.87
Average Household Size 2.35
Median Household Income $45,921 ±$7,337
Median Rent $421 ±$92
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.56% ± 25.44pp
Total Population 1,091

Population and Household Demographics

Oolitic is a city in Lawrence County, Indiana with a population of 1,091. There are 464 households in the city with an average household size of 2.35 persons. 21.77% of households in Oolitic are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Oolitic

The median gross income for households in Oolitic is $45,921 a year, or $3,827 a month. The median rent for the city is $421 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Oolitic, a household making less than $1,403 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.56% of households who rent are overburdened in Oolitic.

Area Median Income In Oolitic

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 Oolitic, the AMI is calculated from all households within Lawrence County.

In Oolitic, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,000

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 Oolitic

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 Oolitic

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Oolitic AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,050 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,100
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Oolitic AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$23,400 $26,750 $30,100 $33,400 $36,100 $38,750 $41,450 $44,100
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Oolitic AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$37,450 $42,800 $48,150 $53,450 $57,750 $62,050 $66,300 $70,600