Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Orange County, IN

Discover affordable housing in Orange County where there are 14+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Pleasant View of West Baden Apartments

743 Habig Dr, West Baden Springs, Indiana 47469

Paoli Heights Apartments

176 E Hospital Rd, Paoli, Indiana 47454

Hamilton Oaks Apartments

9673 W State Road 56, French Lick, Indiana 47432

Camelot Court of French Lick

556 S Maple St, French Lick, Indiana 47432

Camelot Court of Paoli

112 Linden St, Paoli, Indiana 47454

Edgewood Terrace Apartments

1011 S Edgewood Dr, French Lick, Indiana 47432

Camelot Court of Orleans

200 W Harding St, Orleans, Indiana 47452

Paoli Height Apartments

176 East Hospital Road, Paoli, Indiana 47454

Schoolview Heights

8453 College Street, French Lick, Indiana 47432

Paoli Country Place Apartments

199 W. Wainwright, Paoli, Indiana 47454

Lost River Place

6402 N Vance St, Orleans, Indiana 47452


8163 W State Road 56, West Baden Springs, Indiana 47469

Windsor Manor Apartments

1200 N Daniel Ln, Paoli, Indiana 47454

Oak Park Apartments CO Olynger Mgmt

151 E Harrison St, Orleans, Indiana 47452

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The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Orange County, Indiana
$9.09 (+125%) more than Indiana minimum wage and $9.09 (+125%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Orange County, Indiana?

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Orange County, Indiana.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Orange County, Indiana.

Go to the Indiana Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Orange County.

How many renters live in Orange County, Indiana?

The County of Orange County has 19,768 people living in 7,951 households.

There are 4,751 renters living in 1,768 renter households in this County. Renters make up 24.03 percent of the population living in Orange County.

What is the rental market like in Orange County, Indiana?

There are an estimated 9,074 housing units in the Orange County area. Of these, 1,899 units are rental homes, making up 21 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Orange County, Indiana, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Orange County?

The rental vacancy rate in Orange County is 5 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Orange County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Orange County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
27 313 691 564 155
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Orange County

A large number of apartments in Orange County have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Orange County are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 44 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 17 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Orange County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $600 to $1,304. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $600
One BR $657
Two BR $863
Three BR $1,216
Four BR $1,304
2024 Fair Market Rents in Orange County, Indiana

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Orange County?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 27 100 percent
One BR 239 76 percent
Two BR 465 67 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Orange County, Indiana

How many affordable rental units are in Orange County?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Orange County, Indiana including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 124
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 161
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 233
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Orange County, Indiana

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Orange County, Indiana

Orange County features 306 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 Orange County, Indiana

There are 36 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Orange County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Orange County, Indiana

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Orange County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Orange County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Orange County, Indiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $777 and $949.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.