Affordable Housing In Orange County
13 Low Income Apartment Communities In Orange County
Housing Authorities that serve Orange County
|Hoosier Uplands Economic Development Corporation||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Orange County, Indiana
There are 13 low income housing apartment communities offering 395 affordable apartments for rent in Orange County, Indiana.
Income Based Apartments in Orange County, Indiana
Orange County features 282 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 89 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 $659 and $805.
2021 Orange 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|
|Orange County, Indiana Fair Market Rent||$512||$563||$732||$999||$1,267|
|Orange County, Indiana Payment Standard Range||$461 to $563||$507 to $619||$659 to $805||$899 to $1,099||$1,140 to $1,394|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Orange County, IN Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||13|
|Total Low Income Apartments||395|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||282|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||23.73%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.23|
|Average Household Size||2.54|
|Median Household Income||$39,812 ±$2,839|
|Median Rent||$580 ±$31|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||37.19% ± 6.63pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Orange County is a county in Indiana with a population of 19,725. There are 7,648 households in the county with an average household size of 2.54 persons. 23.73% of households in Orange County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Orange County
The median gross income for households in Orange County is $39,812 a year, or $3,318 a month. The median rent for the county is $580 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Orange County, a household making less than $1,933 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 37.19% of households who rent are overburdened in Orange County.
Area Median Income In Orange 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 Orange County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $59,700
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 Orange 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 Orange County
|1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Orange County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Orange County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Orange County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Orange County
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|French Lick||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves French Lick is the Hoosier Uplands Economic Development Corporation.|
|Orleans||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Orleans is the Hoosier Uplands Economic Development Corporation.|
|Paoli||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Paoli is the Hoosier Uplands Economic Development Corporation.|
|West Baden Springs||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Baden Springs is the Hoosier Uplands Economic Development Corporation.|