Affordable Housing In Owen County
7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Owen County
Housing Authorities that serve Owen County
|South Central Community Action Program||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Owen County, Indiana
There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 204 affordable apartments for rent in Owen County, Indiana.
Income Based Apartments in Owen County, Indiana
Owen County features 142 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 Owen County, Indiana
There are 62 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Owen County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Owen County, Indiana
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Owen County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Owen County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Owen County, Indiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $659 and $805.
2021 Owen 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|
|Owen County, Indiana Fair Market Rent||$578||$581||$732||$1,041||$1,267|
|Owen County, Indiana Payment Standard Range||$520 to $636||$523 to $639||$659 to $805||$937 to $1,145||$1,140 to $1,394|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Owen County, IN Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||7|
|Total Low Income Apartments||204|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||142|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||20.36%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.44|
|Average Household Size||2.46|
|Median Household Income||$43,948 ±$1,902|
|Median Rent||$678 ±$44|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||33.26% ± 7.13pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Owen County is a county in Indiana with a population of 21,192. There are 8,553 households in the county with an average household size of 2.46 persons. 20.36% of households in Owen County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Owen County
The median gross income for households in Owen County is $43,948 a year, or $3,662 a month. The median rent for the county is $678 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Owen County, a household making less than $2,260 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.26% of households who rent are overburdened in Owen County.
Area Median Income In Owen 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 Owen County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $62,800
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 Owen 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 Owen 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 Owen 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 Owen 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 Owen County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Owen County
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|Gosport||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gosport is the South Central Community Action Program.|
|Spencer||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Spencer is the South Central Community Action Program.|