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

Discover affordable housing in Rush County where there are 9+ 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.

The Village at Flatrock Apartments

1800 N Flatrock River Ct, Rushville, Indiana 46173

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accessibility Accessible

East Park Apartments

1200 N Benjamin St, Rushville, Indiana 46173

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payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
accessibility Accessible

Carthage Apartments

2 S Harrison Street, Carthage, Indiana 46115

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payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers

Rushville Commons

215 Aspen Dr, Rushville, Indiana 46173

payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible

Bethel Community

221 Conrad Harcourt Way, Rushville, Indiana 46173

payment Subsidized

Silvertree Apartments

302 S West St, Milroy, Indiana 46156

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real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers

Carthage Manor Apartments

28 Manor Dr, Carthage, Indiana 46115

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payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible

Oakwood Manor Apartments

765 E 11th St, Rushville, Indiana 46173

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payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
accessibility Accessible

Rushville Assoc. for Homes

500 W 16th St, Rushville, Indiana 46173

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payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Rush County, Indiana

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
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Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
real_estate_agent Naturally Affordable
Naturally Occuring Affordable Housing - or NOAH - is any housing unit that offers affordable rent without participating in a rent subsidy program.
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Reported On March 31st, 2024 by Lorena Bentley

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Rush County, Indiana
$16.34/hour
$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 Rush 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 Rush County, Indiana.

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

How many renters live in Rush County, Indiana?

The County of Rush County has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this County. Renters make up 28.48 percent of the population living in Rush County.

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

There are an estimated housing units in the Rush County area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Rush County, Indiana, there are 1.11 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Rush County?

The rental vacancy rate in Rush County is 10 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

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

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Rush County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
68 420 617 632 113
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Rush County

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

How Much Is Rent in Rush County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $600 to $1,149. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $600
One BR $670
Two BR $863
Three BR $1,044
Four BR $1,149
2024 Fair Market Rents in Rush County, Indiana

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Rush 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 7 10 percent
One BR 241 57 percent
Two BR 365 59 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Rush County, Indiana

How many affordable rental units are in Rush County?

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

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

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

Income Based Apartments in Rush County, Indiana

Rush County features 218 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 Rush County, Indiana

There are 74 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Rush County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Rush County, Indiana

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

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

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.