Affordable Housing In Rush County

9 Low Income Apartment Communities In Rush County

Carthage Apartments

2 S Harrison Street
Carthage, IN

Bethel Community

221 Conrad Harcourt Way
Rushville, IN
Elderly Supportive Housing

Rushville Commons

215 Aspen Dr
Rushville, IN

East Park Apartments

1200 N Benjamin St
Rushville, IN

Rushville Assoc. for Homes

500 W 16th St
Rushville, IN

Oakwood Manor Apartments

765 E 11th St
Rushville, IN

The Village at Flatrock Apartments

1800 N Flatrock River Ct
Rushville, IN
Accepts Vouchers

Silvertree Apartments

302 S West St
Milroy, IN
Accepts Vouchers

Carthage Manor Apartments

28 Manor Dr
Carthage, IN
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Housing Authorities that serve Rush County

Housing Authority Programs
Interlocal Community Action Program Inc Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Rush County, Indiana

There are 9 low income housing apartment communities offering 352 affordable apartments for rent in Rush County, Indiana.

Income Based Apartments in Rush County, Indiana

Rush County features 264 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 88 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 $643 and $785.

2020 Rush 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
Fair Market Rent $500 $542 $714 $890 $994
Payment Standard Range $450 to $550 $488 to $596 $643 to $785 $801 to $979 $895 to $1,093

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Rush County, IN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 9
Total Low Income Apartments 352
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 264
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.57%
Average Renter Household Size 2.43
Average Household Size 2.42
Median Household Income $45,121 ±$2,771
Median Rent $630 ±$46
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 34.85% ± 7.43pp
Total Population 16,991

Population and Household Demographics

Rush County is a County in Indiana with a population of 16,991. There are 6,942 households in the county with an average household size of 2.42 persons. 28.57% of households in Rush County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Rush County

The median gross income for households in Rush County is $45,121 a year, or $3,760 a month. The median rent for the county is $630 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Rush County, a household making less than $2,100 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 34.85% of households who rent are overburdened in Rush County.1

Area Median Income In Rush 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 Rush County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $59,200

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 Rush 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 Rush County HUD Rental Assistance in Rush County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,550 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $42,600
50% of Median $22,600 $25,800 $29,050 $32,250 $34,850 $37,450 $40,000 $42,600
80% of Median $36,150 $41,300 $46,450 $51,600 $55,750 $59,900 $64,000 $68,150

Cities In Rush County

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City Listings Served By
Milroy 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Milroy is the Interlocal Community Action Program Inc.
Rushville 6 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rushville is the Interlocal Community Action Program Inc.
Carthage 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Carthage is the Interlocal Community Action Program Inc.
Arlington 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Arlington is the Interlocal Community Action Program Inc.
Manilla 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Manilla is the Interlocal Community Action Program Inc.