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Affordable Housing In Russiaville
Howard County, Indiana

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Russiaville

Delta Commons %Landmark Mgmt

360 E. Kinsey Dr.
Russiaville, Indiana
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Housing Authorities that serve Russiaville

Housing Authority Programs
Peru Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Russiaville, Indiana

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 20 affordable apartments for rent in Russiaville, Indiana.

Income Based Apartments in Russiaville, Indiana

Russiaville features 20 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 Russiaville, Indiana

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Russiaville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Russiaville, Indiana

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Russiaville landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Russiaville.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Russiaville, Indiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $659 and $805.

2021 Russiaville, 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 $576 $579 $732 $1,019 $1,121
Payment Standard Range $518 to $634 $521 to $637 $659 to $805 $917 to $1,121 $1,009 to $1,233

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Russiaville, IN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 20
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 20
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.51%
Average Renter Household Size 1.74
Average Household Size 2.42
Median Household Income $51,034 ±$5,059
Median Rent $606 ±$137
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50.77% ± 18.49pp
Total Population 1,104

Population and Household Demographics

Russiaville is a city in Howard County, Indiana with a population of 1,104. There are 456 households in the city with an average household size of 2.42 persons. 28.51% of households in Russiaville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Russiaville

The median gross income for households in Russiaville is $51,034 a year, or $4,253 a month. The median rent for the city is $606 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Russiaville, a household making less than $2,020 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50.77% of households who rent are overburdened in Russiaville.

Area Median Income In Russiaville

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Russiaville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Howard County.

In Russiaville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $63,900

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 Russiaville

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 Russiaville

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,750 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $43,100
50% of Median $22,900 $26,150 $29,400 $32,650 $35,300 $37,900 $40,500 $43,100
80% of Median $36,600 $41,800 $47,050 $52,250 $56,450 $60,650 $64,800 $69,000