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Affordable Housing In Scott County

Waiting List Openings In Scott County

Waiting ListStatus
Ohio Valley Opportunities Housing Choice Voucher Open Soon

14 Low Income Apartment Communities In Scott County

Austin Village

856 Broadway Street
Austin, Indiana
Income Based
1-4 BR

Waters Edge Apartments I

20 Red Oak Way
Austin, Indiana
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

Scott Valley Court Apartments

714 Morning Glory Drive
Scottsburg, Indiana

Craig Park Apartments

100 Craig Park
Scottsburg, Indiana

Austin Apartments

85 Audrey Lane
Austin, Indiana

Saint James Community

1 Saint James Pl
Scottsburg, Indiana
Elderly Supportive Housing

Village Apartments of Scottsburg II

935 York Rd
Scottsburg, Indiana

Village Apartments Scottsburg

1275 N Pine St
Scottsburg, Indiana

Highland Glen Apartments

725 S Mansfield Dr
Scottsburg, Indiana

Town of Austin

Town of Austin
Austin, Indiana

Housing Authorities that serve Scott County

Housing Authority Programs
Ohio Valley Opportunities Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Mainstream Voucher

Guide To Affordable Housing in Scott County, Indiana

There are 14 low income housing apartment communities offering 501 affordable apartments for rent in Scott County, Indiana.

Income Based Apartments in Scott County, Indiana

Scott County features 202 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 Scott County, Indiana

There are 299 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Scott County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Scott County, Indiana

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Scott County, Indiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $719 and $879.

2020 Scott 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 $564 $607 $799 $1,025 $1,134
Payment Standard Range $508 to $620 $546 to $668 $719 to $879 $923 to $1,128 $1,021 to $1,247

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Scott County, IN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 14
Total Low Income Apartments 501
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 202
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.51%
Average Renter Household Size 2.43
Average Household Size 2.61
Median Household Income $44,442 ±$2,053
Median Rent $735 ±$43
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 37.57% ± 7.18pp
Total Population 23,783

Population and Household Demographics

Scott County is a county in Indiana with a population of 23,783. There are 8,962 households in the county with an average household size of 2.61 persons. 27.51% of households in Scott County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Scott County

The median gross income for households in Scott County is $44,442 a year, or $3,704 a month. The median rent for the county is $735 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Scott County, a household making less than $2,450 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 37.57% of households who rent are overburdened in Scott County.

Area Median Income In Scott 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 Scott County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $61,600

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 Scott 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 Scott County

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

Cities In Scott County

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City Served By
Austin The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Austin is the Ohio Valley Opportunities.
Scottsburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Scottsburg is the Ohio Valley Opportunities.