Affordable Housing In Steuben County
11 Low Income Apartment Communities In Steuben County
Housing Authorities that serve Steuben County
|Brightpoint||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Other Housing Authorities located in Steuben County
|Housing Authority of the City of Angola||Public Housing|
|Fremont Housing Authority||Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Steuben County, Indiana
There are 11 low income housing apartment communities offering 531 affordable apartments for rent in Steuben County, Indiana.
Income Based Apartments in Steuben County, Indiana
Steuben County features 377 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 Steuben County, Indiana
There are 134 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Steuben County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Steuben County, Indiana
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Steuben County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Steuben County.
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Steuben County, IN Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||11|
|Total Low Income Apartments||531|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||377|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||22.45%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.29|
|Average Household Size||2.44|
|Median Household Income||$48,472 ±$2,487|
|Median Rent||$674 ±$42|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||36.06% ± 6.09pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Steuben County is a County in Indiana with a population of 34,267. There are 13,485 households in the county with an average household size of 2.44 persons. 22.45% of households in Steuben County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Steuben County
The median gross income for households in Steuben County is $48,472 a year, or $4,039 a month. The median rent for the county is $674 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Steuben County, a household making less than $2,247 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.06% of households who rent are overburdened in Steuben County.1
Area Median Income In Steuben 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 Steuben County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $62,200
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 Steuben 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 Steuben 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 Steuben County
Select A City to View its Apartment Communities and Waiting Lists.
|Orland||1||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Orland is the Brightpoint.|
|Fremont||3||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Fremont are the Fremont Housing Authority and Brightpoint.|
|Angola||7||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Angola are the Housing Authority of the City of Angola and Brightpoint.|
|Clear Lake||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clear Lake is the Brightpoint.|
|Hudson||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hudson is the Brightpoint.|