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Affordable Housing In Sulphur Springs
Henry County, Indiana

Housing Authorities that serve Sulphur Springs

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Sulphur Springs, Indiana

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Sulphur Springs, Indiana.

Income Based Apartments in Sulphur Springs, Indiana

Sulphur Springs features 0 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 Sulphur Springs, Indiana

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Sulphur Springs, Indiana

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Sulphur Springs, Indiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $645 and $789.

2020 Sulphur Springs, 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 $502 $580 $717 $958 $1,009
Payment Standard Range $452 to $552 $522 to $638 $645 to $789 $862 to $1,054 $908 to $1,110

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Sulphur Springs, IN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 16.03%
Average Renter Household Size 2.71
Average Household Size 2.98
Median Household Income $39,107 ±$13,882
Median Rent $613 ±$204
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.86% ± 81.23pp
Total Population 390

Population and Household Demographics

Sulphur Springs is a city in Henry County, Indiana with a population of 390. There are 131 households in the city with an average household size of 2.98 persons. 16.03% of households in Sulphur Springs are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Sulphur Springs

The median gross income for households in Sulphur Springs is $39,107 a year, or $3,259 a month. The median rent for the city is $613 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Sulphur Springs, a household making less than $2,043 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.86% of households who rent are overburdened in Sulphur Springs.

Area Median Income In Sulphur Springs

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 Sulphur Springs, the AMI is calculated from all households within Henry County.

In Sulphur Springs, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $60,600

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 Sulphur Springs

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 Sulphur Springs

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