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Affordable Housing In Union County

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Union County

Patriot Pointe Apartments

402 S Independence Ln
Liberty, Indiana
2-4 BR

Liberty Green Apartments

207 W Sycamore
Liberty, Indiana

Southview Courts

615 W High St
Liberty, Indiana
Elderly Supportive Housing

Panoramic Apartments

100 Meadow Ln
Liberty, Indiana

Stoneybrook Apartments

138 Bryan St
West College Corner, Indiana
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Housing Authorities that serve Union County

Housing Authority Programs
Southeastern Indiana Economic Opportunity Corporation Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Family Self-Sufficiency

Guide To Affordable Housing in Union County, Indiana

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 422 affordable apartments for rent in Union County, Indiana.

Income Based Apartments in Union County, Indiana

Union County features 50 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 Union County, Indiana

There are 372 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Union County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Union County, Indiana

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Union County, Indiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $643 and $785.

2020 Union 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 $471 $542 $714 $894 $1,006
Payment Standard Range $424 to $518 $488 to $596 $643 to $785 $805 to $983 $905 to $1,107

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Union County, IN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 422
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 50
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.05%
Average Renter Household Size 2.15
Average Household Size 2.44
Median Household Income $44,277 ±$5,063
Median Rent $650 ±$47
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.17% ± 9.14pp
Total Population 7,299

Population and Household Demographics

Union County is a county in Indiana with a population of 7,299. There are 2,963 households in the county with an average household size of 2.44 persons. 28.05% of households in Union County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Union County

The median gross income for households in Union County is $44,277 a year, or $3,690 a month. The median rent for the county is $650 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Union County, a household making less than $2,167 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.17% of households who rent are overburdened in Union County.

Area Median Income In Union 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 Union County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $61,300

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 Union 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 Union 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 Union County

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City Served By
Liberty The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Liberty is the Southeastern Indiana Economic Opportunity Corporation.
West College Corner The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West College Corner is the Southeastern Indiana Economic Opportunity Corporation.