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Affordable Housing In Vevay
Switzerland County, Indiana

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Vevay

Riverbend Senior Apartments

501 Washington Street #7
Vevay, Indiana
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Valley Apartments

402 Seminary Street
Vevay, Indiana

Switzer Square Apartments

803 E Main St
Vevay, Indiana

Indian Creek - Credits Returned 04 11 01

6268 E State Road 56
Vevay, Indiana
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Housing Authorities that serve Vevay

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Vevay, Indiana

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 236 affordable apartments for rent in Vevay, Indiana.

Income Based Apartments in Vevay, Indiana

Vevay features 236 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 Vevay, Indiana

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Vevay, Indiana

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

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

2020 Vevay, 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 $469 $543 $714 $998 $1,002
Payment Standard Range $422 to $516 $489 to $597 $643 to $785 $898 to $1,098 $902 to $1,102

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Vevay, IN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 236
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 236
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 46.17%
Average Renter Household Size 2.11
Average Household Size 2.27
Median Household Income $35,000 ±$9,204
Median Rent $601 ±$110
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 33.21% ± 11.19pp
Total Population 1,471

Population and Household Demographics

Vevay is a city in Switzerland County, Indiana with a population of 1,471. There are 600 households in the city with an average household size of 2.27 persons. 46.17% of households in Vevay are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Vevay

The median gross income for households in Vevay is $35,000 a year, or $2,917 a month. The median rent for the city is $601 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Vevay, a household making less than $2,003 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.21% of households who rent are overburdened in Vevay.

Area Median Income In Vevay

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 Vevay, the AMI is calculated from all households within Switzerland County.

In Vevay, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $53,700

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 Vevay

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 Vevay

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