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Affordable Housing In West College Corner
Union County, Indiana

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In West College Corner

Stoneybrook Apartments

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

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in West College Corner, Indiana

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 256 affordable apartments for rent in West College Corner, Indiana.

Income Based Apartments in West College Corner, Indiana

West College Corner 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 West College Corner, Indiana

There are 256 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in West College Corner.

Housing Choice Vouchers in West College Corner, Indiana

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in West College Corner, Indiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $672 and $822.

2021 West College Corner, 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 $495 $571 $747 $958 $1,057
Payment Standard Range $446 to $545 $514 to $628 $672 to $822 $862 to $1,054 $951 to $1,163

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

West College Corner, IN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 256
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 46.93%
Average Renter Household Size 2.12
Average Household Size 2.40
Median Household Income $29,865 ±$4,234
Median Rent $637 ±$26
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 36.6% ± 18.32pp
Total Population 782

Population and Household Demographics

West College Corner is a city in Union County, Indiana with a population of 782. There are 326 households in the city with an average household size of 2.40 persons. 46.93% of households in West College Corner are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in West College Corner

The median gross income for households in West College Corner is $29,865 a year, or $2,489 a month. The median rent for the city is $637 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In West College Corner, a household making less than $2,123 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.6% of households who rent are overburdened in West College Corner.

Area Median Income In West College Corner

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 West College Corner, the AMI is calculated from all households within Union County.

In West College Corner, 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 West College Corner

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 West College Corner

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