Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Westfield, IN

Discover affordable housing in Westfield where there are 3+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Casey Acres

1270 Sabrina Way, Westfield, Indiana 46074

bed 1-4
payment $781-1218/mo.

The Commons at Spring Mill

17308 Cayuga Dr, Westfield, Indiana 46074

bed 1-3
payment $350-1019/mo.

Valley Farms Apartments

1001 S Union Street, Westfield, Indiana 46074

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payment Subsidized
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elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible
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How To Identify Affordable Housing in Westfield, Indiana

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
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Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
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Reported On January 29th, 2024 by Ayat Elkarib

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Westfield, Indiana
$25.55/hour
$18.30 (+252%) more than Indiana minimum wage and $18.30 (+252%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
Learn More About Westfield, Indiana Affordable Housing ↓

What HUD offices serve Westfield, Indiana?

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Westfield, Indiana.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Westfield, Indiana.

Go to the Indiana Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Westfield.

How many renters live in Westfield, Indiana?

The City of Westfield has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 18.16 percent of the population living in Westfield.

What is the rental market like in Westfield, Indiana?

There are an estimated housing units in the Westfield area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Westfield, Indiana, there are 1.08 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Westfield?

The rental vacancy rate in Westfield is 6 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Westfield for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Westfield
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
119 598 1,774 658 463
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Westfield

A large number of apartments in Westfield have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Westfield

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $982 to $2,126. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $982
One BR $1,145
Two BR $1,349
Three BR $1,758
Four BR $2,126
2024 Fair Market Rents in Westfield, Indiana

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Westfield?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 49 41 percent
One BR 287 48 percent
Two BR 773 44 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Westfield, Indiana

How many affordable rental units are in Westfield?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Westfield, Indiana including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Westfield, Indiana

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Westfield, Indiana

Westfield features 92 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 Westfield, Indiana

There are 293 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Westfield.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Westfield, Indiana

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Westfield landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Westfield.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Westfield, Indiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,214 and $1,484.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.