Affordable Housing In Whitley County
17 Low Income Apartment Communities In Whitley County
Housing Authorities that serve Whitley County
|Brightpoint||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Whitley County, Indiana
There are 17 low income housing apartment communities offering 439 affordable apartments for rent in Whitley County, Indiana.
Income Based Apartments in Whitley County, Indiana
Whitley County features 100 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 Whitley County, Indiana
There are 339 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Whitley County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Whitley County, Indiana
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Whitley County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Whitley County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Whitley County, Indiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $690 and $844.
2020 Whitley 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||$511||$611||$767||$988||$1,084|
|Payment Standard Range||$460 to $562||$550 to $672||$690 to $844||$889 to $1,087||$976 to $1,192|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Whitley County, IN Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||17|
|Total Low Income Apartments||439|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||100|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||17.64%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.16|
|Average Household Size||2.50|
|Median Household Income||$54,389 ±$2,484|
|Median Rent||$624 ±$44|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||32.59% ± 6.49pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Whitley County is a county in Indiana with a population of 33,330. There are 13,152 households in the county with an average household size of 2.50 persons. 17.64% of households in Whitley County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Whitley County
The median gross income for households in Whitley County is $54,389 a year, or $4,532 a month. The median rent for the county is $624 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Whitley County, a household making less than $2,080 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 32.59% of households who rent are overburdened in Whitley County.
Area Median Income In Whitley 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 Whitley County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $71,100
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 Whitley 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 Whitley County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$14,950||$17,240||$21,720||$26,200||$30,680||$35,160||$39,640||$44,120|
|50% of Median||$24,900||$28,450||$32,000||$35,550||$38,400||$41,250||$44,100||$46,950|
|80% of Median||$39,850||$45,550||$51,250||$56,900||$61,500||$66,050||$70,600||$75,150|
Cities In Whitley County
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|Churubusco||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Churubusco is the Brightpoint.|
|Columbia City||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Columbia City is the Brightpoint.|
|Larwill||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Larwill is the Brightpoint.|
|South Whitley||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves South Whitley is the Brightpoint.|
|Tri Lakes||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tri Lakes is the Brightpoint.|
|Tri-Lakes||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tri-Lakes is the Brightpoint.|