Affordable Housing In Whitley County
Indiana

Affordable Housing programs support 100 income based apartments in Whitley County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 339 affordable apartments in Whitley County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Whitley County, Indiana

There is one Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list open in Whitley County.

Go to the Indiana Section 8 Waiting Lists page for more openings near Whitley County.

Columbia Senior Apartments

525 E Columbia St
South Whitley, Indiana
Income Based
1-2 BR
Accessible
Accessible
62+

Historic Blue Bell Lofts

307 S Whitley
Columbia City, Indiana
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Van Buren Flats

302 W Van Buren St
Columbia City, Indiana
$275-907
1-3 BR
Affordable

Kyler Ridge

216 W. Pleasant Street
Churubusco, Indiana
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Blue River Thompson Building

403 Blue River Dr
Columbia City, Indiana
Call For Rent
1 BR
Affordable

Trail Ridge Apartments

675 West Business Hwy 30,#29
Columbia City, Indiana
Affordable

Blue River Churubusco

235 E Clingerman Ave
Churubusco, Indiana
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Blue River Apartments Walter Building

904 Blue River Dr
Columbia City, Indiana
Rent Assisted

Ravenwood Homes

758 S Sommerset Trail
Columbia City, Indiana
Affordable

Neighborhood Homes & Apartments of Indiana

306 W. Van Buren Street, Columbia City; Various lots within Fort Wayne Fort Wayne, IN 46725/46805
Columbia City, Indiana
Affordable
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Affordable Housing In Whitley County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Whitley County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Churubusco, IN Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Churubusco.
Affordable Housing In Columbia City, IN Affordable Housing programs support 12 apartment communities in Columbia City.
Affordable Housing In South Whitley, IN Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in South Whitley.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Whitley County, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Brightpoint Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the Indiana Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Whitley County.

Whitley County, Indiana Affordable Housing Data

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 $820 and $1,002.

2023 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
Whitley County, Indiana Fair Market Rent $658 $743 $911 $1,161 $1,266
Whitley County, Indiana Payment Standard Range $592 to $724 $669 to $817 $820 to $1,002 $1,045 to $1,277 $1,139 to $1,393

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
Total Population 33,330

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 $79,100

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

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Whitley County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,650 $19,000 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Whitley County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$27,700 $31,650 $35,600 $39,550 $42,750 $45,900 $49,050 $52,250
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Whitley County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$44,350 $50,650 $57,000 $63,300 $68,400 $73,450 $78,500 $83,600