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Affordable Housing In Allensville
Todd County, Kentucky

Housing Authorities that serve Allensville

Housing Authority Programs
Kentucky Housing Corporation Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Housing Authority of Todd County Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Allensville, Kentucky

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Allensville, Kentucky.

Income Based Apartments in Allensville, Kentucky

Allensville 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 Allensville, Kentucky

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Allensville, Kentucky

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Allensville, Kentucky for a two-bedroom apartment is between $584 and $714.

2020 Allensville, Kentucky 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 $461 $493 $649 $820 $879
Payment Standard Range $415 to $507 $444 to $542 $584 to $714 $738 to $902 $791 to $967

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Allensville, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.33%
Average Renter Household Size 4.00
Average Household Size 2.28
Median Household Income $28,125 ±$15,271
Median Rent $788 ±$94
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 57.14% ± 117.76pp
Total Population 137

Population and Household Demographics

Allensville is a city in Todd County, Kentucky with a population of 137. There are 60 households in the city with an average household size of 2.28 persons. 23.33% of households in Allensville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Allensville

The median gross income for households in Allensville is $28,125 a year, or $2,344 a month. The median rent for the city is $788 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Allensville, a household making less than $2,627 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 57.14% of households who rent are overburdened in Allensville.

Area Median Income In Allensville

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 Allensville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Todd County.

In Allensville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $51,100

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 Allensville

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 Allensville

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $28,850 $31,000 $33,150 $35,250
50% of Median $18,700 $21,400 $24,050 $26,700 $28,850 $31,000 $33,150 $35,250
80% of Median $29,900 $34,200 $38,450 $42,700 $46,150 $49,550 $52,950 $56,400