Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Barbourville, KY

Discover affordable housing in Barbourville where there are 14+ 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.

Maplewood Apartments

Maplewood ST, Barbourville, Kentucky 40906

Yellow Rock Place

348 KY-225, Barbourville, Kentucky 40906

Knox Wood Apartments

64 Knoxwood Street, Barbourville, Kentucky 40906

Maple Wood Assoc

70 Maplewood Street, Barbourville, Kentucky 40906

Jackson Manor Apartments

Hc 84 Box 646, Barbourville, Kentucky 40906

College Heights

691 N Allison Ave, Barbourville, Kentucky 40906

Sowders Manor

1 Whitesburg Hollow Rd, Barbourville, Kentucky 40906

Barbourville Manor

202 Franklin St, Barbourville, Kentucky

Catron Square Apts

200 First St., Barbourville, Kentucky

Briar Hill Apts

229 Third Street, Barbourville, Kentucky

Churchill Cts

113 Shelby St, Barbourville, Kentucky 40906

Mixon Manor

3rd St, Barbourville, Kentucky 40906


220 Court Sq, Barbourville, Kentucky 40906

Maplewood Apartments ( Highway 25 )

Old Hwy 25 E, Barbourville, Kentucky 40906

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Barbourville, Kentucky
$8.85 (+122%) more than Kentucky minimum wage and $8.85 (+122%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Barbourville, Kentucky?

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 Public Housing programs for Barbourville, Kentucky.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Barbourville, Kentucky.

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

How many renters live in Barbourville, Kentucky?

The City of Barbourville has 3,195 people living in 1,414 households.

There are 1,839 renters living in 871 renter households in this City. Renters make up 57.56 percent of the population living in Barbourville.

What is the rental market like in Barbourville, Kentucky?

There are an estimated 1,782 housing units in the Barbourville area. Of these, 985 units are rental homes, making up 55 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Barbourville, Kentucky, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Barbourville?

The rental vacancy rate in Barbourville is 12 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

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

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Barbourville
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
38 138 432 222 41
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Barbourville

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

How many renter households in Barbourville are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 38 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 9 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Barbourville

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $616 to $1,442. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $616
One BR $664
Two BR $850
Three BR $1,067
Four BR $1,442
2024 Fair Market Rents in Barbourville, Kentucky

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

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 38 100 percent
One BR 126 91 percent
Two BR 305 71 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Barbourville, Kentucky

How many affordable rental units are in Barbourville?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 96
Public Housing 140
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 110
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly 20
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 62
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Barbourville, Kentucky

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

Income Based Apartments in Barbourville, Kentucky

Barbourville features 440 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 Barbourville, Kentucky

There are 110 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Barbourville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Barbourville, Kentucky

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Barbourville landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Barbourville.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Barbourville, Kentucky for a two-bedroom apartment is between $765 and $935.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.