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Affordable Housing In Bath County

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Bath County

Owingsville Senior Apartments

45 W Paul Lewis Dr
Owingsville, Kentucky

Mountain View Estates

358 Slate Ave
Owingsville, Kentucky

Beaver Creek Apartments

270 Ramey Rd
Sharpsburg, Kentucky
Elderly Supportive Housing

Barnard Heights

180 Kendall Springs Ave
Owingsville, Kentucky

Valley View Apartments - Bath

Kendall Springs Rd
Owingsville, Kentucky
Accepts Vouchers

Valleyview Apartments

143 Kendall Springs Ave
Owingsville, Kentucky
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Housing Authorities that serve Bath County

Housing Authority Programs
Kentucky Housing Corporation Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Bath County, Kentucky

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 247 affordable apartments for rent in Bath County, Kentucky.

Income Based Apartments in Bath County, Kentucky

Bath County features 223 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 Bath County, Kentucky

There are 24 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Bath County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Bath County, Kentucky

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Bath County, Kentucky for a two-bedroom apartment is between $594 and $726.

2020 Bath County, 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 $469 $501 $660 $822 $933
Payment Standard Range $422 to $516 $451 to $551 $594 to $726 $740 to $904 $840 to $1,026

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Bath County, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 247
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 223
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.41%
Average Renter Household Size 2.76
Average Household Size 2.76
Median Household Income $33,483 ±$2,421
Median Rent $589 ±$34
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.6% ± 8.2pp
Total Population 11,978

Population and Household Demographics

Bath County is a county in Kentucky with a population of 11,978. There are 4,297 households in the county with an average household size of 2.76 persons. 25.41% of households in Bath County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Bath County

The median gross income for households in Bath County is $33,483 a year, or $2,790 a month. The median rent for the county is $589 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Bath County, a household making less than $1,963 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.6% of households who rent are overburdened in Bath County.

Area Median Income In Bath 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 Bath County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $45,000

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 Bath 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 Bath County

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

Cities In Bath County

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City Served By
Owingsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Owingsville are the Housing Authority of Owingsville and Kentucky Housing Corporation.
Salt Lick The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Salt Lick is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.
Sharpsburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sharpsburg is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.