Affordable Housing In Beaver Dam
Ohio County, Kentucky

7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Beaver Dam

Beaver Dam Village

215 Rochester Rd
Beaver Dam, Kentucky

Mya Manor Apartments

215 Rochester Road
Beaver Dam, Kentucky

Independent Living II

316 E 8th St
Beaver Dam, Kentucky
Elderly Supportive Housing

Blanchard Manor Apartments

50 Cooper Ave
Beaver Dam, Kentucky

Blackburn Heights

4001 Walden Ct
Beaver Dam, Kentucky

Countryside Apts

100 Cooper Ave
Beaver Dam, Kentucky

Suburban Manor Apts

323 E Fifth Street
Beaver Dam, Kentucky
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Beaver Dam, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Beaver Dam, Kentucky

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Beaver Dam Public Housing
Kentucky Housing Corporation Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Beaver Dam, Kentucky

There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 192 affordable apartments for rent in Beaver Dam, Kentucky.

Income Based Apartments in Beaver Dam, Kentucky

Beaver Dam features 96 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 Beaver Dam, Kentucky

There are 96 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Beaver Dam.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Beaver Dam, Kentucky

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Beaver Dam, Kentucky for a two-bedroom apartment is between $607 and $741.

2022 Beaver Dam, 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
Beaver Dam, Kentucky Fair Market Rent $482 $551 $674 $900 $1,003
Beaver Dam, Kentucky Payment Standard Range $434 to $530 $496 to $606 $607 to $741 $810 to $990 $903 to $1,103

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Beaver Dam, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 192
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 96
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 45.49%
Average Renter Household Size 2.64
Average Household Size 2.92
Median Household Income $36,786 ±$9,467
Median Rent $481 ±$104
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 26.13% ± 14.9pp
Total Population 3,557

Population and Household Demographics

Beaver Dam is a city in Ohio County, Kentucky with a population of 3,557. There are 1,220 households in the city with an average household size of 2.92 persons. 45.49% of households in Beaver Dam are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Beaver Dam

The median gross income for households in Beaver Dam is $36,786 a year, or $3,066 a month. The median rent for the city is $481 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Beaver Dam, a household making less than $1,603 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 26.13% of households who rent are overburdened in Beaver Dam.

Area Median Income In Beaver Dam

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 Beaver Dam, the AMI is calculated from all households within Ohio County.

In Beaver Dam, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $52,000

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 Beaver Dam

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 Beaver Dam

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Beaver Dam AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $29,350 $31,500 $33,700 $35,850
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Beaver Dam AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$19,050 $21,750 $24,450 $27,150 $29,350 $31,500 $33,700 $35,850
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Beaver Dam AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$30,450 $34,800 $39,150 $43,450 $46,950 $50,450 $53,900 $57,400