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Affordable Housing In Booneville
Owsley County, Kentucky

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Booneville

Riverside Apartments

Possum Hollow Rd
Booneville, Kentucky

South Fork Retirement Center

RR 3 Box 718
Booneville, Kentucky
Elderly Supportive Housing

Eastside Apartments

1 Eastside Ln
Booneville, Kentucky
Elderly Supportive Housing

Booneville Homes

100 Booneville Dr
Booneville, Kentucky

Owsley Assisted Living

Highway 11
Booneville, Kentucky
Accepts Vouchers

Owsley Assisted Living

Hwy 11
Booneville, Kentucky
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Booneville

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Booneville, Kentucky

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 143 affordable apartments for rent in Booneville, Kentucky.

Income Based Apartments in Booneville, Kentucky

Booneville features 124 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 Booneville, Kentucky

There are 19 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Booneville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Booneville, Kentucky

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Booneville, Kentucky for a two-bedroom apartment is between $568 and $694.

2020 Booneville, 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 $448 $495 $631 $800 $856
Payment Standard Range $403 to $493 $446 to $545 $568 to $694 $720 to $880 $770 to $942

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Booneville, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 143
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 124
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.39%
Average Renter Household Size 1.60
Average Household Size 2.00
Median Household Income $12,083 ±$10,455
Median Rent $480 ±$105
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 90% ± 110pp
Total Population 82

Population and Household Demographics

Booneville is a city in Owsley County, Kentucky with a population of 82. There are 41 households in the city with an average household size of 2.00 persons. 24.39% of households in Booneville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Booneville

The median gross income for households in Booneville is $12,083 a year, or $1,007 a month. The median rent for the city is $480 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Booneville, a household making less than $1,600 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 90% of households who rent are overburdened in Booneville.

Area Median Income In Booneville

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 Booneville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Owsley County.

In Booneville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $41,300

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 Booneville

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 Booneville

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