Affordable Housing In Breathitt County

7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Breathitt County

Rose Building Independent Living

351 Broadway St
Jackson, KY

Northpoint Apartments

49 N Point Ave
Jackson, KY

Kings Ridge Apartments

56 Kings Ridge Rd
Jackson, KY
HCV Welcome

Mulberry Housing

PO Box 794
Jackson, KY
HCV Welcome

Ky River Rural Rental Housing Solutions - Red Bud

3 Ivy Ct
Jackson, KY
HCV Welcome

Pelfrey Courts

400 Railroad St
Jackson, KY

Rose Building Independent Living

Broadway And Main St
Jackson, KY
HCV Welcome
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Housing Authorities that serve Breathitt County

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

Other Housing Authorities located in Breathitt County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Jackson Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Breathitt County, Kentucky

There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 152 affordable apartments for rent in Breathitt County, Kentucky. Breathitt County features 32 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 120 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Breathitt County.

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Breathitt County, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 152
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 32
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.27%
Average Renter Household Size 2.33
Average Household Size 2.41
Median Household Income $25,817 ±$1,366
Median Rent $493 ±$50
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 31.53% ± 5.88pp
Total Population 13,591

Population and Household Demographics

Breathitt County is a County in Kentucky with a population of 13,591. There are 5,494 households in the county with an average household size of 2.41 persons. 26.27% of households in Breathitt County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Breathitt County

The median gross income for households in Breathitt County is $25,817 a year, or $2,151 a month. The median rent for the county is $493 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Breathitt County, a household making less than $1,643 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 31.53% of households who rent are overburdened in Breathitt County.1

Area Median Income In Breathitt 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 Breathitt County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $35,300

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 Breathitt 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 Breathitt County HUD Rental Assistance in Breathitt County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,490 $16,910 $21,330 $25,600 $27,650 $29,700 $31,750 $33,800
50% of Median $17,950 $20,500 $23,050 $25,600 $27,650 $29,700 $31,750 $33,800
80% of Median $28,700 $32,800 $36,900 $40,950 $44,250 $47,550 $50,800 $54,100
Fair Market Rents in Breathitt County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$448 $479 $631 $853 $856

Cities In Breathitt County

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City Listings Served By
Jackson 7 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Jackson are the Housing Authority of Jackson and Kentucky Housing Corporation.