Affordable Housing In Burkesville
Cumberland County, Kentucky

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Burkesville

Burkesville Manor

225 Lower River St
Burkesville, Kentucky
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Cumberland Valley Apartments

542 Cary Ln
Burkesville, Kentucky
Subsidized

Keenland Apartments

201 Copper Ln
Burkesville, Kentucky
Subsidized

The Hills at Spring Branch

255 Spring Branch Rd
Burkesville, Kentucky
Subsidized

River Front Homes

225 Spears Cemetery Rd
Burkesville, Kentucky
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Burkesville, 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 Burkesville, Kentucky

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Burkesville Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Burkesville, Kentucky

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 203 affordable apartments for rent in Burkesville, Kentucky.

Income Based Apartments in Burkesville, Kentucky

Burkesville features 203 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 Burkesville, Kentucky

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Burkesville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Burkesville, Kentucky

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

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

2022 Burkesville, 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
Burkesville, Kentucky Fair Market Rent $448 $523 $674 $833 $914
Burkesville, Kentucky Payment Standard Range $403 to $493 $471 to $575 $607 to $741 $750 to $916 $823 to $1,005

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Burkesville, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 203
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 203
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 52.57%
Average Renter Household Size 1.82
Average Household Size 2.07
Median Household Income $19,403 ±$4,021
Median Rent $280 ±$57
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.84% ± 12.95pp
Total Population 1,414

Population and Household Demographics

Burkesville is a city in Cumberland County, Kentucky with a population of 1,414. There are 641 households in the city with an average household size of 2.07 persons. 52.57% of households in Burkesville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Burkesville

The median gross income for households in Burkesville is $19,403 a year, or $1,617 a month. The median rent for the city is $280 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Burkesville, a household making less than $933 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.84% of households who rent are overburdened in Burkesville.

Area Median Income In Burkesville

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 Burkesville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Cumberland County.

In Burkesville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $47,100

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 Burkesville

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 Burkesville

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Burkesville 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 Burkesville 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 Burkesville 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