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Affordable Housing In Butler County

11 Low Income Apartment Communities In Butler County

Oak Hill Apartments

155 Oak Hill Dr
Morgantown, Kentucky

Oak Valley Apartments

250 Oak Valley Dr
Morgantown, Kentucky

Sunmark Apartments

500 Boat Factory Rd
Morgantown, Kentucky

Butler Properties Ltd

222 S Tyler St
Morgantown, Kentucky

Green Acres Apartments

204 N Warren St
Morgantown, Kentucky

Sunmark Apartments

16 Brittney Way
Morgantown, Kentucky
Accepts Vouchers

Huff - Ingram

101 Kent Manor Dr
Morgantown, Kentucky

Jenny Lynn Apartments

S Teddy Ave
Morgantown, Kentucky
Accepts Vouchers

Jenny Lynn Prop Ltd

1001 Old Hartford Rd
Morgantown, Kentucky

Butler Manor

S Tyler St
Morgantown, Kentucky
Accepts Vouchers

Housing Authorities that serve Butler County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Butler County, Kentucky

There are 11 low income housing apartment communities offering 430 affordable apartments for rent in Butler County, Kentucky.

Income Based Apartments in Butler County, Kentucky

Butler County features 260 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 Butler County, Kentucky

There are 170 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Butler County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Butler County, Kentucky

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Butler County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Butler County.

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

2020 Butler 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 $476 $479 $631 $875 $926
Payment Standard Range $428 to $524 $431 to $527 $568 to $694 $788 to $963 $833 to $1,019

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Butler County, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 11
Total Low Income Apartments 430
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 260
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.6%
Average Renter Household Size 2.51
Average Household Size 2.44
Median Household Income $33,536 ±$4,414
Median Rent $534 ±$52
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 35.58% ± 7.83pp
Total Population 12,835

Population and Household Demographics

Butler County is a county in Kentucky with a population of 12,835. There are 5,176 households in the county with an average household size of 2.44 persons. 26.6% of households in Butler County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Butler County

The median gross income for households in Butler County is $33,536 a year, or $2,795 a month. The median rent for the county is $534 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Butler County, a household making less than $1,780 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 35.58% of households who rent are overburdened in Butler County.

Area Median Income In Butler 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 Butler County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $54,600

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 Butler 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 Butler 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 $29,500 $31,700 $33,900 $36,050
50% of Median $19,150 $21,850 $24,600 $27,300 $29,500 $31,700 $33,900 $36,050
80% of Median $30,600 $35,000 $39,350 $43,700 $47,200 $50,700 $54,200 $57,700

Cities In Butler County

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City Served By
Morgantown The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Morgantown are the Housing Authority of Morgantown and Kentucky Housing Corporation.
Rochester The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rochester is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.
Woodbury The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Woodbury is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.