Affordable Housing In Calloway County
Kentucky

11 Low Income Apartment Communities In Calloway County

Essex Downs Apartments

1511 Duiguid Dr
Murray, Kentucky
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Calloway Gardens Apartments

1505 Duiguid Dr
Murray, Kentucky
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Wesley at Murray

440 Utterback Rd
Murray, Kentucky
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

University Heights Apartments

1734 Campbell St
Murray, Kentucky

Tanglewood Apartments

1750 Lowes Dr
Murray, Kentucky

Hazel Apartments

101 Center St
Hazel, Kentucky

Hurt Drive

623 Broad St
Murray, Kentucky

Forest View Apartments

1213 N 16th St
Murray, Kentucky

Purchase Community Housing Dev. Corp.

1408 Diuguid Dr
Murray, Kentucky

Mur-Cal Apartments

902 Northwood Dr
Murray, Kentucky

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Calloway County, 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 Calloway County, Kentucky

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Calloway County, Kentucky

There are 11 low income housing apartment communities offering 533 affordable apartments for rent in Calloway County, Kentucky.

Income Based Apartments in Calloway County, Kentucky

Calloway County features 377 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 Calloway County, Kentucky

There are 156 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Calloway County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Calloway County, Kentucky

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Calloway County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Calloway County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Calloway County, Kentucky for a two-bedroom apartment is between $748 and $914.

2022 Calloway 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
Calloway County, Kentucky Fair Market Rent $560 $632 $831 $1,027 $1,127
Calloway County, Kentucky Payment Standard Range $504 to $616 $569 to $695 $748 to $914 $924 to $1,130 $1,014 to $1,240

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Calloway County, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 11
Total Low Income Apartments 533
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 377
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 36.94%
Average Renter Household Size 2.09
Average Household Size 2.35
Median Household Income $37,034 ±$2,435
Median Rent $580 ±$29
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 52.84% ± 5.6pp
Total Population 38,106

Population and Household Demographics

Calloway County is a county in Kentucky with a population of 38,106. There are 14,834 households in the county with an average household size of 2.35 persons. 36.94% of households in Calloway County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Calloway County

The median gross income for households in Calloway County is $37,034 a year, or $3,086 a month. The median rent for the county is $580 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Calloway County, a household making less than $1,933 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 52.84% of households who rent are overburdened in Calloway County.

Area Median Income In Calloway 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 Calloway County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $60,200

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 Calloway 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 Calloway County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Calloway County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $34,950 $37,350 $39,750
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Calloway County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$21,100 $24,100 $27,100 $30,100 $32,550 $34,950 $37,350 $39,750
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Calloway County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$33,750 $38,550 $43,350 $48,150 $52,050 $55,900 $59,750 $63,600

Cities In Calloway County

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City Served By
Dexter The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dexter is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.
Hazel The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hazel is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.
Murray The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Murray are the Housing Authority of Murray and Kentucky Housing Corporation.