Affordable Housing In Calloway County
9 Low Income Apartment Communities In Calloway County
Housing Authorities that serve Calloway County
|Kentucky Housing Corporation||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Other Housing Authorities located in Calloway County
|Housing Authority of Murray||Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Calloway County, Kentucky
There are 9 low income housing apartment communities offering 425 affordable apartments for rent in Calloway County, Kentucky.
Income Based Apartments in Calloway County, Kentucky
Calloway County features 317 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 108 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 $674 and $824.
2020 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|
|Fair Market Rent||$488||$569||$749||$1,011||$1,015|
|Payment Standard Range||$439 to $537||$512 to $626||$674 to $824||$910 to $1,112||$914 to $1,117|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Calloway County, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||9|
|Total Low Income Apartments||425|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||317|
|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|
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.1
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 $56,900
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 Calloway County HUD Rental Assistance in Calloway 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||$25,750||$30,170||$33,050||$35,300||$37,600|
|50% of Median||$19,950||$22,800||$25,650||$28,450||$30,750||$33,050||$35,300||$37,600|
|80% of Median||$31,850||$36,400||$40,950||$45,500||$49,150||$52,800||$56,450||$60,100|
Cities In Calloway County
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|Murray||8||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Murray are the Housing Authority of Murray and Kentucky Housing Corporation.|
|Hazel||1||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hazel is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.|
|Dexter||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dexter is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.|