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Affordable Housing In Casey County

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Casey County

Liberty Manor Apartments

120 Liberty Manor Ln
Liberty, Kentucky

Broughton Hill Apts

125 Broughton Hills Drive
Liberty, Kentucky
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Casey County, Kentucky

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 74 affordable apartments for rent in Casey County, Kentucky.

Income Based Apartments in Casey County, Kentucky

Casey County features 74 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 Casey County, Kentucky

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Casey County, Kentucky

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Casey County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Casey County.

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

2020 Casey 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 $448 $554 $631 $813 $860
Payment Standard Range $403 to $493 $499 to $609 $568 to $694 $732 to $894 $774 to $946

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Casey County, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 74
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 74
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 20.3%
Average Renter Household Size 2.33
Average Household Size 2.44
Median Household Income $32,341 ±$2,241
Median Rent $479 ±$24
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 26.7% ± 7.45pp
Total Population 15,954

Population and Household Demographics

Casey County is a county in Kentucky with a population of 15,954. There are 6,384 households in the county with an average household size of 2.44 persons. 20.3% of households in Casey County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Casey County

The median gross income for households in Casey County is $32,341 a year, or $2,695 a month. The median rent for the county is $479 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Casey County, a household making less than $1,597 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 26.7% of households who rent are overburdened in Casey County.

Area Median Income In Casey 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 Casey County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $45,400

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 Casey 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 Casey 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 $28,850 $31,000 $33,150 $35,250
50% of Median $18,700 $21,400 $24,050 $26,700 $28,850 $31,000 $33,150 $35,250
80% of Median $29,900 $34,200 $38,450 $42,700 $46,150 $49,550 $52,950 $56,400

Cities In Casey County

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City Served By
Liberty The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Liberty is the Housing Authority of Liberty.