Affordable Housing In Christian County
22 Low Income Apartment Communities In Christian County
Housing Authorities that serve Christian County
|Kentucky Housing Corporation||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Other Housing Authorities located in Christian County
|Housing Authority of Hopkinsville||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Christian County, Kentucky
There are 22 low income housing apartment communities offering 991 affordable apartments for rent in Christian County, Kentucky. Christian County features 652 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 339 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Christian County.
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Christian County, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||22|
|Total Low Income Apartments||991|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||652|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||52.28%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.67|
|Average Household Size||2.67|
|Median Household Income||$39,521 ±$1,656|
|Median Rent||$754 ±$29|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||45.35% ± 3.95pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Christian County is a County in Kentucky with a population of 74,159. There are 25,521 households in the county with an average household size of 2.67 persons. 52.28% of households in Christian County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Christian County
The median gross income for households in Christian County is $39,521 a year, or $3,293 a month. The median rent for the county is $754 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Christian County, a household making less than $2,513 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.35% of households who rent are overburdened in Christian County.1
Area Median Income In Christian 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 Christian County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,000
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 Christian 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 Christian County HUD Rental Assistance in Christian County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$12,800||$16,910||$21,330||$25,750||$30,170||$34,590||$37,800||$40,200|
|50% of Median||$21,350||$24,400||$27,450||$30,450||$32,900||$35,350||$37,800||$40,200|
|80% of Median||$34,100||$39,000||$43,850||$48,700||$52,600||$56,500||$60,400||$64,300|
Fair Market Rents in Christian County
Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.
2020 Fair Market Rents
|Studio||One BR||Two BR||Three BR||Four BR|
Cities In Christian County
Select A City to View its Apartment Communities and Waiting Lists.
|Pembroke||2||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pembroke is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.|
|Hopkinsville||19||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hopkinsville is the Housing Authority of Hopkinsville.|
|Crofton||1||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Crofton is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.|
|Oak Grove||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oak Grove is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.|
|Fort Campbell North||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fort Campbell North is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.|
|LaFayette||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves LaFayette is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.|
|Fairview||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fairview is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.|
|Gracey||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gracey is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.|