Affordable Housing In Clark County

14 Low Income Apartment Communities In Clark County

Brown Proctor Apartments

108 S Main St
Winchester, Kentucky
Call For Rent
Studio-1 BR

Oliver School Apartments

Oliver St
Winchester, Kentucky
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Cambridge Square Apartments

300 C G Stephenson Dr
Winchester, Kentucky

Westwood Apartments

900 Westwood Dr
Winchester, Kentucky

Beverly P White Towers

4 N Maple St
Winchester, Kentucky

Yeiser Industrial Park

4851 Rockwell Road
Winchester, Kentucky

Burchwood of Berea

50 N Main St
Winchester, Kentucky
Elderly Supportive Housing

Andover Estates ( Fka Winchester S F. Homes )

Andover and Whitney Sts
Winchester, Kentucky

Smith P. Kerr Building

N Main St
Winchester, Kentucky

Fort Estill Subdivision

Buffalo Trace
Winchester, Kentucky

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

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Clark County, Kentucky

There are 14 low income housing apartment communities offering 873 affordable apartments for rent in Clark County, Kentucky.

Income Based Apartments in Clark County, Kentucky

Clark County features 718 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 Clark County, Kentucky

There are 155 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Clark County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Clark County, Kentucky

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Clark County, Kentucky for a two-bedroom apartment is between $821 and $1,003.

2022 Clark 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
Clark County, Kentucky Fair Market Rent $632 $741 $912 $1,256 $1,496
Clark County, Kentucky Payment Standard Range $569 to $695 $667 to $815 $821 to $1,003 $1,130 to $1,382 $1,346 to $1,646

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Clark County, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 14
Total Low Income Apartments 873
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 718
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 35.84%
Average Renter Household Size 2.44
Average Household Size 2.49
Median Household Income $47,959 ±$2,888
Median Rent $698 ±$31
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.7% ± 5.8pp
Total Population 35,657

Population and Household Demographics

Clark County is a county in Kentucky with a population of 35,657. There are 14,173 households in the county with an average household size of 2.49 persons. 35.84% of households in Clark County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Clark County

The median gross income for households in Clark County is $47,959 a year, or $3,997 a month. The median rent for the county is $698 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Clark County, a household making less than $2,327 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.7% of households who rent are overburdened in Clark County.

Area Median Income In Clark 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 Clark County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $87,300

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 Clark 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 Clark County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Clark County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,750 $20,250 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Clark County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,550 $33,800 $38,000 $42,200 $45,600 $49,000 $52,350 $55,750
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Clark County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$47,250 $54,000 $60,750 $67,500 $72,900 $78,300 $83,700 $89,100

Cities In Clark County

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City Served By
Winchester The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Winchester are the Housing Authority of Winchester and Kentucky Housing Corporation.