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Affordable Housing In Crittenden
Grant County, Kentucky

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Crittenden

Aireshire Apartments

30 Vincent Blvd
Crittenden, Kentucky
1 BR

Crittenden Place Apartments

175/185/195 Vincent Blvd
Crittenden, Kentucky

N Kentucky Community Action Commission

Rural Housing Program
Crittenden, Kentucky

Light Leaf Apts David Fortner

202 Case Ln
Crittenden, Kentucky
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Housing Authorities that serve Crittenden

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Crittenden, Kentucky

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 62 affordable apartments for rent in Crittenden, Kentucky.

Income Based Apartments in Crittenden, Kentucky

Crittenden features 20 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 Crittenden, Kentucky

There are 42 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Crittenden.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Crittenden, Kentucky

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Crittenden landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Crittenden.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Crittenden, Kentucky for a two-bedroom apartment is between $707 and $865.

2021 Crittenden, 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
Crittenden, Kentucky Fair Market Rent $639 $690 $786 $1,125 $1,361
Crittenden, Kentucky Payment Standard Range $575 to $703 $621 to $759 $707 to $865 $1,013 to $1,238 $1,225 to $1,497

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Crittenden, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 62
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 20
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 55.77%
Average Renter Household Size 2.48
Average Household Size 2.85
Median Household Income $42,336 ±$5,448
Median Rent $748 ±$110
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.06% ± 13.25pp
Total Population 3,833

Population and Household Demographics

Crittenden is a city in Grant County, Kentucky with a population of 3,833. There are 1,343 households in the city with an average household size of 2.85 persons. 55.77% of households in Crittenden are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Crittenden

The median gross income for households in Crittenden is $42,336 a year, or $3,528 a month. The median rent for the city is $748 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Crittenden, a household making less than $2,493 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.06% of households who rent are overburdened in Crittenden.

Area Median Income In Crittenden

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Crittenden, the AMI is calculated from all households within Grant County.

In Crittenden, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $52,900

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 Crittenden

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 Crittenden

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Crittenden AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $28,850 $31,000 $33,150 $35,250
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Crittenden AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$18,700 $21,400 $24,050 $26,700 $28,850 $31,000 $33,150 $35,250
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Crittenden AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$29,900 $34,200 $38,450 $42,700 $46,150 $49,550 $52,950 $56,400