Affordable Housing In Edmonson County
Kentucky

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Edmonson County

Brownsville Manor Apartments

205 Houchin Ferry Rd
Brownsville, KY
Subsidized
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Housing Authorities that serve Edmonson County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Edmonson County, Kentucky

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 56 affordable apartments for rent in Edmonson County, Kentucky. Edmonson County features 56 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 0 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Edmonson County.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Edmonson County, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 56
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 56
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 18.44%
Average Renter Household Size 2.27
Average Household Size 2.51
Median Household Income $41,710 ±$3,938
Median Rent $602 ±$65
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 33.41% ± 11.81pp
Total Population 12,105

Population and Household Demographics

Edmonson County is a County in Kentucky with a population of 12,105. There are 4,659 households in the county with an average household size of 2.51 persons. 18.44% of households in Edmonson County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Edmonson County

The median gross income for households in Edmonson County is $41,710 a year, or $3,476 a month. The median rent for the county is $602 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Edmonson County, a household making less than $2,007 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.41% of households who rent are overburdened in Edmonson County.1

Area Median Income In Edmonson 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 Edmonson County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $57,900

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 Edmonson 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 Edmonson County HUD Rental Assistance in Edmonson 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 $33,600 $35,900 $38,250
50% of Median $20,300 $23,200 $26,100 $28,950 $31,300 $33,600 $35,900 $38,250
80% of Median $32,450 $37,050 $41,700 $46,300 $50,050 $53,750 $57,450 $61,150
Fair Market Rents in Edmonson 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
$625 $629 $807 $1,035 $1,395

Cities In Edmonson County

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City Listings Served By
Brownsville 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brownsville is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.