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Affordable Housing In Eminence
Henry County, Kentucky

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Eminence

Tristan Ridge Apartments

171 King Street
Eminence, Kentucky
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Eminence Ridge

33 Apachee Cir
Eminence, Kentucky

Eminence Mulberry

191 Sycamore Dr
Eminence, Kentucky

Canon Court

54 Lou Ave
Eminence, Kentucky

Elmwood Apts

Elm and Penn Streets
Eminence, Kentucky
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Housing Authorities that serve Eminence

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Eminence, Kentucky

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 215 affordable apartments for rent in Eminence, Kentucky.

Income Based Apartments in Eminence, Kentucky

Eminence features 171 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 Eminence, Kentucky

There are 44 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Eminence.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Eminence, Kentucky

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Eminence landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Eminence.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Eminence, Kentucky for a two-bedroom apartment is between $785 and $959.

2020 Eminence, 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 $614 $713 $872 $1,174 $1,331
Payment Standard Range $553 to $675 $642 to $784 $785 to $959 $1,057 to $1,291 $1,198 to $1,464

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Eminence, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 215
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 171
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 48.23%
Average Renter Household Size 2.37
Average Household Size 2.55
Median Household Income $31,856 ±$4,546
Median Rent $617 ±$223
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 51.47% ± 13.05pp
Total Population 2,515

Population and Household Demographics

Eminence is a city in Henry County, Kentucky with a population of 2,515. There are 987 households in the city with an average household size of 2.55 persons. 48.23% of households in Eminence are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Eminence

The median gross income for households in Eminence is $31,856 a year, or $2,655 a month. The median rent for the city is $617 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Eminence, a household making less than $2,057 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 51.47% of households who rent are overburdened in Eminence.

Area Median Income In Eminence

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 Eminence, the AMI is calculated from all households within Henry County.

In Eminence, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $77,500

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 Eminence

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 Eminence

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,300 $18,600 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $27,150 $31,000 $34,900 $38,750 $41,850 $44,950 $48,050 $51,150
80% of Median $43,400 $49,600 $55,800 $62,000 $67,000 $71,950 $76,900 $81,850