Affordable Housing In Fort Thomas
1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Fort Thomas
Housing Authorities that serve Fort Thomas
|Neighborhood Foundations||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
|PinevilleBell County Community Dev Agency||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
|Campbell County Department of Housing||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Fort Thomas, Kentucky
There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 8 affordable apartments for rent in Fort Thomas, Kentucky.
Income Based Apartments in Fort Thomas, Kentucky
Fort Thomas features 8 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 Fort Thomas, Kentucky
There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Fort Thomas.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Fort Thomas, Kentucky
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Fort Thomas landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Fort Thomas.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Fort Thomas, Kentucky for a two-bedroom apartment is between $824 and $1,008.
2021 Fort Thomas, 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|
|Fort Thomas, Kentucky Fair Market Rent||$604||$698||$916||$1,244||$1,425|
|Fort Thomas, Kentucky Payment Standard Range||$544 to $664||$628 to $768||$824 to $1,008||$1,120 to $1,368||$1,283 to $1,568|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Fort Thomas, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||1|
|Total Low Income Apartments||8|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||8|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||27.9%|
|Average Renter Household Size||1.85|
|Average Household Size||2.48|
|Median Household Income||$64,146 ±$4,476|
|Median Rent||$755 ±$36|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||40.51% ± 9.16pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Fort Thomas is a city in Campbell County, Kentucky with a population of 16,326. There are 6,422 households in the city with an average household size of 2.48 persons. 27.9% of households in Fort Thomas are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Fort Thomas
The median gross income for households in Fort Thomas is $64,146 a year, or $5,346 a month. The median rent for the city is $755 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Fort Thomas, a household making less than $2,517 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 40.51% of households who rent are overburdened in Fort Thomas.
Area Median Income In Fort Thomas
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 Fort Thomas, the AMI is calculated from all households within Campbell County.
In Fort Thomas, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $86,300
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 Fort Thomas
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 Fort Thomas
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|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Fort Thomas AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Fort Thomas AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Fort Thomas AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.