Affordable Housing In Fredonia
Caldwell County, Kentucky

Housing Authorities that serve Fredonia

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Fredonia, Kentucky

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Fredonia, Kentucky.

Income Based Apartments in Fredonia, Kentucky

Fredonia features 0 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 Fredonia, Kentucky

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Fredonia.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Fredonia, Kentucky

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Fredonia, Kentucky for a two-bedroom apartment is between $568 and $694.

2020 Fredonia, 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 $448 $542 $631 $786 $856
Payment Standard Range $403 to $493 $488 to $596 $568 to $694 $707 to $865 $770 to $942

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Fredonia, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 20.93%
Average Renter Household Size 2.49
Average Household Size 2.30
Median Household Income $43,750 ±$12,674
Median Rent $544 ±$181
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 31.11% ± 30.72pp
Total Population 494

Population and Household Demographics

Fredonia is a City in Caldwell County, Kentucky with a population of 494. There are 215 households in the city with an average household size of 2.30 persons. 20.93% of households in Fredonia are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Fredonia

The median gross income for households in Fredonia is $43,750 a year, or $3,646 a month. The median rent for the city is $544 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Fredonia, a household making less than $1,813 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 31.11% of households who rent are overburdened in Fredonia.1

Area Median Income In Fredonia

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 Fredonia, the AMI is calculated from all households within Caldwell County.

In Fredonia, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $54,200

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 Fredonia

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 Fredonia

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 $29,300 $31,450 $33,650 $35,800
50% of Median $19,000 $21,700 $24,400 $27,100 $29,300 $31,450 $33,650 $35,800
80% of Median $30,350 $34,700 $39,050 $43,350 $46,850 $50,300 $53,800 $57,250