Affordable Housing In Gilbertsville
Marshall County, Kentucky

Housing Authorities that serve Gilbertsville

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Gilbertsville, Kentucky

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

Income Based Apartments in Gilbertsville, Kentucky

Gilbertsville 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 Gilbertsville, Kentucky

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Gilbertsville, Kentucky

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Gilbertsville, Kentucky for a two-bedroom apartment is between $633 and $773.

2020 Gilbertsville, 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 $600 $618 $703 $876 $954
Payment Standard Range $540 to $660 $556 to $680 $633 to $773 $788 to $964 $859 to $1,049

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Gilbertsville, 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 20.25%
Average Renter Household Size 4.63
Average Household Size 2.37
Median Household Income $0 ±$0
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 0% ± 137.5pp
Total Population 187

Population and Household Demographics

Gilbertsville is a City in Marshall County, Kentucky with a population of 187. There are 79 households in the city with an average household size of 2.37 persons. 20.25% of households in Gilbertsville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Gilbertsville

The median gross income for households in Gilbertsville is $0 a year, or $0 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Gilbertsville, a household making less than $0 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 0% of households who rent are overburdened in Gilbertsville.1

Area Median Income In Gilbertsville

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 Gilbertsville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Marshall County.

In Gilbertsville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $61,300

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 Gilbertsville

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 Gilbertsville HUD Rental Assistance in Gilbertsville

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,900 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $38,050 $40,500
50% of Median $21,500 $24,550 $27,600 $30,650 $33,150 $35,600 $38,050 $40,500
80% of Median $34,350 $39,250 $44,150 $49,050 $53,000 $56,900 $60,850 $64,750