Affordable Housing In Glasgow
Barren County, Kentucky

Affordable Housing programs support 488 income based apartments in Glasgow where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 67 affordable apartments in Glasgow that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Glasgow, Kentucky

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Glasgow. Go to the Kentucky Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Glasgow.

Glasgow Graded School Apartments

307 S Liberty St
Glasgow, Kentucky
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Arbors of Glasgow Apartments

108 Adams Pl
Glasgow, Kentucky
Rent Assisted

Regency Park - Glasgow

203 Columbia Ave
Glasgow, Kentucky
Rent Assisted

Bluegrass Place I Apartments

800 Cleveland Ave
Glasgow, Kentucky
Rent Assisted

Shamrock, Sam Terry - Bunc

208 Park Ave
Glasgow, Kentucky

Myrtle Street

100 Myrtle St
Glasgow, Kentucky

Dellwood Apts Ltd

400 Dellwood Avenue
Glasgow, Kentucky
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Affordable Housing Near Glasgow

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Affordable Housing In Cave City, KY Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Cave City.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Glasgow, Kentucky

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Waiting lists for project-based assistance, like the Public Housing program, are open:

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Glasgow Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Kentucky Housing Corporation Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the Kentucky Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Glasgow.

Glasgow, Kentucky Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Glasgow, Kentucky

Glasgow features 488 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 Glasgow, Kentucky

There are 67 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Glasgow.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Glasgow, Kentucky

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Glasgow landlords $300 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Glasgow.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Glasgow, Kentucky for a two-bedroom apartment is between $668 and $816.

2023 Glasgow, 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
Glasgow, Kentucky Fair Market Rent $538 $574 $742 $962 $997
Glasgow, Kentucky Payment Standard Range $484 to $592 $517 to $631 $668 to $816 $866 to $1,058 $897 to $1,097

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Glasgow, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 555
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 488
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 50.38%
Average Renter Household Size 2.12
Average Household Size 2.17
Median Household Income $27,555 ±$3,043
Median Rent $589 ±$29
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 51.7% ± 9.38pp
Total Population 14,224

Population and Household Demographics

Glasgow is a city in Barren County, Kentucky with a population of 14,224. There are 6,243 households in the city with an average household size of 2.17 persons. 50.38% of households in Glasgow are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Glasgow

The median gross income for households in Glasgow is $27,555 a year, or $2,296 a month. The median rent for the city is $589 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Glasgow, a household making less than $1,963 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 51.7% of households who rent are overburdened in Glasgow.

Area Median Income In Glasgow

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 Glasgow, the AMI is calculated from all households within Barren County.

In Glasgow, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $53,500

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 Glasgow

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 Glasgow

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Glasgow AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $35,250 $37,650 $40,100
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Glasgow AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$21,250 $24,300 $27,350 $30,350 $32,800 $35,250 $37,650 $40,100
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Glasgow AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$34,000 $38,850 $43,700 $48,550 $52,450 $56,350 $60,250 $64,100