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Affordable Housing In Grant County
Kentucky

15 Low Income Apartment Communities In Grant County

Aireshire Apartments

30 Vincent Blvd
Crittenden, Kentucky
$428
1 BR
Subsidized

Locust Ridge Apartments

275 McCoy Road
Dry Ridge, Kentucky
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized
Accessible

Crittenden Place Apartments

175/185/195 Vincent Blvd
Crittenden, Kentucky

Corinth Countryhomes

255 Church Street
Corinth, Kentucky

Maple Ridge Apartments

18 Michigan Avenue
Dry Ridge, Kentucky
Subsidized

Warsaw Place Apartments

24 Warsaw Rd
Dry Ridge, Kentucky

Academy Place Apartments

286 Old Corinth Owenton Rd
Corinth, Kentucky

Parkview Manor Apartments

228 S Main St
Williamstown, Kentucky
Subsidized

Us 25 and Church St

Us Church St
Corinth, Kentucky

Helton Heights

98 High St
Williamstown, Kentucky

Housing Authorities that serve Grant County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Grant County, Kentucky

There are 15 low income housing apartment communities offering 594 affordable apartments for rent in Grant County, Kentucky.

Income Based Apartments in Grant County, Kentucky

Grant County features 496 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 Grant County, Kentucky

There are 98 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Grant County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Grant County, Kentucky

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Grant County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Grant County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Grant County, Kentucky for a two-bedroom apartment is between $698 and $854.

2020 Grant County, 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 $629 $649 $776 $1,119 $1,362
Payment Standard Range $566 to $692 $584 to $714 $698 to $854 $1,007 to $1,231 $1,226 to $1,498

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Grant County, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 15
Total Low Income Apartments 594
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 496
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.56%
Average Renter Household Size 2.76
Average Household Size 2.91
Median Household Income $44,824 ±$3,492
Median Rent $715 ±$38
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.28% ± 7.03pp
Total Population 24,670

Population and Household Demographics

Grant County is a county in Kentucky with a population of 24,670. There are 8,325 households in the county with an average household size of 2.91 persons. 29.56% of households in Grant County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Grant County

The median gross income for households in Grant County is $44,824 a year, or $3,735 a month. The median rent for the county is $715 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Grant County, a household making less than $2,383 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.28% of households who rent are overburdened in Grant County.

Area Median Income In Grant County

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.

In Grant County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $52,900

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 Grant County

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 Grant County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $28,850 $31,000 $33,150 $35,250
50% of Median $18,700 $21,400 $24,050 $26,700 $28,850 $31,000 $33,150 $35,250
80% of Median $29,900 $34,200 $38,450 $42,700 $46,150 $49,550 $52,950 $56,400

Cities In Grant County

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City Served By
Corinth The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Corinth is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.
Crittenden The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Crittenden is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.
Dry Ridge The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Dry Ridge are the Housing Authority of Dry Ridge and Kentucky Housing Corporation.
Williamstown The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Williamstown are the Housing Authority of Williamstown and Kentucky Housing Corporation.