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Affordable Housing In Graves County

19 Low Income Apartment Communities In Graves County

Mayfield Plaza Apartments

404 Babb Drive
Mayfield, Kentucky
Income Based
1-4 BR

Locust Ridge Apartments

Lebanon St
Wingo, Kentucky
Elderly Supportive Housing

Villa Madonna South Apartments

85 Father Riney Rd
Fancy Farm, Kentucky
Elderly Supportive Housing

Villa Madonna West Apartments

36 Father Riney Rd
Fancy Farm, Kentucky
Elderly Supportive Housing

Villa Madonna East

48 Father Riney Rd
Fancy Farm, Kentucky

Wingo Apartments

90 Atlantic Ave
Wingo, Kentucky

Davis Apartments

2049 Marion Cir
Mayfield, Kentucky

Willow Group Home

230 E Willow Dr
Mayfield, Kentucky
Elderly Supportive Housing

Westwood of Symsonia

60 Westwood Ave
Symsonia, Kentucky

Mayfield Manor II

320 E James St
Mayfield, Kentucky

Guide To Affordable Housing in Graves County, Kentucky

There are 19 low income housing apartment communities offering 714 affordable apartments for rent in Graves County, Kentucky.

Income Based Apartments in Graves County, Kentucky

Graves County features 592 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 Graves County, Kentucky

There are 122 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Graves County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Graves County, Kentucky

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Graves County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Graves County.

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

2020 Graves 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 $448 $479 $631 $845 $855
Payment Standard Range $403 to $493 $431 to $527 $568 to $694 $761 to $930 $770 to $941

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Graves County, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 19
Total Low Income Apartments 714
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 592
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.74%
Average Renter Household Size 2.37
Average Household Size 2.56
Median Household Income $39,530 ±$2,015
Median Rent $575 ±$37
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.82% ± 6.62pp
Total Population 37,502

Population and Household Demographics

Graves County is a county in Kentucky with a population of 37,502. There are 14,390 households in the county with an average household size of 2.56 persons. 25.74% of households in Graves County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Graves County

The median gross income for households in Graves County is $39,530 a year, or $3,294 a month. The median rent for the county is $575 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Graves County, a household making less than $1,917 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.82% of households who rent are overburdened in Graves County.

Area Median Income In Graves 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 Graves County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $56,200

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 Graves 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 Graves 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 $30,350 $32,600 $34,850 $37,100
50% of Median $19,700 $22,500 $25,300 $28,100 $30,350 $32,600 $34,850 $37,100
80% of Median $31,500 $36,000 $40,500 $44,950 $48,550 $52,150 $55,750 $59,350

Cities In Graves County

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City Served By
Fancy Farm
Mayfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mayfield is the Housing Authority of Mayfield.
Water Valley