Affordable Housing In Grayson County
17 Low Income Apartment Communities In Grayson County
Housing Authorities that serve Grayson County
|Kentucky Housing Corporation||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Grayson County, Kentucky
There are 17 low income housing apartment communities offering 484 affordable apartments for rent in Grayson County, Kentucky.
Income Based Apartments in Grayson County, Kentucky
Grayson County features 262 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 Grayson County, Kentucky
There are 222 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Grayson County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Grayson County, Kentucky
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Grayson County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Grayson County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Grayson County, Kentucky for a two-bedroom apartment is between $597 and $729.
2021 Grayson 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|
|Grayson County, Kentucky Fair Market Rent||$544||$551||$663||$913||$1,003|
|Grayson County, Kentucky Payment Standard Range||$490 to $598||$496 to $606||$597 to $729||$822 to $1,004||$903 to $1,103|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Grayson County, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||17|
|Total Low Income Apartments||484|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||262|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||27.75%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.50|
|Average Household Size||2.60|
|Median Household Income||$35,030 ±$2,737|
|Median Rent||$528 ±$50|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||39.69% ± 7.22pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Grayson County is a county in Kentucky with a population of 26,001. There are 9,840 households in the county with an average household size of 2.60 persons. 27.75% of households in Grayson County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Grayson County
The median gross income for households in Grayson County is $35,030 a year, or $2,919 a month. The median rent for the county is $528 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Grayson County, a household making less than $1,760 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.69% of households who rent are overburdened in Grayson County.
Area Median Income In Grayson 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 Grayson County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $48,700
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 Grayson 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 Grayson County
|1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Grayson County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Grayson County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Grayson County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Grayson County
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|Caneyville||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Caneyville is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.|
|Clarkson||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clarkson is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.|
|Leitchfield||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Leitchfield is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.|