Affordable Housing In Hardin County
Kentucky

44 Low Income Apartment Communities In Hardin County

Tyler Park Apartments

1103 Lewis Drive
Elizabethtown, Kentucky
Call For Rent
1 BR

Sunset Court Apartments

512-518 Sunset Ct
Muldraugh, Kentucky
$600-800
1-3 BR

University Apartments

103 Lincoln Ct
Elizabethtown, Kentucky
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Towne Mall Commons

332 Towne Dr
Elizabethtown, Kentucky
Call For Rent
3 BR

Tyler Park Apartments - French Street

French St
Elizabethtown, Kentucky
Call For Rent
1 BR

Pine Crest II

513 Vista Dr
Elizabethtown, Kentucky
Subsidized

Cedar Valley Group Home

549 Bellwood Dr
Elizabethtown, Kentucky
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Steward Manor

490 Fox Ridge Rd
Radcliff, Kentucky
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Countryside Apartments

653 Westport Rd
Elizabethtown, Kentucky
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Lincoln Trail Res Group Home

200 Diecks Dr
Elizabethtown, Kentucky
Subsidized

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Hardin County, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Hardin County, Kentucky

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Hardin County, Kentucky

There are 44 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,619 affordable apartments for rent in Hardin County, Kentucky.

Income Based Apartments in Hardin County, Kentucky

Hardin County features 742 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 Hardin County, Kentucky

There are 877 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Hardin County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Hardin County, Kentucky

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Hardin County, Kentucky for a two-bedroom apartment is between $752 and $919.

2022 Hardin 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
Hardin County, Kentucky Fair Market Rent $630 $635 $835 $1,161 $1,412
Hardin County, Kentucky Payment Standard Range $567 to $693 $572 to $699 $752 to $919 $1,045 to $1,277 $1,271 to $1,553

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Hardin County, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 44
Total Low Income Apartments 1,619
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 742
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 37.55%
Average Renter Household Size 2.56
Average Household Size 2.58
Median Household Income $50,765 ±$1,766
Median Rent $762 ±$18
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.6% ± 3.49pp
Total Population 107,529

Population and Household Demographics

Hardin County is a county in Kentucky with a population of 107,529. There are 40,376 households in the county with an average household size of 2.58 persons. 37.55% of households in Hardin County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Hardin County

The median gross income for households in Hardin County is $50,765 a year, or $4,230 a month. The median rent for the county is $762 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Hardin County, a household making less than $2,540 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.6% of households who rent are overburdened in Hardin County.

Area Median Income In Hardin 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 Hardin County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $61,000

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 Hardin 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 Hardin County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Hardin County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,700 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $43,050
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Hardin County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,850 $26,100 $29,350 $32,600 $35,250 $37,850 $40,450 $43,050
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Hardin County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$36,550 $41,800 $47,000 $52,200 $56,400 $60,600 $64,750 $68,950

Cities In Hardin County

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City Served By
Cecilia The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cecilia is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.
Elizabethtown The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Elizabethtown are the Housing Authority of Elizabethtown and Kentucky Housing Corporation.
Fort Knox The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fort Knox is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.
Muldraugh The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Muldraugh is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.
Radcliff The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Radcliff are the Housing Authority of Radcliff and Kentucky Housing Corporation.
Sonora The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sonora is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.
Upton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Upton is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.
Vine Grove The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Vine Grove is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.
West Point The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Point is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.