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Affordable Housing In Harrison County

7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Harrison County

Hillside Apartments

500 Hillside Dr
Cynthiana, Kentucky

Harrison House

102 N Main St
Cynthiana, Kentucky

Belmont Senior Apartments

454 W Pleasant St
Cynthiana, Kentucky

White Oak Apartments

209 Plum Ct
Cynthiana, Kentucky

Indian Hills, Riverside H

100 Cherokee Dr
Cynthiana, Kentucky

Robynwood Heights

201 Robynwood Dr
Cynthiana, Kentucky

Robynwood Apts

106 Glenwood Ct
Cynthiana, Kentucky
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Housing Authorities that serve Harrison County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Cynthiana Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Harrison County, Kentucky

There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 490 affordable apartments for rent in Harrison County, Kentucky.

Income Based Apartments in Harrison County, Kentucky

Harrison County features 442 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 Harrison County, Kentucky

There are 48 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Harrison County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Harrison County, Kentucky

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

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

2020 Harrison 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 $864 $945
Payment Standard Range $403 to $493 $431 to $527 $568 to $694 $778 to $950 $851 to $1,040

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Harrison County, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 490
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 442
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 32.71%
Average Renter Household Size 2.31
Average Household Size 2.57
Median Household Income $35,681 ±$2,545
Median Rent $597 ±$40
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.26% ± 8.03pp
Total Population 18,648

Population and Household Demographics

Harrison County is a county in Kentucky with a population of 18,648. There are 7,120 households in the county with an average household size of 2.57 persons. 32.71% of households in Harrison County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Harrison County

The median gross income for households in Harrison County is $35,681 a year, or $2,973 a month. The median rent for the county is $597 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Harrison County, a household making less than $1,990 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.26% of households who rent are overburdened in Harrison County.

Area Median Income In Harrison 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 Harrison County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $61,800

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 Harrison 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 Harrison 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 $30,680 $35,150 $37,600 $40,000
50% of Median $21,250 $24,250 $27,300 $30,300 $32,750 $35,150 $37,600 $40,000
80% of Median $33,950 $38,800 $43,650 $48,500 $52,400 $56,300 $60,150 $64,050

Cities In Harrison County

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City Served By
Berry The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Berry is the Housing Authority of Cynthiana.
Cynthiana The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cynthiana is the Housing Authority of Cynthiana.