Affordable Housing In Harrison County

7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Harrison County

Hillside Apartments

500 Hillside Dr
Cynthiana, KY

Harrison House

102 N Main St
Cynthiana, KY

Belmont Senior Apartments

454 W Pleasant St
Cynthiana, KY
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White Oak Apartments

209 Plum Ct
Cynthiana, KY

Indian Hills, Riverside H

100 Cherokee Dr
Cynthiana, KY

Robynwood Heights

201 Robynwood Dr
Cynthiana, KY

White Oak Apartments

300 Sycamore Dr
Cynthiana, KY
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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 454 affordable apartments for rent in Harrison County, Kentucky. Harrison County features 382 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 72 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Harrison County.

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Harrison County, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 454
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 382
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.1

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 $58,200

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 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 Harrison County 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 $12,490 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $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
Fair Market Rents in Harrison County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$448 $479 $631 $864 $945

Cities In Harrison County

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City Listings Served By
Cynthiana 7 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cynthiana is the Housing Authority of Cynthiana.
Berry 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Berry is the Housing Authority of Cynthiana.