Affordable Housing In Harrison County
7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Harrison County
Housing Authorities that serve Harrison County
|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 AffordableHousingOnline.com 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|
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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|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.|