Affordable Housing In Hart County
9 Low Income Apartment Communities In Hart County
Housing Authorities that serve Hart County
|Kentucky Housing Corporation||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Hart County, Kentucky
There are 9 low income housing apartment communities offering 355 affordable apartments for rent in Hart County, Kentucky.
Income Based Apartments in Hart County, Kentucky
Hart County features 302 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 Hart County, Kentucky
There are 53 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Hart County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Hart County, Kentucky
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Hart County landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Hart County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Hart County, Kentucky for a two-bedroom apartment is between $597 and $729.
2021 Hart 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|
|Hart County, Kentucky Fair Market Rent||$500||$503||$663||$858||$1,080|
|Hart County, Kentucky Payment Standard Range||$450 to $550||$453 to $553||$597 to $729||$772 to $944||$972 to $1,188|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Hart County, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||9|
|Total Low Income Apartments||355|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||302|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||27.71%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.45|
|Average Household Size||2.49|
|Median Household Income||$34,774 ±$2,799|
|Median Rent||$498 ±$33|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||38.5% ± 6.49pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Hart County is a county in Kentucky with a population of 18,441. There are 7,294 households in the county with an average household size of 2.49 persons. 27.71% of households in Hart County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Hart County
The median gross income for households in Hart County is $34,774 a year, or $2,898 a month. The median rent for the county is $498 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Hart County, a household making less than $1,660 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.5% of households who rent are overburdened in Hart County.
Area Median Income In Hart 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 Hart County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $48,300
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 Hart 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 Hart 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 Hart 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 Hart 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 Hart County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Hart County
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|Bonnieville||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bonnieville is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.|
|Hardyville||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hardyville is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.|
|Horse Cave||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Horse Cave are the Housing Authority of Horse Cave and Kentucky Housing Corporation.|
|Munfordville||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Munfordville is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.|