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Affordable Housing In Hazel Green
Wolfe County, Kentucky

Housing Authorities that serve Hazel Green

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Hazel Green, Kentucky

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Hazel Green, Kentucky.

Income Based Apartments in Hazel Green, Kentucky

Hazel Green features 0 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 Hazel Green, Kentucky

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Hazel Green.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Hazel Green, Kentucky

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Hazel Green landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Hazel Green.

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

2020 Hazel Green, 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 $841 $1,068
Payment Standard Range $403 to $493 $431 to $527 $568 to $694 $757 to $925 $961 to $1,175

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Hazel Green, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 5.22%
Average Renter Household Size 0.00
Average Household Size 2.03
Median Household Income $26,728 ±$22,250
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 100% ± 317.54pp
Total Population 233

Population and Household Demographics

Hazel Green is a city in Wolfe County, Kentucky with a population of 233. There are 115 households in the city with an average household size of 2.03 persons. 5.22% of households in Hazel Green are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Hazel Green

The median gross income for households in Hazel Green is $26,728 a year, or $2,227 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Hazel Green, a household making less than $0 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 100% of households who rent are overburdened in Hazel Green.

Area Median Income In Hazel Green

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Hazel Green, the AMI is calculated from all households within Wolfe County.

In Hazel Green, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $35,200

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 Hazel Green

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 Hazel Green

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 $28,850 $31,000 $33,150 $35,250
50% of Median $18,700 $21,400 $24,050 $26,700 $28,850 $31,000 $33,150 $35,250
80% of Median $29,900 $34,200 $38,450 $42,700 $46,150 $49,550 $52,950 $56,400