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Affordable Housing In Highland Heights
Campbell County, Kentucky

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Highland Heights

Highland Village Apartments

515 Main Ave
Highland Heights, Kentucky
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1-2 BR

Meadowview Apartments

532 Johns Hill Rd
Highland Heights, Kentucky
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Housing Authorities that serve Highland Heights

Housing Authority Programs
Campbell County Department of Housing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
PinevilleBell County Community Dev Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Highland Heights, Kentucky

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 229 affordable apartments for rent in Highland Heights, Kentucky.

Income Based Apartments in Highland Heights, Kentucky

Highland Heights 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 Highland Heights, Kentucky

There are 229 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Highland Heights.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Highland Heights, Kentucky

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Highland Heights landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Highland Heights.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Highland Heights, Kentucky for a two-bedroom apartment is between $779 and $952.

2020 Highland Heights, 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 $568 $658 $865 $1,185 $1,362
Payment Standard Range $511 to $625 $592 to $724 $779 to $952 $1,067 to $1,304 $1,226 to $1,498

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Highland Heights, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 229
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 37.27%
Average Renter Household Size 2.67
Average Household Size 2.54
Median Household Income $51,806 ±$7,019
Median Rent $870 ±$47
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.74% ± 12.66pp
Total Population 7,152

Population and Household Demographics

Highland Heights is a city in Campbell County, Kentucky with a population of 7,152. There are 2,399 households in the city with an average household size of 2.54 persons. 37.27% of households in Highland Heights are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Highland Heights

The median gross income for households in Highland Heights is $51,806 a year, or $4,317 a month. The median rent for the city is $870 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Highland Heights, a household making less than $2,900 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.74% of households who rent are overburdened in Highland Heights.

Area Median Income In Highland Heights

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 Highland Heights, the AMI is calculated from all households within Campbell County.

In Highland Heights, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $86,300

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 Highland Heights

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 Highland Heights

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $18,150 $20,750 $23,350 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $30,250 $34,550 $38,850 $43,150 $46,650 $50,100 $53,550 $57,000
80% of Median $48,350 $55,250 $62,150 $69,050 $74,600 $80,100 $85,650 $91,150