Affordable Housing In Hindman
Knott County, Kentucky

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Hindman

Sun Valley Apartments

28 Cave Branch Rd
Hindman, Kentucky
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Hindman Hills Apartments

42 Hindman Hills Rd
Hindman, Kentucky
Subsidized
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Hindman, Kentucky

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Hindman, Kentucky

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Knott County Public Housing
Kentucky Housing Corporation Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Hindman, Kentucky

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 52 affordable apartments for rent in Hindman, Kentucky.

Income Based Apartments in Hindman, Kentucky

Hindman features 52 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 Hindman, Kentucky

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Hindman, Kentucky

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Hindman, Kentucky for a two-bedroom apartment is between $607 and $741.

2022 Hindman, 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
Hindman, Kentucky Fair Market Rent $482 $592 $674 $955 $1,002
Hindman, Kentucky Payment Standard Range $434 to $530 $533 to $651 $607 to $741 $860 to $1,051 $902 to $1,102

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Hindman, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 52
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 52
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 51.16%
Average Renter Household Size 2.98
Average Household Size 2.57
Median Household Income $23,250 ±$10,093
Median Rent $321 ±$94
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 36.13% ± 19.32pp
Total Population 786

Population and Household Demographics

Hindman is a city in Knott County, Kentucky with a population of 786. There are 303 households in the city with an average household size of 2.57 persons. 51.16% of households in Hindman are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Hindman

The median gross income for households in Hindman is $23,250 a year, or $1,938 a month. The median rent for the city is $321 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Hindman, a household making less than $1,070 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.13% of households who rent are overburdened in Hindman.

Area Median Income In Hindman

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 Hindman, the AMI is calculated from all households within Knott County.

In Hindman, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $40,700

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 Hindman

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 Hindman

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Hindman AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $29,350 $31,500 $33,700 $35,850
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Hindman AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$19,050 $21,750 $24,450 $27,150 $29,350 $31,500 $33,700 $35,850
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Hindman AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$30,450 $34,800 $39,150 $43,450 $46,950 $50,450 $53,900 $57,400