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Affordable Housing In Inez
Martin County, Kentucky

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Inez

Skeeze Ward Manor

300 Rockcastle Rd
Inez, Kentucky
Elderly Supportive Housing

Quail Hollow II Apartments

72 Quail Hollow
Inez, Kentucky
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Housing Authorities that serve Inez

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Inez, Kentucky

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 48 affordable apartments for rent in Inez, Kentucky.

Income Based Apartments in Inez, Kentucky

Inez features 24 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 Inez, Kentucky

There are 24 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Inez.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Inez, Kentucky

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Inez, Kentucky for a two-bedroom apartment is between $612 and $748.

2021 Inez, 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 $488 $516 $680 $846 $924
Payment Standard Range $439 to $537 $464 to $568 $612 to $748 $761 to $931 $832 to $1,016

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Inez, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 48
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 24
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 47.31%
Average Renter Household Size 1.65
Average Household Size 2.02
Median Household Income $22,500 ±$5,716
Median Rent $306 ±$55
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 65.04% ± 15.65pp
Total Population 657

Population and Household Demographics

Inez is a city in Martin County, Kentucky with a population of 657. There are 260 households in the city with an average household size of 2.02 persons. 47.31% of households in Inez are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Inez

The median gross income for households in Inez is $22,500 a year, or $1,875 a month. The median rent for the city is $306 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Inez, a household making less than $1,020 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 65.04% of households who rent are overburdened in Inez.

Area Median Income In Inez

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 Inez, the AMI is calculated from all households within Martin County.

In Inez, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $43,100

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 Inez

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 Inez

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