Affordable Housing In Irvington
Breckinridge County, Kentucky

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Irvington

Hillview Homes

363 Hillview Dr
Irvington, Kentucky
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Irvington, 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 Irvington, Kentucky

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Irvington, Kentucky

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 36 affordable apartments for rent in Irvington, Kentucky.

Income Based Apartments in Irvington, Kentucky

Irvington features 36 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 Irvington, Kentucky

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Irvington, Kentucky

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

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

2022 Irvington, 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
Irvington, Kentucky Fair Market Rent $499 $591 $674 $833 $914
Irvington, Kentucky Payment Standard Range $449 to $549 $532 to $650 $607 to $741 $750 to $916 $823 to $1,005

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Irvington, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 36
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 36
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.97%
Average Renter Household Size 2.10
Average Household Size 2.17
Median Household Income $27,083 ±$10,109
Median Rent $463 ±$63
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.86% ± 17.56pp
Total Population 1,030

Population and Household Demographics

Irvington is a city in Breckinridge County, Kentucky with a population of 1,030. There are 474 households in the city with an average household size of 2.17 persons. 33.97% of households in Irvington are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Irvington

The median gross income for households in Irvington is $27,083 a year, or $2,257 a month. The median rent for the city is $463 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Irvington, a household making less than $1,543 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.86% of households who rent are overburdened in Irvington.

Area Median Income In Irvington

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 Irvington, the AMI is calculated from all households within Breckinridge County.

In Irvington, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $70,000

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 Irvington

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 Irvington

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Irvington AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,700 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,200
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Irvington AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$24,500 $28,000 $31,500 $35,000 $37,800 $40,600 $43,400 $46,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Irvington AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$39,200 $44,800 $50,400 $56,000 $60,500 $65,000 $69,450 $73,950