Affordable Housing In Jackson County
Kentucky

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Jackson County

Park Ridge Apartments

104 Park Ridge Rd
Mckee, Kentucky
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Jackson County, 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 Jackson County, Kentucky

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Jackson County, Kentucky

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 22 affordable apartments for rent in Jackson County, Kentucky.

Income Based Apartments in Jackson County, Kentucky

Jackson County features 22 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 Jackson County, Kentucky

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Jackson County, Kentucky

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

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

2022 Jackson County, 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
Jackson County, Kentucky Fair Market Rent $482 $536 $674 $911 $914
Jackson County, Kentucky Payment Standard Range $434 to $530 $482 to $590 $607 to $741 $820 to $1,002 $823 to $1,005

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Jackson County, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 22
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 22
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.57%
Average Renter Household Size 2.21
Average Household Size 2.39
Median Household Income $29,826 ±$2,574
Median Rent $523 ±$91
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 37.49% ± 10.12pp
Total Population 13,357

Population and Household Demographics

Jackson County is a county in Kentucky with a population of 13,357. There are 5,546 households in the county with an average household size of 2.39 persons. 23.57% of households in Jackson County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Jackson County

The median gross income for households in Jackson County is $29,826 a year, or $2,486 a month. The median rent for the county is $523 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Jackson County, a household making less than $1,743 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 37.49% of households who rent are overburdened in Jackson County.

Area Median Income In Jackson County

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.

In Jackson County, 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 Jackson County

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 Jackson County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Jackson County 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 Jackson County 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 Jackson County 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

Cities In Jackson County

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City Served By
Annville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Annville is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.
Mckee The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mckee is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.