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Affordable Housing In Johnson County

7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Johnson County

Paint Lick Station

100 Robinson Dr
Paintsville, Kentucky
2-4 BR

Hidden Valley I, II & III

454 Hidden Valley Road
Paintsville, Kentucky
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Mayfair Village

437 Ponderosa Dr
Paintsville, Kentucky
Accepts Vouchers

Karp - Johnson County

Hidden Valley Rd
Paintsville, Kentucky
Accepts Vouchers

Westview Manor

625 Main St
Paintsville, Kentucky

Southland Housing

702 6th St
Paintsville, Kentucky

Ponderosa Apts.

455 Ponderosa Dr
Paintsville, Kentucky
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Johnson County, Kentucky

There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 542 affordable apartments for rent in Johnson County, Kentucky.

Income Based Apartments in Johnson County, Kentucky

Johnson County features 306 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 Johnson County, Kentucky

There are 216 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Johnson County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Johnson County, Kentucky

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Johnson County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Johnson County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Johnson County, Kentucky for a two-bedroom apartment is between $568 and $694.

2020 Johnson 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
Fair Market Rent $448 $494 $631 $852 $855
Payment Standard Range $403 to $493 $445 to $543 $568 to $694 $767 to $937 $770 to $941

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Johnson County, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 542
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 306
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.11%
Average Renter Household Size 2.48
Average Household Size 2.53
Median Household Income $35,570 ±$1,792
Median Rent $543 ±$60
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.57% ± 8.13pp
Total Population 23,350

Population and Household Demographics

Johnson County is a county in Kentucky with a population of 23,350. There are 9,035 households in the county with an average household size of 2.53 persons. 25.11% of households in Johnson County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Johnson County

The median gross income for households in Johnson County is $35,570 a year, or $2,964 a month. The median rent for the county is $543 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Johnson County, a household making less than $1,810 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.57% of households who rent are overburdened in Johnson County.

Area Median Income In Johnson 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 Johnson County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $49,800

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 Johnson 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 Johnson County

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

Cities In Johnson County

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City Served By
Paintsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Paintsville is the Housing Authority of Paintsville.