Affordable Housing In Kenton County
Kentucky

Affordable Housing programs support 1,848 income based apartments in Kenton County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 869 affordable apartments in Kenton County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Kenton County, Kentucky

There is one Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list open in Kenton County.

  • is currently open for new Section 8 applications.

Go to the Kentucky Section 8 Waiting Lists page for more openings near Kenton County.

River's Edge at Eastside Pointe

1028 Greenup Street
Covington, Kentucky
Affordable

St Aloysius Apartments

410 W 8th Street
Covington, Kentucky
Rent Assisted

Goodwill Village Apartments

1550 Banklick St
Covington, Kentucky
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Voa Orv Madison Pike

4594 Oliver Rd
Independence, Kentucky
Rent Assisted
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Bismarck Apartments

PO Box 175828
Covington, Kentucky
Rent Assisted

The Austinburg Apartments

411 Patton St
Covington, Kentucky
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Taylor Ridge

904 Regal Ridge Drive
Independence, Kentucky
Rent Assisted

Lasalette Gardens Apartments

702 Greenup St
Covington, Kentucky
Rent Assisted

Voa Orv Bunker Hill Court

11567 Bunker Hill Ct
Independence, Kentucky
Rent Assisted
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Gardens at Greenup

1102 Greenup Street
Covington, Kentucky
Rent Assisted
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Affordable Housing In Kenton County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Kenton County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Bromley, KY Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Bromley.
Affordable Housing In Covington, KY Affordable Housing programs support 34 apartment communities in Covington.
Affordable Housing In Crescent Springs, KY Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Crescent Springs.
Affordable Housing In Elsmere, KY Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Elsmere.
Affordable Housing In Erlanger, KY Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Erlanger.
Affordable Housing In Independence, KY Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Independence.
Affordable Housing In Ludlow, KY Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Ludlow.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Kenton 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Covington - Section 8 Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)
Housing Authority of Covington - Public Housing Public Housing
Go to the Kentucky Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Kenton County.

Kenton County, Kentucky Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Kenton County, Kentucky

Kenton County features 1,848 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 Kenton County, Kentucky

There are 869 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Kenton County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Kenton County, Kentucky

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Kenton County, Kentucky for a two-bedroom apartment is between $984 and $1,202.

2023 Kenton 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
Kenton County, Kentucky Fair Market Rent $731 $839 $1,093 $1,464 $1,645
Kenton County, Kentucky Payment Standard Range $658 to $804 $755 to $923 $984 to $1,202 $1,318 to $1,610 $1,481 to $1,810

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Kenton County, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 46
Total Low Income Apartments 2,717
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,848
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 34.18%
Average Renter Household Size 2.41
Average Household Size 2.58
Median Household Income $54,296 ±$1,616
Median Rent $747 ±$14
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.87% ± 2.81pp
Total Population 163,007

Population and Household Demographics

Kenton County is a county in Kentucky with a population of 163,007. There are 62,225 households in the county with an average household size of 2.58 persons. 34.18% of households in Kenton County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Kenton County

The median gross income for households in Kenton County is $54,296 a year, or $4,525 a month. The median rent for the county is $747 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Kenton County, a household making less than $2,490 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.87% of households who rent are overburdened in Kenton County.

Area Median Income In Kenton 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 Kenton County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $99,100

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 Kenton 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 Kenton County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Kenton County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$20,100 $22,950 $25,800 $28,650 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Kenton County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$33,450 $38,200 $43,000 $47,750 $51,600 $55,400 $59,250 $63,050
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Kenton County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$53,500 $61,150 $68,800 $76,400 $82,550 $88,650 $94,750 $100,850