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Affordable Housing In Kenton Vale
Kenton County, Kentucky

Housing Authorities that serve Kenton Vale

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Kenton Vale, Kentucky

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Kenton Vale, Kentucky.

Income Based Apartments in Kenton Vale, Kentucky

Kenton Vale features 0 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 Vale, Kentucky

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Kenton Vale, Kentucky

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Kenton Vale, Kentucky for a two-bedroom apartment is between $779 and $952.

2020 Kenton Vale, 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 $568 $658 $865 $1,185 $1,362
Payment Standard Range $511 to $625 $592 to $724 $779 to $952 $1,067 to $1,304 $1,226 to $1,498

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Kenton Vale, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 12.82%
Average Renter Household Size 4.20
Average Household Size 2.21
Median Household Income $35,938 ±$15,731
Median Rent $950 ±$191
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 80% ± 307.01pp
Total Population 86

Population and Household Demographics

Kenton Vale is a City in Kenton County, Kentucky with a population of 86. There are 39 households in the city with an average household size of 2.21 persons. 12.82% of households in Kenton Vale are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Kenton Vale

The median gross income for households in Kenton Vale is $35,938 a year, or $2,995 a month. The median rent for the city is $950 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Kenton Vale, a household making less than $3,167 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 80% of households who rent are overburdened in Kenton Vale.1

Area Median Income In Kenton Vale

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 Kenton Vale, the AMI is calculated from all households within Kenton County.

In Kenton Vale, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $81,300

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 Vale

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 Vale

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,100 $19,550 $22,000 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $28,500 $32,550 $36,600 $40,650 $43,950 $47,200 $50,450 $53,700
80% of Median $45,550 $52,050 $58,550 $65,050 $70,300 $75,500 $80,700 $85,900