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Affordable Housing In Kevil
Ballard County, Kentucky

Housing Authorities that serve Kevil

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Kevil, Kentucky

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

Income Based Apartments in Kevil, Kentucky

Kevil 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 Kevil, Kentucky

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Kevil, Kentucky

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Kevil, Kentucky for a two-bedroom apartment is between $626 and $765.

2021 Kevil, 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 $498 $527 $695 $864 $999
Payment Standard Range $448 to $548 $474 to $580 $626 to $765 $778 to $950 $899 to $1,099

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Kevil, 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 24.19%
Average Renter Household Size 1.73
Average Household Size 2.10
Median Household Income $40,781 ±$8,401
Median Rent $331 ±$171
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 35% ± 24.09pp
Total Population 521

Population and Household Demographics

Kevil is a city in Ballard County, Kentucky with a population of 521. There are 248 households in the city with an average household size of 2.10 persons. 24.19% of households in Kevil are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Kevil

The median gross income for households in Kevil is $40,781 a year, or $3,398 a month. The median rent for the city is $331 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Kevil, a household making less than $1,103 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 35% of households who rent are overburdened in Kevil.

Area Median Income In Kevil

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 Kevil, the AMI is calculated from all households within Ballard County.

In Kevil, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $58,200

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 Kevil

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 Kevil

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 $30,680 $33,800 $36,100 $38,450
50% of Median $20,400 $23,300 $26,200 $29,100 $31,450 $33,800 $36,100 $38,450
80% of Median $32,600 $37,250 $41,900 $46,550 $50,300 $54,000 $57,750 $61,450