Affordable Housing In Knott County
Kentucky

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Knott County

Sun Valley Apartments

28 Cave Branch Rd
Hindman, Kentucky
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Hickory Hills Recovery Center

100 Recovery Way
Emmalena, Kentucky
Referral Required

Hindman Hills Apartments

42 Hindman Hills Rd
Hindman, Kentucky
Subsidized

Troublesome Val - Pippa Pa

30 Caney Cir
Pippa Passes, Kentucky
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Knott 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 Knott County, Kentucky

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Knott County Public Housing
Kentucky Housing Corporation Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Knott County, Kentucky

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 247 affordable apartments for rent in Knott County, Kentucky.

Income Based Apartments in Knott County, Kentucky

Knott County features 247 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 Knott County, Kentucky

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Knott County, Kentucky

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Knott County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $100 towards rent in Knott County.

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

2022 Knott 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
Knott County, Kentucky Fair Market Rent $482 $592 $674 $955 $1,002
Knott County, Kentucky Payment Standard Range $434 to $530 $533 to $651 $607 to $741 $860 to $1,051 $902 to $1,102

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Knott County, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 247
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 247
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 22.41%
Average Renter Household Size 2.71
Average Household Size 2.57
Median Household Income $30,411 ±$3,850
Median Rent $479 ±$70
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 29.53% ± 7.43pp
Total Population 16,000

Population and Household Demographics

Knott County is a county in Kentucky with a population of 16,000. There are 5,984 households in the county with an average household size of 2.57 persons. 22.41% of households in Knott County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Knott County

The median gross income for households in Knott County is $30,411 a year, or $2,534 a month. The median rent for the county is $479 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Knott County, a household making less than $1,597 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 29.53% of households who rent are overburdened in Knott County.

Area Median Income In Knott 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 Knott County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $40,700

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 Knott 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 Knott County

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

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City Served By
Emmalena
Hindman The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hindman are the Housing Authority of Knott County and Kentucky Housing Corporation.
Pippa Passes The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Pippa Passes are the Kentucky Housing Corporation and Housing Authority of Knott County.
Vicco The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Vicco are the Kentucky Housing Corporation and Housing Authority of Knott County.