Affordable Housing In Knott County

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Knott County

Sun Valley Apartments

28 Cave Branch Rd
Hindman, KY
Disabled Supportive Housing

Hindman Hills Apartments

42 Hindman Hills Rd
Hindman, KY

Troublesome Val - Pippa Pa

30 Caney Cir
Pippa Passes, KY
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Housing Authorities that serve Knott County

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 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 133 affordable apartments for rent in Knott County, Kentucky.

Income Based Apartments in Knott County, Kentucky

Knott County features 133 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.

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Knott County, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 133
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 133
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.1

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 $39,000

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

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,490 $16,910 $21,330 $25,600 $27,650 $29,700 $31,750 $33,800
50% of Median $17,950 $20,500 $23,050 $25,600 $27,650 $29,700 $31,750 $33,800
80% of Median $28,700 $32,800 $36,900 $40,950 $44,250 $47,550 $50,800 $54,100

Cities In Knott County

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City Listings Served By
Hindman 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hindman are the Housing Authority of Knott County and Kentucky Housing Corporation.
Pippa Passes 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pippa Passes is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.
Vicco 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Vicco is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.