Affordable Housing In Knox County

32 Low Income Apartment Communities In Knox County

Friendship House of Corbin

1365 E Master St
Corbin, KY
Call For Rent
1 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Valley View

301 Valley View
Corbin, KY
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Maplewood Apartments

Maplewood ST
Barbourville, KY
Accepts Vouchers

Greater Corbin Manor

1400 Corbin Manor Apartment
Corbin, KY

Knox Wood Apartments

64 Knoxwood Street
Barbourville, KY

Kceoc Corbin ( Oakpl ) Dba Murrell Mitchell Apartments

Old Barboursville Hwy
Corbin, KY

Cumberland Care Home

1203 American Greeting Card Rd
Corbin, KY
Elderly Supportive Housing

Maple Wood Assoc

70 Maplewood Street
Barbourville, KY

Sowders Manor

1 Whitesburg Hollow Rd
Barbourville, KY
Elderly Supportive Housing

College Heights

691 N Allison Ave
Barbourville, KY

Other Housing Authorities located in Knox County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Barbourville Public Housing
Barbourville Urban Renewal and CDA Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Cumberland Valley Regional Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Knox County, Kentucky

There are 32 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,525 affordable apartments for rent in Knox County, Kentucky. Knox County features 967 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 558 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Knox County.

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Knox County, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 32
Total Low Income Apartments 1,525
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 967
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 37.42%
Average Renter Household Size 2.41
Average Household Size 2.50
Median Household Income $26,599 ±$2,214
Median Rent $545 ±$32
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.79% ± 7pp
Total Population 31,809

Population and Household Demographics

Knox County is a County in Kentucky with a population of 31,809. There are 12,467 households in the county with an average household size of 2.50 persons. 37.42% of households in Knox County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Knox County

The median gross income for households in Knox County is $26,599 a year, or $2,217 a month. The median rent for the county is $545 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Knox County, a household making less than $1,817 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.79% of households who rent are overburdened in Knox County.1

Area Median Income In Knox 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 Knox County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $35,300

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 Knox 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 Knox County HUD Rental Assistance in Knox 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
Fair Market Rents in Knox County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$448 $515 $631 $885 $1,108

Cities In Knox County

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City Listings Served By
Corbin 22 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Corbin is the Housing Authority of Corbin.
Barbourville 10 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Barbourville are the Housing Authority of Barbourville and Barbourville Urban Renewal and CDA.
North Corbin 0
Artemus 0
Flat Lick 0