Affordable Housing In Lawrence County
Kentucky

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Lawrence County

Louisa Multi-Housing

301 Country Place Lane
Louisa, Kentucky
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Louisa Senior Apartments

1315 Pearl St
Louisa, Kentucky
Subsidized
62+

Bay Pointe Apartments

1485 Gene Wilson Blvd
Louisa, Kentucky
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Lawrence Square Apartments

71 Old Lick Creek Rd
Louisa, Kentucky
Subsidized

Pinecrest Apartments

37 Pinecrest Dr
Louisa, Kentucky

Country Place Apts.

301 Country Place Ln
Louisa, Kentucky
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Lawrence 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 Lawrence County, Kentucky

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Lawrence County, Kentucky

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 151 affordable apartments for rent in Lawrence County, Kentucky.

Income Based Apartments in Lawrence County, Kentucky

Lawrence County features 131 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 Lawrence County, Kentucky

There are 20 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lawrence County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lawrence County, Kentucky

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Lawrence County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Lawrence County.

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

2022 Lawrence 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
Lawrence County, Kentucky Fair Market Rent $482 $512 $674 $957 $1,146
Lawrence County, Kentucky Payment Standard Range $434 to $530 $461 to $563 $607 to $741 $861 to $1,053 $1,031 to $1,261

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Lawrence County, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 151
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 131
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 22%
Average Renter Household Size 2.47
Average Household Size 2.60
Median Household Income $35,935 ±$4,264
Median Rent $519 ±$39
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.51% ± 7.43pp
Total Population 15,821

Population and Household Demographics

Lawrence County is a county in Kentucky with a population of 15,821. There are 6,033 households in the county with an average household size of 2.60 persons. 22% of households in Lawrence County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lawrence County

The median gross income for households in Lawrence County is $35,935 a year, or $2,995 a month. The median rent for the county is $519 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lawrence County, a household making less than $1,730 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.51% of households who rent are overburdened in Lawrence County.

Area Median Income In Lawrence 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 Lawrence County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $43,600

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 Lawrence 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 Lawrence County

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

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City Served By
Blaine The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Blaine are the Kentucky Housing Corporation and Housing Authority of Lawrence County.
Louisa The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Louisa are the Housing Authority of Lawrence County and Kentucky Housing Corporation.