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Affordable Housing In Livingston
Rockcastle County, Kentucky

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Livingston

Livingston Manor

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Livingston, Kentucky
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Housing Authorities that serve Livingston

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Livingston, Kentucky

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 16 affordable apartments for rent in Livingston, Kentucky.

Income Based Apartments in Livingston, Kentucky

Livingston features 16 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 Livingston, Kentucky

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Livingston, Kentucky

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Livingston, Kentucky for a two-bedroom apartment is between $568 and $694.

2020 Livingston, 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 $476 $479 $631 $854 $940
Payment Standard Range $428 to $524 $431 to $527 $568 to $694 $769 to $939 $846 to $1,034

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Livingston, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 16
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 16
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 35.48%
Average Renter Household Size 1.27
Average Household Size 1.95
Median Household Income $12,115 ±$3,403
Median Rent $265 ±$123
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 40.91% ± 77.89pp
Total Population 121

Population and Household Demographics

Livingston is a city in Rockcastle County, Kentucky with a population of 121. There are 62 households in the city with an average household size of 1.95 persons. 35.48% of households in Livingston are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Livingston

The median gross income for households in Livingston is $12,115 a year, or $1,010 a month. The median rent for the city is $265 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Livingston, a household making less than $883 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 40.91% of households who rent are overburdened in Livingston.

Area Median Income In Livingston

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 Livingston, the AMI is calculated from all households within Rockcastle County.

In Livingston, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $50,900

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 Livingston

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 Livingston

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 $28,850 $31,000 $33,150 $35,250
50% of Median $18,700 $21,400 $24,050 $26,700 $28,850 $31,000 $33,150 $35,250
80% of Median $29,900 $34,200 $38,450 $42,700 $46,150 $49,550 $52,950 $56,400