Affordable Housing In Livingston County

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Livingston County

Cumberland View Apartments

504 Rudd St
Smithland, KY
Elderly Supportive Housing

Agape Project - Livingston

187 Jennings Rd
Grand Rivers, KY
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Livingston County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Livingston County, Kentucky

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 18 affordable apartments for rent in Livingston County, Kentucky. Livingston County features 12 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 6 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Livingston County.

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Livingston County, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 18
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 12
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 20.78%
Average Renter Household Size 2.29
Average Household Size 2.44
Median Household Income $42,171 ±$4,811
Median Rent $607 ±$102
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 26.54% ± 8.6pp
Total Population 9,394

Population and Household Demographics

Livingston County is a County in Kentucky with a population of 9,394. There are 3,826 households in the county with an average household size of 2.44 persons. 20.78% of households in Livingston County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Livingston County

The median gross income for households in Livingston County is $42,171 a year, or $3,514 a month. The median rent for the county is $607 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Livingston County, a household making less than $2,023 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 26.54% of households who rent are overburdened in Livingston County.1

Area Median Income In Livingston 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 Livingston County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $56,600

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 Livingston 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 Livingston County HUD Rental Assistance in Livingston 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 $25,750 $30,170 $32,850 $35,100 $37,400
50% of Median $19,850 $22,650 $25,500 $28,300 $30,600 $32,850 $35,100 $37,400
80% of Median $31,750 $36,250 $40,800 $45,300 $48,950 $52,550 $56,200 $59,800
Fair Market Rents in Livingston 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
$467 $508 $657 $819 $892

Cities In Livingston County

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City Listings Served By
Smithland 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Smithland is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.
Salem 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Salem is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.
Grand Rivers 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Grand Rivers is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.
Carrsville 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Carrsville is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.
Ledbetter 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ledbetter is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.
Burna 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Burna is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.