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Affordable Housing In Livingston County

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Livingston County

Cumberland View Apartments

504 Rudd St
Smithland, Kentucky
Elderly Supportive Housing

Agape Project - Livingston

187 Jennings Rd
Grand Rivers, Kentucky

Sunrise Apartments

100 Sunrise Drive
Salem, Kentucky
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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 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 34 affordable apartments for rent in Livingston County, Kentucky.

Income Based Apartments in Livingston County, Kentucky

Livingston County features 28 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 County, Kentucky

There are 6 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Livingston County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Livingston County, Kentucky

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Livingston County, Kentucky for a two-bedroom apartment is between $591 and $723.

2020 Livingston 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
Fair Market Rent $467 $508 $657 $819 $892
Payment Standard Range $420 to $514 $457 to $559 $591 to $723 $737 to $901 $803 to $981

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Livingston County, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 34
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 28
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.

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 $58,500

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 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 $12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $33,950 $36,300 $38,650
50% of Median $20,500 $23,400 $26,350 $29,250 $31,600 $33,950 $36,300 $38,650
80% of Median $32,800 $37,450 $42,150 $46,800 $50,550 $54,300 $58,050 $61,800

Cities In Livingston County

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