Affordable Housing In Marion County
Kentucky

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Marion County

Lebanon Townhome Apartments

580 Valley View Court
Lebanon, Kentucky
$585-630
1-2 BR

Marion Centennial Apartments

560 Maple St
Lebanon, Kentucky
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Maple Street Apartments

555 Maple Street Apt 57
Lebanon, Kentucky
Subsidized

Lincoln View Housing

101 W Walnut St
Lebanon, Kentucky
Subsidized

Hamilton - Warren - Memory L

100 Sunset Ter
Lebanon, Kentucky

Hamilton - Warren - Memory L

103 Rosenwald Vlg
Lebanon, Kentucky
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Marion 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 Marion County, Kentucky

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Marion County, Kentucky

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 312 affordable apartments for rent in Marion County, Kentucky.

Income Based Apartments in Marion County, Kentucky

Marion County features 312 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 Marion County, Kentucky

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Marion County, Kentucky

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Marion County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Marion County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Marion County, Kentucky for a two-bedroom apartment is between $634 and $774.

2022 Marion 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
Marion County, Kentucky Fair Market Rent $504 $539 $704 $870 $955
Marion County, Kentucky Payment Standard Range $454 to $554 $485 to $593 $634 to $774 $783 to $957 $860 to $1,051

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Marion County, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 312
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 312
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.57%
Average Renter Household Size 2.39
Average Household Size 2.51
Median Household Income $38,826 ±$3,588
Median Rent $554 ±$34
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.57% ± 9.56pp
Total Population 19,717

Population and Household Demographics

Marion County is a county in Kentucky with a population of 19,717. There are 7,395 households in the county with an average household size of 2.51 persons. 25.57% of households in Marion County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Marion County

The median gross income for households in Marion County is $38,826 a year, or $3,236 a month. The median rent for the county is $554 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Marion County, a household making less than $1,847 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.57% of households who rent are overburdened in Marion County.

Area Median Income In Marion 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 Marion County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $59,200

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 Marion 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 Marion County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Marion County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $33,600 $35,900 $38,250
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Marion County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$20,300 $23,200 $26,100 $28,950 $31,300 $33,600 $35,900 $38,250
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Marion County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$32,450 $37,050 $41,700 $46,300 $50,050 $53,750 $57,450 $61,150

Cities In Marion County

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City Served By
Bradfordsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bradfordsville is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.
Lebanon The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lebanon are the Lebanon Housing Authority and Kentucky Housing Corporation.
Loretto The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Loretto is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.
Raywick The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Raywick is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.