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Affordable Housing In Marion County

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Marion County

Lebanon Townhome Apartments

580 Valley View Court
Lebanon, Kentucky
1-2 BR

Marion Centennial Apartments

560 Maple St
Lebanon, Kentucky
Elderly Supportive Housing

Maple Street Apartments

555 Maple Street Apt 57
Lebanon, Kentucky

Lincoln View Housing

101 W Walnut St
Lebanon, Kentucky

Hamilton - Warren - Memory L

100 Sunset Ter
Lebanon, Kentucky

Hamilton - Warren - Memory L

103 Rosenwald Vlg
Lebanon, Kentucky
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Housing Authorities that serve Marion County

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 $574 and $702.

2020 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
Fair Market Rent $453 $560 $638 $795 $915
Payment Standard Range $408 to $498 $504 to $616 $574 to $702 $716 to $875 $824 to $1,007

Sourced from federal housing data and 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 $56,800

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

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 $29,850 $32,050 $34,250 $36,450
50% of Median $19,350 $22,100 $24,850 $27,600 $29,850 $32,050 $34,250 $36,450
80% of Median $30,950 $35,350 $39,750 $44,150 $47,700 $51,250 $54,750 $58,300

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 Agency that serves Lebanon is the Lebanon Housing Authority.
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.