Affordable Housing In Martin County
Kentucky

Affordable Housing programs support 208 income based apartments in Martin County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 0 affordable apartments in Martin County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Martin County, Kentucky

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Martin County. Go to the Kentucky Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Martin County.

Quail Hollow II Apartments

72 Quail Hollow
Inez, Kentucky
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Dempsey Housing

924 Hode Rd
Warfield, Kentucky
Rent Assisted

Skeeze Ward Manor

300 Rockcastle Rd
Inez, Kentucky
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
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Affordable Housing In Martin County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Martin County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Inez, KY Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Inez.
Affordable Housing In Warfield, KY Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Warfield.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Martin 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Martin County Public Housing
Kentucky Housing Corporation Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the Kentucky Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Martin County.

Martin County, Kentucky Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Martin County, Kentucky

Martin County features 208 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 Martin County, Kentucky

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Martin County, Kentucky

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Martin County, Kentucky for a two-bedroom apartment is between $734 and $897.

2023 Martin 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
Martin County, Kentucky Fair Market Rent $591 $619 $815 $992 $1,097
Martin County, Kentucky Payment Standard Range $532 to $650 $557 to $681 $734 to $897 $893 to $1,091 $987 to $1,207

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Martin County, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 208
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 208
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.56%
Average Renter Household Size 2.22
Average Household Size 2.57
Median Household Income $25,795 ±$4,616
Median Rent $420 ±$164
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.09% ± 13.32pp
Total Population 12,631

Population and Household Demographics

Martin County is a county in Kentucky with a population of 12,631. There are 4,320 households in the county with an average household size of 2.57 persons. 28.56% of households in Martin County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Martin County

The median gross income for households in Martin County is $25,795 a year, or $2,150 a month. The median rent for the county is $420 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Martin County, a household making less than $1,400 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.09% of households who rent are overburdened in Martin County.

Area Median Income In Martin 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 Martin County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $52,500

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 Martin 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 Martin County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Martin County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $35,250 $37,650 $40,100
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Martin County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$21,250 $24,300 $27,350 $30,350 $32,800 $35,250 $37,650 $40,100
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Martin County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$34,000 $38,850 $43,700 $48,550 $52,450 $56,350 $60,250 $64,100