Affordable Housing In Mays Lick
Mason County, Kentucky

Housing Authorities that serve Mays Lick

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Mays Lick, Kentucky

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Mays Lick, Kentucky.

Income Based Apartments in Mays Lick, Kentucky

Mays Lick features 0 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 Mays Lick, Kentucky

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Mays Lick, Kentucky

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Mays Lick, Kentucky for a two-bedroom apartment is between $573 and $701.

2020 Mays Lick, 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 $516 $637 $822 $865
Payment Standard Range $408 to $498 $464 to $568 $573 to $701 $740 to $904 $779 to $952

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Mays Lick, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 7.04%
Average Renter Household Size 4.00
Average Household Size 2.21
Median Household Income $26,932 ±$25,932
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 60% ± 390.57pp
Total Population 157

Population and Household Demographics

Mays Lick is a City in Mason County, Kentucky with a population of 157. There are 71 households in the city with an average household size of 2.21 persons. 7.04% of households in Mays Lick are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Mays Lick

The median gross income for households in Mays Lick is $26,932 a year, or $2,244 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Mays Lick, a household making less than $0 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 60% of households who rent are overburdened in Mays Lick.1

Area Median Income In Mays Lick

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Mays Lick, the AMI is calculated from all households within Mason County.

In Mays Lick, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $53,500

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 Mays Lick

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 Mays Lick

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 $28,900 $31,050 $33,200 $35,350
50% of Median $18,750 $21,400 $24,100 $26,750 $28,900 $31,050 $33,200 $35,350
80% of Median $30,000 $34,250 $38,550 $42,800 $46,250 $49,650 $53,100 $56,500