Affordable Housing In Nelson County
Kentucky

12 Low Income Apartment Communities In Nelson County

Perkins Place Apartments

300 Bourbon Ct
Bardstown, KY
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Brauchview Apartments

311 Bourbon Ct
Bardstown, KY
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

New Haven Greens Apartments

100 S 5th St
New Haven, KY
Accepts Vouchers

Ashberry Terrace Apartments

149 Wilble Blvd
Bardstown, KY
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Hometown Apartments

365 5th St
New Haven, KY
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Colonial Woods Apartments

232 Marvin Downs Rd
Bardstown, KY
Accepts Vouchers

Creekview Apartments - Bloomfield

124 Perry St
Bloomfield, KY
Subsidized

Bardstown Village Apartments

1000 Harding St
Bardstown, KY
Subsidized

Rolling Ridge Apartments

101 Locust St
New Haven, KY
Subsidized

Wabuck Dev - Ashberry

104 Ashberry Dr
Bardstown, KY
Accepts Vouchers

Housing Authorities that serve Nelson County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Bardstown Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Nelson County, Kentucky

There are 12 low income housing apartment communities offering 459 affordable apartments for rent in Nelson County, Kentucky.

Income Based Apartments in Nelson County, Kentucky

Nelson County features 371 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 Nelson County, Kentucky

There are 88 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Nelson County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Nelson County, Kentucky

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

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

2020 Nelson 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 $500 $535 $704 $995 $998
Payment Standard Range $450 to $550 $482 to $589 $634 to $774 $896 to $1,095 $898 to $1,098

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Nelson County, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 12
Total Low Income Apartments 459
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 371
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.91%
Average Renter Household Size 2.55
Average Household Size 2.62
Median Household Income $49,298 ±$2,651
Median Rent $702 ±$56
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49.91% ± 7.54pp
Total Population 44,564

Population and Household Demographics

Nelson County is a County in Kentucky with a population of 44,564. There are 16,817 households in the county with an average household size of 2.62 persons. 23.91% of households in Nelson County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Nelson County

The median gross income for households in Nelson County is $49,298 a year, or $4,108 a month. The median rent for the county is $702 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Nelson County, a household making less than $2,340 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.91% of households who rent are overburdened in Nelson County.1

Area Median Income In Nelson 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 Nelson County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $66,100

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 Nelson 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 Nelson County HUD Rental Assistance in Nelson County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,900 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $23,150 $26,450 $29,750 $33,050 $35,700 $38,350 $41,000 $43,650
80% of Median $37,050 $42,350 $47,650 $52,900 $57,150 $61,400 $65,600 $69,850

Cities In Nelson County

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City Listings Served By
Bardstown 8 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bardstown is the Housing Authority of Bardstown.
Bloomfield 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bloomfield is the Housing Authority of Bardstown.
New Haven 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Haven is the Housing Authority of Bardstown.
Boston 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Boston is the Housing Authority of Bardstown.
Chaplin 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chaplin is the Housing Authority of Bardstown.
Fairfield 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fairfield is the Housing Authority of Bardstown.
New Hope 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Hope is the Housing Authority of Bardstown.