Affordable Housing In Nicholas County
Kentucky

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Nicholas County

Green Valley Apartments

149 Green Valley Rd
Carlisle, KY
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized

City View Apartments

111 School Ave
Carlisle, KY
Subsidized
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Housing Authorities that serve Nicholas County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Nicholas County, Kentucky

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 67 affordable apartments for rent in Nicholas County, Kentucky.

Income Based Apartments in Nicholas County, Kentucky

Nicholas County features 67 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 Nicholas County, Kentucky

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Nicholas County, Kentucky

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Nicholas County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Nicholas County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Nicholas County, Kentucky for a two-bedroom apartment is between $568 and $694.

2020 Nicholas 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 $448 $479 $631 $853 $856
Payment Standard Range $403 to $493 $431 to $527 $568 to $694 $768 to $938 $770 to $942

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Nicholas County, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 67
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 67
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.65%
Average Renter Household Size 2.38
Average Household Size 2.47
Median Household Income $36,097 ±$3,292
Median Rent $487 ±$94
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.69% ± 8.96pp
Total Population 7,075

Population and Household Demographics

Nicholas County is a County in Kentucky with a population of 7,075. There are 2,824 households in the county with an average household size of 2.47 persons. 28.65% of households in Nicholas County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Nicholas County

The median gross income for households in Nicholas County is $36,097 a year, or $3,008 a month. The median rent for the county is $487 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Nicholas County, a household making less than $1,623 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.69% of households who rent are overburdened in Nicholas County.1

Area Median Income In Nicholas 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 Nicholas County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $52,000

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 Nicholas 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 Nicholas County HUD Rental Assistance in Nicholas County

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 $28,100 $30,200 $32,250 $34,350
50% of Median $18,200 $20,800 $23,400 $26,000 $28,100 $30,200 $32,250 $34,350
80% of Median $29,150 $33,300 $37,450 $41,600 $44,950 $48,300 $51,600 $54,950

Cities In Nicholas County

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City Listings Served By
Carlisle 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Carlisle is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.