Affordable Housing In Ohio County
6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Ohio County
Housing Authorities that serve Ohio County
|Kentucky Housing Corporation||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Other Housing Authorities located in Ohio County
|Housing Authority of Beaver Dam||Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Ohio County, Kentucky
There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 235 affordable apartments for rent in Ohio County, Kentucky.
Income Based Apartments in Ohio County, Kentucky
Ohio County features 163 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 Ohio County, Kentucky
There are 72 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Ohio County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Ohio County, Kentucky
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Ohio County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Ohio County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Ohio County, Kentucky for a two-bedroom apartment is between $568 and $694.
2020 Ohio 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||$520||$631||$852||$855|
|Payment Standard Range||$403 to $493||$468 to $572||$568 to $694||$767 to $937||$770 to $941|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Ohio County, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||6|
|Total Low Income Apartments||235|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||163|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||22.13%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.73|
|Average Household Size||2.70|
|Median Household Income||$40,189 ±$2,883|
|Median Rent||$533 ±$42|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||38.62% ± 8.96pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Ohio County is a County in Kentucky with a population of 24,065. There are 8,813 households in the county with an average household size of 2.70 persons. 22.13% of households in Ohio County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Ohio County
The median gross income for households in Ohio County is $40,189 a year, or $3,349 a month. The median rent for the county is $533 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Ohio County, a household making less than $1,777 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.62% of households who rent are overburdened in Ohio County.1
Area Median Income In Ohio 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 Ohio County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $47,800
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 Ohio 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 Ohio County HUD Rental Assistance in Ohio 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||$25,600||$27,650||$29,700||$31,750||$33,800|
|50% of Median||$17,950||$20,500||$23,050||$25,600||$27,650||$29,700||$31,750||$33,800|
|80% of Median||$28,700||$32,800||$36,900||$40,950||$44,250||$47,550||$50,800||$54,100|
Cities In Ohio County
Select A City to View its Apartment Communities and Waiting Lists.
|Beaver Dam||5||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Beaver Dam are the Housing Authority of Beaver Dam and Kentucky Housing Corporation.|
|Fordsville||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fordsville is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.|
|Hartford||1||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hartford is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.|
|McHenry||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves McHenry is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.|
|Rosine||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rosine is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.|
|Centertown||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Centertown is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.|
|Rockport||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rockport is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.|