Affordable Housing In Paintsville
Johnson County, Kentucky

7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Paintsville

Paint Lick Station

100 Robinson Dr
Paintsville, Kentucky
2-4 BR

Hidden Valley I, II & III

454 Hidden Valley Road
Paintsville, Kentucky
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Mayfair Village

437 Ponderosa Dr
Paintsville, Kentucky

Karp - Johnson County

Hidden Valley Rd
Paintsville, Kentucky

Westview Manor

625 Main St
Paintsville, Kentucky

Southland Housing

702 6th St
Paintsville, Kentucky

Ponderosa Apts.

455 Ponderosa Dr
Paintsville, Kentucky
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Paintsville, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Paintsville, Kentucky

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Paintsville, Kentucky

There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 542 affordable apartments for rent in Paintsville, Kentucky.

Income Based Apartments in Paintsville, Kentucky

Paintsville features 306 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 Paintsville, Kentucky

There are 216 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Paintsville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Paintsville, Kentucky

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Paintsville, Kentucky for a two-bedroom apartment is between $607 and $741.

2022 Paintsville, 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
Paintsville, Kentucky Fair Market Rent $482 $512 $674 $911 $914
Paintsville, Kentucky Payment Standard Range $434 to $530 $461 to $563 $607 to $741 $820 to $1,002 $823 to $1,005

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Paintsville, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 542
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 306
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 49.3%
Average Renter Household Size 2.14
Average Household Size 2.25
Median Household Income $27,392 ±$8,021
Median Rent $510 ±$49
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.83% ± 11.99pp
Total Population 4,251

Population and Household Demographics

Paintsville is a city in Johnson County, Kentucky with a population of 4,251. There are 1,706 households in the city with an average household size of 2.25 persons. 49.3% of households in Paintsville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Paintsville

The median gross income for households in Paintsville is $27,392 a year, or $2,283 a month. The median rent for the city is $510 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Paintsville, a household making less than $1,700 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.83% of households who rent are overburdened in Paintsville.

Area Median Income In Paintsville

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 Paintsville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Johnson County.

In Paintsville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $50,200

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 Paintsville

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 Paintsville

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Paintsville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $29,350 $31,500 $33,700 $35,850
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Paintsville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$19,050 $21,750 $24,450 $27,150 $29,350 $31,500 $33,700 $35,850
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Paintsville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$30,450 $34,800 $39,150 $43,450 $46,950 $50,450 $53,900 $57,400