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Affordable Housing In Princeton
Caldwell County, Kentucky

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Princeton

Princeton Manor

655 Grace Ct
Princeton, Kentucky
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Legion Manor Apartments

518 Cadiz St
Princeton, Kentucky

Karp - Caldwell County

McGoodwin St
Princeton, Kentucky

Franklin Place Senior Apartments

N Franklin ST
Princeton, Kentucky

Hillview Court

101 Hillview Ct
Princeton, Kentucky

Princeton Greens Apartments

420 Cooper Circle
Princeton, Kentucky
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Housing Authorities that serve Princeton

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Princeton, Kentucky

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 224 affordable apartments for rent in Princeton, Kentucky.

Income Based Apartments in Princeton, Kentucky

Princeton features 170 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 Princeton, Kentucky

There are 54 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Princeton.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Princeton, Kentucky

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

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

2020 Princeton, 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 $542 $631 $786 $856
Payment Standard Range $403 to $493 $488 to $596 $568 to $694 $707 to $865 $770 to $942

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Princeton, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 224
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 170
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 40.74%
Average Renter Household Size 2.35
Average Household Size 2.33
Median Household Income $37,500 ±$7,388
Median Rent $531 ±$24
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 36.11% ± 11.8pp
Total Population 6,251

Population and Household Demographics

Princeton is a city in Caldwell County, Kentucky with a population of 6,251. There are 2,624 households in the city with an average household size of 2.33 persons. 40.74% of households in Princeton are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Princeton

The median gross income for households in Princeton is $37,500 a year, or $3,125 a month. The median rent for the city is $531 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Princeton, a household making less than $1,770 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.11% of households who rent are overburdened in Princeton.

Area Median Income In Princeton

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 Princeton, the AMI is calculated from all households within Caldwell County.

In Princeton, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $58,200

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 Princeton

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 Princeton

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $33,800 $36,100 $38,450
50% of Median $20,400 $23,300 $26,200 $29,100 $31,450 $33,800 $36,100 $38,450
80% of Median $32,600 $37,250 $41,900 $46,550 $50,300 $54,000 $57,750 $61,450