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Affordable Housing In Pulaski County

27 Low Income Apartment Communities In Pulaski County

Pleasant Hill Square

555 McKee Rd
Somerset, Kentucky

Eagles Landing Senior Community

100 Patriots Way
Somerset, Kentucky

Baptist Care Homes

100 Randolph St
Somerset, Kentucky

Oxford Apartments

225 Pearl Drive
Somerset, Kentucky

Western Hills II Winterwood Inc

800 Hail Knob Rd
Somerset, Kentucky

Western Hills Apts Winterwood Inc

800 Hail Knob Rd
Somerset, Kentucky

Housing Authorities that serve Pulaski County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Pulaski County, Kentucky

There are 27 low income housing apartment communities offering 924 affordable apartments for rent in Pulaski County, Kentucky.

Income Based Apartments in Pulaski County, Kentucky

Pulaski County features 729 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 Pulaski County, Kentucky

There are 195 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Pulaski County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Pulaski County, Kentucky

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Pulaski County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Pulaski County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Pulaski County, Kentucky for a two-bedroom apartment is between $583 and $713.

2020 Pulaski 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 $422 $494 $648 $845 $878
Payment Standard Range $380 to $464 $445 to $543 $583 to $713 $761 to $930 $790 to $966

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Pulaski County, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 27
Total Low Income Apartments 924
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 729
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.96%
Average Renter Household Size 2.46
Average Household Size 2.45
Median Household Income $34,790 ±$2,528
Median Rent $598 ±$28
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.26% ± 5.46pp
Total Population 63,635

Population and Household Demographics

Pulaski County is a county in Kentucky with a population of 63,635. There are 25,593 households in the county with an average household size of 2.45 persons. 30.96% of households in Pulaski County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Pulaski County

The median gross income for households in Pulaski County is $34,790 a year, or $2,899 a month. The median rent for the county is $598 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Pulaski County, a household making less than $1,993 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.26% of households who rent are overburdened in Pulaski County.

Area Median Income In Pulaski 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 Pulaski County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $50,700

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 Pulaski 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 HUD Rental Assistance in Pulaski County

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 $28,850 $31,000 $33,150 $35,250
50% of Median $18,700 $21,400 $24,050 $26,700 $28,850 $31,000 $33,150 $35,250
80% of Median $29,900 $34,200 $38,450 $42,700 $46,150 $49,550 $52,950 $56,400

Cities In Pulaski County

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City Served By
Burnside The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Burnside is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.
Ferguson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ferguson is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.
Science Hill The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Science Hill is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.
Somerset The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Somerset are the Housing Authority of Somerset and Kentucky Housing Corporation.