Affordable Housing In Rockcastle County
10 Low Income Apartment Communities In Rockcastle County
Housing Authorities that serve Rockcastle County
|Kentucky Housing Corporation||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Other Housing Authorities located in Rockcastle County
|Housing Authority of Mount Vernon||Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Rockcastle County, Kentucky
There are 10 low income housing apartment communities offering 365 affordable apartments for rent in Rockcastle County, Kentucky.
Income Based Apartments in Rockcastle County, Kentucky
Rockcastle County features 176 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 Rockcastle County, Kentucky
There are 189 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Rockcastle County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Rockcastle County, Kentucky
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Rockcastle County landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Rockcastle County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Rockcastle County, Kentucky for a two-bedroom apartment is between $568 and $694.
2020 Rockcastle 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||$476||$479||$631||$854||$940|
|Payment Standard Range||$428 to $524||$431 to $527||$568 to $694||$769 to $939||$846 to $1,034|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Rockcastle County, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||10|
|Total Low Income Apartments||365|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||176|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||24.24%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.34|
|Average Household Size||2.51|
|Median Household Income||$31,555 ±$2,508|
|Median Rent||$522 ±$31|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||38.19% ± 7.6pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Rockcastle County is a County in Kentucky with a population of 16,942. There are 6,621 households in the county with an average household size of 2.51 persons. 24.24% of households in Rockcastle County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Rockcastle County
The median gross income for households in Rockcastle County is $31,555 a year, or $2,630 a month. The median rent for the county is $522 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Rockcastle County, a household making less than $1,740 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.19% of households who rent are overburdened in Rockcastle County.1
Area Median Income In Rockcastle 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 Rockcastle County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $45,300
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 Rockcastle 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 Rockcastle County HUD Rental Assistance in Rockcastle 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 Rockcastle County
Select A City to View its Apartment Communities and Waiting Lists.
|Brodhead||3||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brodhead is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.|
|Mount Vernon||7||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Mount Vernon are the Housing Authority of Mount Vernon and Kentucky Housing Corporation.|
|Livingston||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Livingston is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.|