Westwood of Symsonia

60 Westwood Ave
Symsonia, Kentucky
Rent Assisted

There are 0 low-income apartments in Symsonia that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 41 low-income homes in Symsonia where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

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Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on October 29th, 2019. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Affordable Housing Near Symsonia

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City Apartments
Mayfield, KY Affordable Housing programs support 10 apartment communities in Mayfield.
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Wingo, KY Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Wingo.

Symsonia, Kentucky Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Symsonia, Kentucky

Symsonia features 41 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 Symsonia, Kentucky

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Symsonia.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Symsonia, Kentucky

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Symsonia, Kentucky for a two-bedroom apartment is between $668 and $816.

2023 Symsonia, 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
Symsonia, Kentucky Fair Market Rent $538 $564 $742 $1,043 $1,130
Symsonia, Kentucky Payment Standard Range $484 to $592 $508 to $620 $668 to $816 $939 to $1,147 $1,017 to $1,243

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Symsonia, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 41
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 41
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.69%
Average Renter Household Size 1.25
Average Household Size 2.01
Median Household Income $42,885 ±$20,749
Median Rent $181 ±$11
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 15.19% ± 33.88pp
Total Population 596

Population and Household Demographics

Symsonia is a city in Graves County, Kentucky with a population of 596. There are 296 households in the city with an average household size of 2.01 persons. 26.69% of households in Symsonia are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Symsonia

The median gross income for households in Symsonia is $42,885 a year, or $3,574 a month. The median rent for the city is $181 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Symsonia, a household making less than $603 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 15.19% of households who rent are overburdened in Symsonia.

Area Median Income In Symsonia

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 Symsonia, the AMI is calculated from all households within Graves County.

In Symsonia, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $67,100

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 Symsonia

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 Symsonia

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Symsonia AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,900 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $40,950 $43,600
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Symsonia AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$23,100 $26,400 $29,700 $33,000 $35,650 $38,300 $40,950 $43,600
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Symsonia AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$36,950 $42,200 $47,500 $52,750 $57,000 $61,200 $65,450 $69,650