Affordable Housing In Trigg County

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Trigg County

Barkley Manor Apartments

134 Westend St
Cadiz, KY

Site a and B

50 Martindale St
Cadiz, KY
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Housing Authorities that serve Trigg County

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

Other Housing Authorities located in Trigg County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Cadiz Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Trigg County, Kentucky

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 114 affordable apartments for rent in Trigg County, Kentucky. Trigg County features 114 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 0 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Trigg County.

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Trigg County, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 114
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 114
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 17.76%
Average Renter Household Size 2.20
Average Household Size 2.35
Median Household Income $44,083 ±$4,643
Median Rent $569 ±$53
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47% ± 12.44pp
Total Population 14,250

Population and Household Demographics

Trigg County is a County in Kentucky with a population of 14,250. There are 6,014 households in the county with an average household size of 2.35 persons. 17.76% of households in Trigg County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Trigg County

The median gross income for households in Trigg County is $44,083 a year, or $3,674 a month. The median rent for the county is $569 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Trigg County, a household making less than $1,897 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47% of households who rent are overburdened in Trigg County.1

Area Median Income In Trigg 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 Trigg County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,000

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 Trigg 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 Trigg County HUD Rental Assistance in Trigg County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,800 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $37,800 $40,200
50% of Median $21,350 $24,400 $27,450 $30,450 $32,900 $35,350 $37,800 $40,200
80% of Median $34,100 $39,000 $43,850 $48,700 $52,600 $56,500 $60,400 $64,300

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Trigg County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $21,350 $24,400 $27,450 $30,450 $32,900 $35,350 $37,800 $40,200
60% of Median $25,620 $29,280 $32,940 $36,540 $39,480 $42,420 $45,360 $48,240

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Trigg County is $32,940 a year, or $2,745 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $2,745 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $824 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $534 $572 $686 $792 $884 $975
60% $641 $686 $824 $950 $1,061 $1,170
Fair Market Rents in Trigg County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$578 $691 $869 $1,239 $1,477

Cities In Trigg County

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City Listings Served By
Cadiz 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Cadiz are the Housing Authority of Cadiz and Kentucky Housing Corporation.
Cerulean 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cerulean is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.