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Affordable Housing In Wickliffe
Ballard County, Kentucky

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Wickliffe

Liberty Manor Apts

526 Phillips Drive
Wickliffe, Kentucky
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Housing Authorities that serve Wickliffe

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Wickliffe, Kentucky

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 12 affordable apartments for rent in Wickliffe, Kentucky.

Income Based Apartments in Wickliffe, Kentucky

Wickliffe features 12 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 Wickliffe, Kentucky

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Wickliffe, Kentucky

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Wickliffe, Kentucky for a two-bedroom apartment is between $626 and $765.

2021 Wickliffe, 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
Wickliffe, Kentucky Fair Market Rent $498 $527 $695 $864 $999
Wickliffe, Kentucky Payment Standard Range $448 to $548 $474 to $580 $626 to $765 $778 to $950 $899 to $1,099

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Wickliffe, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 12
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 12
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.68%
Average Renter Household Size 2.51
Average Household Size 2.47
Median Household Income $33,403 ±$4,185
Median Rent $684 ±$70
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.58% ± 25.61pp
Total Population 705

Population and Household Demographics

Wickliffe is a city in Ballard County, Kentucky with a population of 705. There are 285 households in the city with an average household size of 2.47 persons. 33.68% of households in Wickliffe are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Wickliffe

The median gross income for households in Wickliffe is $33,403 a year, or $2,784 a month. The median rent for the city is $684 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Wickliffe, a household making less than $2,280 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.58% of households who rent are overburdened in Wickliffe.

Area Median Income In Wickliffe

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 Wickliffe, the AMI is calculated from all households within Ballard County.

In Wickliffe, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $59,900

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 Wickliffe

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 Wickliffe

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Wickliffe AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $34,750 $37,150 $39,550
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Wickliffe AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$21,000 $24,000 $27,000 $29,950 $32,350 $34,750 $37,150 $39,550
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Wickliffe AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$33,550 $38,350 $43,150 $47,900 $51,750 $55,600 $59,400 $63,250