Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Williamsburg, KY

Discover affordable housing in Williamsburg where there are 5+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Oak Ridge Apartments

101 E Oak Ridge Street, Williamsburg, Kentucky 40769

Williamsburg Greens Apartments

Jeffries Ct, Williamsburg, Kentucky 40769

Mt Morgan Apartments

564 Brush Arbor Rd, Williamsburg, Kentucky 40769

Raintree Apartments

101 Raintree St, Williamsburg, Kentucky 40769

Brush Arbor

401 Cumberland Ave, Williamsburg, Kentucky 40769

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Williamsburg, Kentucky
$8.85 (+122%) more than Kentucky minimum wage and $8.85 (+122%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Williamsburg, Kentucky?

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Operates the Public Housing programs for Williamsburg, Kentucky.

Go to the Kentucky Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Williamsburg.

How many renters live in Williamsburg, Kentucky?

The City of Williamsburg has 5,229 people living in 1,598 households.

There are 2,215 renters living in 921 renter households in this City. Renters make up 42.36 percent of the population living in Williamsburg.

What is the rental market like in Williamsburg, Kentucky?

There are an estimated 1,984 housing units in the Williamsburg area. Of these, 1,039 units are rental homes, making up 52 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Williamsburg, Kentucky, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Williamsburg?

The rental vacancy rate in Williamsburg is 11 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

How many rental units are in Williamsburg for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Williamsburg
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
270 71 256 176 135
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Williamsburg

A large number of apartments in Williamsburg have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Williamsburg are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 40 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 24 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Williamsburg

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $616 to $1,132. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $616
One BR $647
Two BR $850
Three BR $1,028
Four BR $1,132
2024 Fair Market Rents in Williamsburg, Kentucky

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Williamsburg?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 184 68 percent
One BR 71 100 percent
Two BR 197 77 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Williamsburg, Kentucky

How many affordable rental units are in Williamsburg?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Williamsburg, Kentucky including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 56
Public Housing 237
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 48
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 80
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Williamsburg, Kentucky

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Williamsburg, Kentucky

Williamsburg features 332 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 Williamsburg, Kentucky

There are 32 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Williamsburg.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Williamsburg, Kentucky

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Williamsburg landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Williamsburg.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Williamsburg, Kentucky for a two-bedroom apartment is between $765 and $935.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.