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

Discover affordable housing in Wingo where there are 3+ 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.

Locust Ridge Apartments

Lebanon St, Wingo, Kentucky 42088

Plumlee Apartments

55 Plumlee St, Wingo, Kentucky 42088

Wingo Apartments

90 Atlantic Ave, Wingo, Kentucky 42088

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Wingo, Kentucky
$8.85 (+122%) more than Kentucky minimum wage and $8.85 (+122%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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How many renters live in Wingo, Kentucky?

The City of Wingo has 718 people living in 253 households.

There are 242 renters living in 86 renter households in this City. Renters make up 33.7 percent of the population living in Wingo.

What is the rental market like in Wingo, Kentucky?

There are an estimated 291 housing units in the Wingo area. Of these, 86 units are rental homes, making up 30 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Wingo, Kentucky, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Wingo?

The rental vacancy rate in Wingo is 0 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

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

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Wingo
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
0 8 55 23 0
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Wingo

A large number of apartments in Wingo 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 Wingo are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 35 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 28 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 Wingo

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $616 to $1,442. 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 $1,198
Four BR $1,442
2024 Fair Market Rents in Wingo, Kentucky

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

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
One BR 8 100 percent
Two BR 42 76 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Wingo, Kentucky

How many affordable rental units are in Wingo?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly 12
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 4
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Wingo, Kentucky

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

Income Based Apartments in Wingo, Kentucky

Wingo features 32 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 Wingo, Kentucky

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Wingo, Kentucky

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

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

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.