Affordable Housing In Wolfe County
Kentucky

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Wolfe County

Eagleview Apartments

42 Eagleview Apt Rd
Campton, KY
HCV Welcome

Campton Methodist Housing I

480 Old Kentucky 15
Campton, KY
Subsidized

Campton Square Apartments

540 Old Kentucky 15
Campton, KY
HCV Welcome
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Housing Authorities that serve Wolfe County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Wolfe County, Kentucky

According to federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research, there are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 112 affordable apartments for rent in Wolfe County, Kentucky. Wolfe County features 48 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 64 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Wolfe County.

Wolfe County, KY Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 112
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 48
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.72%
Average Renter Household Size 2.20
Average Household Size 2.45
Median Household Income $20,504 ±$2,614
Median Rent $489 ±$50
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.95% ± 9.77pp
Total Population 7,261

Population and Household Demographics

Wolfe County is a County in Kentucky with a population of 7,261. There are 2,918 households in the county with an average household size of 2.45 persons. 33.72% of households in Wolfe County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Wolfe County

The median gross income for households in Wolfe County is $20,504 a year, or $1,709 a month. The median rent for the county is $489 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Wolfe County, a household making less than $1,630 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.95% of households who rent are overburdened in Wolfe County.1

Area Median Income In Wolfe 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 Wolfe County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $31,800

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 Wolfe 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 Wolfe County HUD Rental Assistance in Wolfe County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,490 $16,910 $21,330 $25,600 $27,650 $29,700 $31,750 $33,800
50% of Median $17,950 $20,500 $23,050 $25,600 $27,650 $29,700 $31,750 $33,800
80% of Median $28,700 $32,800 $36,900 $40,950 $44,250 $47,550 $50,800 $54,100
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Wolfe County

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.

From 2000 to 2000, 1 low income apartment communities containing 64 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Wolfe County by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

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 Wolfe County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $17,950 $20,500 $23,050 $25,600 $27,650 $29,700 $31,750 $33,800
60% of Median $21,540 $24,600 $27,660 $30,720 $33,180 $35,640 $38,100 $40,560

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 Wolfe County is $27,660 a year, or $2,305 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $2,305 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $692 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% $449 $481 $576 $666 $743 $819
60% $539 $577 $692 $799 $891 $983
Fair Market Rents in Wolfe 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
$448 $479 $631 $841 $1,068

Cities In Wolfe County

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City Listings Served By
Campton 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Campton is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.
Hazel Green 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hazel Green is the Kentucky Housing Corporation.