Affordable Housing In Knox County
16 Low Income Apartment Communities In Knox County
Housing Authorities that serve Knox County
|Knox Metropolitan Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Knox County, Ohio
There are 16 low income housing apartment communities offering 712 affordable apartments for rent in Knox County, Ohio.
Income Based Apartments in Knox County, Ohio
Knox County features 271 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 Knox County, Ohio
There are 441 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Knox County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Knox County, Ohio
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Knox County landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Knox County.
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Knox County, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||16|
|Total Low Income Apartments||712|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||271|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||29.15%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.44|
|Average Household Size||2.53|
|Median Household Income||$48,533 ±$2,141|
|Median Rent||$699 ±$25|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||42.65% ± 4.73pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Knox County is a County in Ohio with a population of 61,004. There are 22,759 households in the county with an average household size of 2.53 persons. 29.15% of households in Knox County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Knox County
The median gross income for households in Knox County is $48,533 a year, or $4,044 a month. The median rent for the county is $699 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Knox County, a household making less than $2,330 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.65% of households who rent are overburdened in Knox County.1
Area Median Income In Knox 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 Knox County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $62,200
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 Knox 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 HUD Rental Assistance in Knox County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$13,750||$16,910||$21,330||$25,750||$30,170||$34,590||$39,010||$43,200|
|50% of Median||$22,900||$26,200||$29,450||$32,700||$35,350||$37,950||$40,550||$43,200|
|80% of Median||$36,650||$41,850||$47,100||$52,300||$56,500||$60,700||$64,900||$69,050|
Cities In Knox County
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|Mount Vernon||7||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mount Vernon is the Knox Metropolitan Housing Authority.|
|Utica||5||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Utica is the Knox Metropolitan Housing Authority.|
|Centerburg||3||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Centerburg is the Knox Metropolitan Housing Authority.|
|Danville||1||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Danville is the Knox Metropolitan Housing Authority.|
|Gambier||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gambier is the Knox Metropolitan Housing Authority.|