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Affordable Housing In Ohio County

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Ohio County

Willow Trace Apartments

6974 Morning Sun Lane
Rising Sun, Indiana

Northridge Apartments

1114 Fifth Street
Rising Sun, Indiana

Hoosier Boy and Hoosier Girl

211 S Walnut St
Rising Sun, Indiana

Candlewood Place Apartments

1115 Burgess Ave
Rising Sun, Indiana

Hoosier Haven Apartments

212 S Poplar St
Rising Sun, Indiana
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Housing Authorities that serve Ohio County

Housing Authority Programs
Southeastern Indiana Economic Opportunity Corporation Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Family Self-Sufficiency

Guide To Affordable Housing in Ohio County, Indiana

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 358 affordable apartments for rent in Ohio County, Indiana.

Income Based Apartments in Ohio County, Indiana

Ohio County features 278 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 Ohio County, Indiana

There are 60 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Ohio County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Ohio County, Indiana

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Ohio County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Ohio County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Ohio County, Indiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $779 and $952.

2020 Ohio County, Indiana 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
Fair Market Rent $568 $658 $865 $1,185 $1,362
Payment Standard Range $511 to $625 $592 to $724 $779 to $952 $1,067 to $1,304 $1,226 to $1,498

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Ohio County, IN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 358
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 278
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 21.31%
Average Renter Household Size 2.12
Average Household Size 2.50
Median Household Income $48,780 ±$5,008
Median Rent $671 ±$60
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.51% ± 10.84pp
Total Population 6,033

Population and Household Demographics

Ohio County is a county in Indiana with a population of 6,033. There are 2,389 households in the county with an average household size of 2.50 persons. 21.31% of households in Ohio County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Ohio County

The median gross income for households in Ohio County is $48,780 a year, or $4,065 a month. The median rent for the county is $671 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Ohio County, a household making less than $2,237 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.51% of households who rent are overburdened in Ohio County.

Area Median Income In Ohio 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 Ohio County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $86,300

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 Ohio 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 Ohio County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $18,150 $20,750 $23,350 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $30,250 $34,550 $38,850 $43,150 $46,650 $50,100 $53,550 $57,000
80% of Median $48,350 $55,250 $62,150 $69,050 $74,600 $80,100 $85,650 $91,150

Cities In Ohio County

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City Served By
Rising Sun The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rising Sun is the Southeastern Indiana Economic Opportunity Corporation.