Affordable Housing In Chillicothe
Wapello County, Iowa

Housing Authorities that serve Chillicothe

Housing Authority Programs
Area XV Multi-County Housing Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Chillicothe, Iowa

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Chillicothe, Iowa.

Income Based Apartments in Chillicothe, Iowa

Chillicothe features 0 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 Chillicothe, Iowa

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Chillicothe, Iowa

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Chillicothe, Iowa for a two-bedroom apartment is between $683 and $835.

2021 Chillicothe, Iowa 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
Chillicothe, Iowa Fair Market Rent $563 $576 $759 $967 $1,134
Chillicothe, Iowa Payment Standard Range $507 to $619 $518 to $634 $683 to $835 $870 to $1,064 $1,021 to $1,247

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Chillicothe, IA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 7.32%
Average Renter Household Size 1.67
Average Household Size 2.49
Median Household Income $45,536 ±$11,009
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 0% ± 600pp
Total Population 102

Population and Household Demographics

Chillicothe is a city in Wapello County, Iowa with a population of 102. There are 41 households in the city with an average household size of 2.49 persons. 7.32% of households in Chillicothe are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Chillicothe

The median gross income for households in Chillicothe is $45,536 a year, or $3,795 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Chillicothe, a household making less than $0 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 0% of households who rent are overburdened in Chillicothe.

Area Median Income In Chillicothe

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Chillicothe, the AMI is calculated from all households within Wapello County.

In Chillicothe, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $60,000

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 Chillicothe

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 Chillicothe

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Chillicothe AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,100 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Chillicothe AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,150 $28,750 $32,350 $35,900 $38,800 $41,650 $44,550 $47,400
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Chillicothe AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$40,250 $46,000 $51,750 $57,450 $62,050 $66,650 $71,250 $75,850