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Affordable Housing In Allen County

34 Low Income Apartment Communities In Allen County

Melford Village

600 S College St
Spencerville, Ohio
Income Based
2-4 BR

Wilshire Place Apartments

1500 Deerfield Dr
Lima, Ohio
Income Based
2-3 BR

New Lima Homes

1910 W. Robb Avenue
Lima, Ohio
4 BR

Vance Street Apartments

137 Vance Street
Bluffton, Ohio
Income Based
Studio-1 BR
Elderly Supportive Housing

Lima Towers

790 S Main St
Lima, Ohio
Call For Rent
1 BR

Delphos Senior Villas

263 Elida Rd
Delphos, Ohio
Call For Rent
2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

43 Town Square

43 Town Square
Lima, Ohio
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Maplewood Apartments

531 Brower Rd
Lima, Ohio
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Greenway Apartments

710 N Main St
Lima, Ohio
Disabled Supportive Housing

Nwc Corporation

1404 N West St
Lima, Ohio
Elderly Supportive Housing

Housing Authorities that serve Allen County

Housing Authority Programs
Allen Metropolitan Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Allen County, Ohio

There are 34 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,293 affordable apartments for rent in Allen County, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Allen County, Ohio

Allen County features 1,461 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 Allen County, Ohio

There are 688 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Allen County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Allen County, Ohio

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

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Allen County, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 34
Total Low Income Apartments 2,293
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,461
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 32.77%
Average Renter Household Size 2.41
Average Household Size 2.53
Median Household Income $44,103 ±$1,461
Median Rent $639 ±$12
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.79% ± 3.64pp
Total Population 105,196

Population and Household Demographics

Allen County is a County in Ohio with a population of 105,196. There are 39,986 households in the county with an average household size of 2.53 persons. 32.77% of households in Allen County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Allen County

The median gross income for households in Allen County is $44,103 a year, or $3,675 a month. The median rent for the county is $639 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Allen County, a household making less than $2,130 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.79% of households who rent are overburdened in Allen County.1

Area Median Income In Allen 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 Allen County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $60,500

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 Allen 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 Allen 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 Allen County

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City Listings Served By
Lima 28 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lima is the Allen Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Delphos 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Delphos is the Allen Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Bluffton 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bluffton is the Allen Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Spencerville 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Spencerville is the Allen Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Beaverdam 0
Cairo 0
Fort Shawnee 0
Harrod 0
Lafayette 0
Elida 0