Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Allen County, OH

Discover affordable housing in Allen County where there are 36+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

New Lima Homes

1910 W. Robb Avenue, Lima, Ohio 45805

Maplewood Apartments

531 Brower Rd, Lima, Ohio 45801

Wilshire Place Apartments

1500 Deerfield Dr, Lima, Ohio 45805

Delphos Senior Villas

263 Elida Rd, Delphos, Ohio 45833

Melford Village

600 S College St , Spencerville, Ohio 45887

Lima Towers

790 S Main St, Lima, Ohio 45804

Vance Street Apartments

137 Vance Street , Bluffton, Ohio 45817

Lima Apartments

760 E 4th Street, Lima, Ohio 45804

Country Meadows

900 Lima Ave, Delphos, Ohio 45833

Robin Rogers Apartments

990 W Robb Ave, Lima, Ohio 45801

Market Place

232 N Cole St, Lima, Ohio 45805

Pilgrim Place

449 S Main St, Lima, Ohio 45804

Nwc Corporation Hud 2, Inc

625 W Spring St, Lima, Ohio 45801

Nwc Corporation

1404 N West St, Lima, Ohio 45801

Cedar House

1295 Pebble Creek Dr, Lima, Ohio 45801

Greenway Apartments

710 N Main St, Lima, Ohio 45801

Dalton House I and II

1504 W Elm St, Lima, Ohio 45805

Dominion Building Apartments

108 E High St, Lima, Ohio 45801

43 Town Square

43 Town Square, Lima, Ohio 45801

Spring Street Senior Lofts

656 W Spring St, Lima, Ohio 45801

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Allen County, Ohio
$10.94 (+156%) more than Ohio minimum wage and $10.69 (+147%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Allen County, Ohio?

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Allen County, Ohio.

Go to the Ohio Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Allen County.

How many renters live in Allen County, Ohio?

The County of Allen County has 101,115 people living in 41,028 households.

There are 32,556 renters living in 13,018 renter households in this County. Renters make up 32.2 percent of the population living in Allen County.

What is the rental market like in Allen County, Ohio?

There are an estimated 44,692 housing units in the Allen County area. Of these, 13,861 units are rental homes, making up 31 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Allen County, Ohio, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Allen County?

The rental vacancy rate in Allen County is 4 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Allen County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Allen County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
621 2,194 4,868 4,376 1,074
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Allen County

A large number of apartments in Allen County have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Allen County are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 29 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 13 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Allen County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $716 to $1,328. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $716
One BR $737
Two BR $947
Three BR $1,177
Four BR $1,328
2024 Fair Market Rents in Allen County, Ohio

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Allen County?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 307 49 percent
One BR 1,579 72 percent
Two BR 2,993 61 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Allen County, Ohio

How many affordable rental units are in Allen County?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Allen County, Ohio including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 1,070
Public Housing 244
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 969
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities 33
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 108
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Allen County, Ohio

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Allen County, Ohio

Allen County features 1,284 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 853 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.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Allen County, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $852 and $1,042.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.