Affordable Housing In Allen County
Ohio

Affordable Housing programs support 1,509 income based apartments in Allen County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 821 affordable apartments in Allen County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Allen County, Ohio

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Allen County. Go to the Ohio Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Allen County.

Greenway Apartments

710 N Main St
Lima, Ohio
Rent Assisted
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Disabled Supportive Housing

Nwc Corporation

1404 N West St
Lima, Ohio
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Robin Rogers Apartments

990 W Robb Ave
Lima, Ohio
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Nwc Corporation Hud 2, Inc

625 W Spring St
Lima, Ohio
Rent Assisted
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Disabled Supportive Housing

Pilgrim Place

449 S Main St
Lima, Ohio
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Market Place

232 N Cole St
Lima, Ohio
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Dominion Building Apartments

108 E High St
Lima, Ohio
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Luther Pines

805 S Mumaugh Rd
Lima, Ohio
Rent Assisted

Cedar House

1295 Pebble Creek Dr
Lima, Ohio
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Lima Club West Apartments

1855A N Cole St
Lima, Ohio
Rent Assisted
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Affordable Housing In Allen County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Allen County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Bluffton, OH Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Bluffton.
Affordable Housing In Delphos, OH Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Delphos.
Affordable Housing In Lima, OH Affordable Housing programs support 29 apartment communities in Lima.
Affordable Housing In Spencerville, OH Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Spencerville.

Public Housing Agencies Serving 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.

Waiting lists for project-based assistance, like the Public Housing program, are open:

Housing Authority Programs
Allen Metropolitan Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Ohio Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Allen County.

Allen County, Ohio Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Allen County, Ohio

Allen County features 1,509 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 821 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 $769 and $939.

2023 Allen County, Ohio 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
Allen County, Ohio Fair Market Rent $657 $680 $854 $1,086 $1,246
Allen County, Ohio Payment Standard Range $591 to $723 $612 to $748 $769 to $939 $977 to $1,195 $1,121 to $1,371

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Allen County, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 36
Total Low Income Apartments 2,474
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,509
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.

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 $77,300

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 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

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Allen County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,600 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Allen County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,950 $29,650 $33,350 $37,050 $40,050 $43,000 $45,950 $48,950
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Allen County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$41,550 $47,450 $53,400 $59,300 $64,050 $68,800 $73,550 $78,300