Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Ashland, OH

Discover affordable housing in Ashland where there are 11+ 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.

Mill Run Place

1715 Richard Dr, Ashland, Ohio 44805

Ashland Village

1509 Cottage St, Ashland, Ohio 44805

Good Shepherd Villa

726 Center St, Ashland, Ohio 44805

Martin House

625 Center St, Ashland, Ohio 44805

Union Lofts

1100 Sugarbush Dr., Ashland, Ohio 44805

Montgomery Crossing

1661 Eagle Way STE 1000, Ashland, Ohio 44805

Union Lofts

1500 Eagle Way, Ashland, Ohio 44805

Lincoln Terrace Apartments

1126 E Main St, Ashland, Ohio 44805

Ashland Essex House

1 E Main St, Ashland, Ohio 44805

Ashland Co. Coun on Aging - N - B - 96 - 820 - 1

213 Main St, Ashland, Ohio 44805

Fairview West

1203 Winthrop Ln, Ashland, Ohio 44805

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Ashland, Ohio
$9.29 (+133%) more than Ohio minimum wage and $9.04 (+125%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Ashland, 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, Family Self-Sufficiency, Family Unification Program (FUP) programs for Ashland, Ohio.

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

How many renters live in Ashland, Ohio?

The City of Ashland has 19,270 people living in 7,944 households.

There are 6,131 renters living in 2,890 renter households in this City. Renters make up 31.82 percent of the population living in Ashland.

What is the rental market like in Ashland, Ohio?

There are an estimated 8,851 housing units in the Ashland area. Of these, 3,254 units are rental homes, making up 37 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Ashland, Ohio, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Ashland?

The rental vacancy rate in Ashland is 9 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

How many rental units are in Ashland for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Ashland
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
94 702 1,238 685 140
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Ashland

A large number of apartments in Ashland 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 Ashland are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 43 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 25 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 Ashland

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $583 to $1,397. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $583
One BR $655
Two BR $860
Three BR $1,110
Four BR $1,397
2024 Fair Market Rents in Ashland, Ohio

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

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 31 33 percent
One BR 323 46 percent
Two BR 726 59 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Ashland, Ohio

How many affordable rental units are in Ashland?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 186
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 119
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly 35
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Ashland, Ohio

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

Income Based Apartments in Ashland, Ohio

Ashland features 254 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 Ashland, Ohio

There are 154 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Ashland.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Ashland, Ohio

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Ashland landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Ashland.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Ashland, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $774 and $946.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.