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Affordable Housing In Barnesville
Belmont County, Ohio

8 Low Income Apartment Communities In Barnesville

Valley Greene

503 Morgan Ave
Barnesville, Ohio
1-3 BR

Russells Place

501 Morgantown Ext
Barnesville, Ohio
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Plumly Townehomes

111 Mackey Dr
Barnesville, Ohio

Commodore Court Apartments

105 Commodore Ln
Barnesville, Ohio
Elderly Supportive Housing

Barnesville Manor, Ltd

485 North St
Barnesville, Ohio

Womens Tri - Cnty Help Center - N - B - 97 - 486 - 1

467 Morgantown Ext
Barnesville, Ohio
Accepts Vouchers

Barnesville Commons

435 S Lincoln Ave
Barnesville, Ohio

Russells Place

Morgantown Ave
Barnesville, Ohio
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Housing Authorities that serve Barnesville

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Barnesville, Ohio

There are 8 low income housing apartment communities offering 340 affordable apartments for rent in Barnesville, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Barnesville, Ohio

Barnesville features 237 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 Barnesville, Ohio

There are 103 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Barnesville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Barnesville, Ohio

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Barnesville, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $663 and $811.

2020 Barnesville, 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
Fair Market Rent $566 $570 $737 $941 $1,154
Payment Standard Range $509 to $623 $513 to $627 $663 to $811 $847 to $1,035 $1,039 to $1,269

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Barnesville, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 8
Total Low Income Apartments 340
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 237
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 32.61%
Average Renter Household Size 1.64
Average Household Size 2.23
Median Household Income $35,417 ±$6,042
Median Rent $509 ±$162
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.34% ± 25.85pp
Total Population 3,832

Population and Household Demographics

Barnesville is a city in Belmont County, Ohio with a population of 3,832. There are 1,653 households in the city with an average household size of 2.23 persons. 32.61% of households in Barnesville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Barnesville

The median gross income for households in Barnesville is $35,417 a year, or $2,951 a month. The median rent for the city is $509 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Barnesville, a household making less than $1,697 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.34% of households who rent are overburdened in Barnesville.

Area Median Income In Barnesville

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 Barnesville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Belmont County.

In Barnesville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $68,900

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 Barnesville

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 Barnesville

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,500 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $24,150 $27,600 $31,050 $34,450 $37,250 $40,000 $42,750 $45,500
80% of Median $38,600 $44,100 $49,600 $55,100 $59,550 $63,950 $68,350 $72,750