Affordable Housing In Belpre
Washington County, Ohio

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Belpre

Laurel Estates

2201 Hill St
Belpre, Ohio

Putnam Howe Village

711 Belrock Ave
Belpre, Ohio
Elderly Supportive Housing

Colonial Square Apartments

110 Colonial Sq
Belpre, Ohio
Accepts Vouchers
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Belpre, Ohio

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 131 affordable apartments for rent in Belpre, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Belpre, Ohio

Belpre features 91 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 Belpre, Ohio

There are 40 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Belpre.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Belpre, Ohio

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Belpre, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $626 and $766.

2020 Belpre, 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 $517 $540 $696 $868 $1,022
Payment Standard Range $465 to $569 $486 to $594 $626 to $766 $781 to $955 $920 to $1,124

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Belpre, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 131
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 91
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 35.32%
Average Renter Household Size 2.24
Average Household Size 2.17
Median Household Income $33,248 ±$2,890
Median Rent $613 ±$34
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.62% ± 10.83pp
Total Population 6,448

Population and Household Demographics

Belpre is a City in Washington County, Ohio with a population of 6,448. There are 2,973 households in the city with an average household size of 2.17 persons. 35.32% of households in Belpre are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Belpre

The median gross income for households in Belpre is $33,248 a year, or $2,771 a month. The median rent for the city is $613 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Belpre, a household making less than $2,043 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.62% of households who rent are overburdened in Belpre.1

Area Median Income In Belpre

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 Belpre, the AMI is calculated from all households within Washington County.

In Belpre, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $61,800

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 Belpre

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 Belpre

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