Affordable Housing In Bexley
Franklin County, Ohio

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Bexley

Village Shalom Apartments

2117 Astor Ave
Bexley, Ohio
Disabled Supportive Housing

Bexley Heritage Apartments

2115 Astor Ave
Bexley, Ohio
Elderly Supportive Housing

Mayfield Place

930 Mayfield Pl
Bexley, Ohio
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Bexley, Ohio

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 56 affordable apartments for rent in Bexley, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Bexley, Ohio

Bexley features 50 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 Bexley, Ohio

There are 6 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Bexley.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Bexley, Ohio

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Bexley landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Bexley.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Bexley, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $929 and $1,135.

2022 Bexley, 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
Bexley, Ohio Fair Market Rent $730 $829 $1,032 $1,281 $1,426
Bexley, Ohio Payment Standard Range $657 to $803 $746 to $912 $929 to $1,135 $1,153 to $1,409 $1,283 to $1,569

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Bexley, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 56
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 50
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.2%
Average Renter Household Size 2.40
Average Household Size 2.71
Median Household Income $100,121 ±$10,496
Median Rent $926 ±$72
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.01% ± 10.68pp
Total Population 13,442

Population and Household Demographics

Bexley is a city in Franklin County, Ohio with a population of 13,442. There are 4,534 households in the city with an average household size of 2.71 persons. 23.2% of households in Bexley are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Bexley

The median gross income for households in Bexley is $100,121 a year, or $8,343 a month. The median rent for the city is $926 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Bexley, a household making less than $3,087 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.01% of households who rent are overburdened in Bexley.

Area Median Income In Bexley

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 Bexley, the AMI is calculated from all households within Franklin County.

In Bexley, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $83,800

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 Bexley

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 Bexley

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Bexley AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,650 $20,150 $22,650 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Bexley AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,350 $33,550 $37,750 $41,900 $45,300 $48,650 $52,000 $55,350
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Bexley AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$46,950 $53,650 $60,350 $67,050 $72,450 $77,800 $83,150 $88,550