Affordable Housing In Bucyrus
Crawford County, Ohio

11 Low Income Apartment Communities In Bucyrus

Indian Creek Apartments

1779 Whetstone
Bucyrus, OH
$355-425
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Lincoln Meadows (Bucyrus Plaza)

77 Bucyrus
Bucyrus, OH
Income Based
1-4 BR
62+
Subsidized

Ridgewood Senior Villas

1065 Beal Ave
Bucyrus, OH
Call For Rent
2 BR
HCV Welcome

Kettle Run

1780 Whetstone St
Bucyrus, OH
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Bilmar Apartments

220 S Walnut St
Bucyrus, OH
Subsidized

Larno Apartments

300 E Warren St
Bucyrus, OH
Subsidized

Bucyrus Manor

1624 Marion Rd
Bucyrus, OH

H and G Rentals

210 Hayes St
Bucyrus, OH
HCV Welcome

Ridgewood Senior Villas

824 Maple St
Bucyrus, OH

Faeth Rentals

256 Nauman St
Bucyrus, OH
HCV Welcome

There are 11 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 407 affordable apartments for rent in Bucyrus. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with 213 apartments that set rent based on your income. In Bucyrus, HUD housing programs support 124 rental assistance apartments through programs like Project-based Section 8. There are 194 other low income apartments that don't have rental assistance but are cheaper than market rate rents.

Housing Authorities that serve Bucyrus

Housing Authority Programs
Crawford Metropolitan Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Bucyrus, Ohio

Bucyrus, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 11
Total Low Income Apartments 407
Total Rent Assisted Apartments 213
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 40.52%
Average Renter Household Size 2.21
Total Population 12,045
Housing Units 5,372
Average Household Size 2.18
Median Household Income $35,480 ±$2,991
Median Rent $643 ±$33
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.35% ± 7.86pp

Population and Household Demographics

Bucyrus is a City in Crawford County, Ohio with a population of 12,045. There are 5,372 households in the city with an average household size of 2.18 persons. 40.52% of households in Bucyrus are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Bucyrus

The median gross income for households in Bucyrus is $35,480 a year, or $2,957 a month. The median rent for the city is $643 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Bucyrus, a household making less than $2,143 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.35% of households who rent are overburdened in Bucyrus.1

Area Median Income In Bucyrus

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 Bucyrus, the AMI is calculated from all households within Crawford County.

In Bucyrus, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $55,100

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 Bucyrus

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 Bucyrus HUD Rental Assistance in Bucyrus

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
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Bucyrus

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.

From 1988 to 2009, 5 low income apartment communities containing 158 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Bucyrus by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Bucyrus

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $22,900 $26,200 $29,450 $32,700 $35,350 $37,950 $40,550 $43,200
60% of Median $27,480 $31,440 $35,340 $39,240 $42,420 $45,540 $48,660 $51,840

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Bucyrus is $35,340 a year, or $2,945 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $2,945 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $884 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $573 $614 $736 $851 $949 $1,047
60% $687 $737 $884 $1,021 $1,139 $1,256
Fair Market Rents in Bucyrus

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2019 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$533 $536 $682 $854 $922