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Affordable Housing In Bucyrus
Crawford County, Ohio

11 Low Income Apartment Communities In Bucyrus

Maloy Apartments

268 Nauman St
Bucyrus, Ohio
Accepts Vouchers

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

There are 11 low income housing apartment communities offering 407 affordable apartments for rent in Bucyrus, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Bucyrus, Ohio

Bucyrus features 213 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 Bucyrus, Ohio

There are 194 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Bucyrus.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Bucyrus, Ohio

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

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

2020 Bucyrus, 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 $563 $567 $696 $872 $943
Payment Standard Range $507 to $619 $510 to $624 $626 to $766 $785 to $959 $849 to $1,037

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Bucyrus, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

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

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.

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 $56,600

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 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 $13,700 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $43,000
50% of Median $22,800 $26,050 $29,300 $32,550 $35,200 $37,800 $40,400 $43,000
80% of Median $36,500 $41,700 $46,900 $52,100 $56,300 $60,450 $64,650 $68,800