Affordable Housing In Butler County
Ohio

49 Low Income Apartment Communities In Butler County

Riverside Homes

122 N 6th St
Hamilton, OH
$725-987
2-4 BR
HCV Welcome

Beacon Pointe Town Homes

155 Hanover Dr
Hamilton, OH
$411-955
1-4 BR
HCV Welcome

Reserve at Monroe Crossings

801 Cold Water Dr
Monroe, OH
$699-939
1-3 BR
HCV Welcome

Trailbridge Townhomes

660 LaFayette Ave
Middletown, OH
$517-774
1-4 BR
Subsidized

Indian Trace Apartments

4137 Oxford Millville Rd
Oxford, OH
$785-825
2-3 BR
HCV Welcome

North Pointe Townhomes

5215 Westwind Ave
West Chester, OH
$725-987
2-4 BR
HCV Welcome

Cypress Commons

2450 Saybrook Dr
Middletown, OH
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
HCV Welcome
Subsidized

Pleasant Villa

4911 Redwood Dr
Fairfield, OH
Subsidized

Curtis Street Apartments

428 Curtis St
Middletown, OH
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Pinecrest Group Home

2030 Princeton Rd
Hamilton, OH
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized

There are 49 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 4,525 affordable apartments for rent in Butler County. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with 2,159 apartments that set rent based on your income. In Butler County, HUD housing programs support 622 rental assistance apartments through programs like Project-based Section 8. There are 2,366 other low income apartments that don't have rental assistance but are cheaper than market rate rents.

Housing Authorities that serve Butler County

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

Other Housing Authorities located in Butler County

Housing Authority Programs
City of Middletown Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Butler County, Ohio

Butler County, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 49
Total Low Income Apartments 4,525
Total Rent Assisted Apartments 2,159
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.59%
Average Renter Household Size 2.54
Total Population 372,538
Housing Units 134,720
Average Household Size 2.68
Median Household Income $57,540 ±$1,221
Median Rent $817 ±$12
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.37% ± 2.11pp

Population and Household Demographics

Butler County is a County in Ohio with a population of 372,538. There are 134,720 households in the county with an average household size of 2.68 persons. 30.59% of households in Butler County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Butler County

The median gross income for households in Butler County is $57,540 a year, or $4,795 a month. The median rent for the county is $817 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Butler County, a household making less than $2,723 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.37% of households who rent are overburdened in Butler County.1

Area Median Income In Butler County

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.

In Butler County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $81,300

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 Butler County

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 Butler County HUD Rental Assistance in Butler County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,100 $19,550 $22,000 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $28,500 $32,550 $36,600 $40,650 $43,950 $47,200 $50,450 $53,700
80% of Median $45,550 $52,050 $58,550 $65,050 $70,300 $75,500 $80,700 $85,900
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Butler County

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

From 1989 to 2010, 25 low income apartment communities containing 2,577 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Butler County 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 Butler County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $28,500 $32,550 $36,600 $40,650 $43,950 $47,200 $50,450 $53,700
60% of Median $34,200 $39,060 $43,920 $48,780 $52,740 $56,640 $60,540 $64,440

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 Butler County is $43,920 a year, or $3,660 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $3,660 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $1,098 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% $713 $763 $915 $1,058 $1,180 $1,302
60% $855 $916 $1,098 $1,269 $1,416 $1,562
Fair Market Rents in Butler County

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
$584 $670 $884 $1,223 $1,414

Cities In Butler County

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City Listings Served By
Middletown 23 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Middletown are the City of Middletown and Butler Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Hamilton 16 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hamilton is the Butler Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Trenton 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Trenton is the Butler Metropolitan Housing Authority.
West Chester 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Chester is the Butler Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Oxford 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oxford is the Butler Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Fairfield 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fairfield is the Butler Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Monroe 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Monroe is the Butler Metropolitan Housing Authority.
College Corner 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves College Corner is the Butler Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Darrtown 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Darrtown is the Butler Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Four Bridges 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Four Bridges is the Butler Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Jacksonburg 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jacksonburg is the Butler Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Millville 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Millville is the Butler Metropolitan Housing Authority.
New Miami 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Miami is the Butler Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Ross 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ross is the Butler Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Seven Mile 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Seven Mile is the Butler Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Sharonville 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sharonville is the Butler Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Somerville 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Somerville is the Butler Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Wetherington 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wetherington is the Butler Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Williamsdale 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Williamsdale is the Butler Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Beckett Ridge 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Beckett Ridge is the Butler Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Olde West Chester 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Olde West Chester is the Butler Metropolitan Housing Authority.