Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Cambridge, OH

Discover affordable housing in Cambridge where there are 12+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Cambridge Heights Apartments

1525 Elm Street, Cambridge, Ohio 43725

Cambridge Village

220 Columbia Ct, Cambridge, Ohio 43725

Coventry Heights

18 Yorkshire Dr, Cambridge, Ohio 43725

Heritage Court

720 S 10th St, Cambridge, Ohio 43725

Berwick Hotel Apartments

601 Wheeling Ave, Cambridge, Ohio 43725

Sky Meadows

6533 Fairdale Dr, Cambridge, Ohio 43725

Huston Hills

Huston Hills Dr, Cambridge, Ohio 43725

Village at Skye Meadows

1448 Wills Creek Valley Dr, Cambridge, Ohio 43725

Houston Hills

432 Huston Hills Dr, Cambridge, Ohio 43725

Cambridge Commons

419 Columbia Ct, Cambridge, Ohio 43725

Pine Knoll

1100 Maple Ct, Cambridge, Ohio 43725

Cambridge Management Corp

1481 Wills Creek Valley Dr, Cambridge, Ohio 43725

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Cambridge, Ohio
$9.29 (+133%) more than Ohio minimum wage and $9.04 (+125%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Cambridge, Ohio?

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Cambridge, Ohio.

Go to the Ohio Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Cambridge.

How many renters live in Cambridge, Ohio?

The City of Cambridge has 10,087 people living in 4,465 households.

There are 4,618 renters living in 2,328 renter households in this City. Renters make up 45.78 percent of the population living in Cambridge.

What is the rental market like in Cambridge, Ohio?

There are an estimated 4,964 housing units in the Cambridge area. Of these, 2,482 units are rental homes, making up 50 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Cambridge, Ohio, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Cambridge?

The rental vacancy rate in Cambridge is 6 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Cambridge for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Cambridge
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
134 586 989 484 127
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Cambridge

A large number of apartments in Cambridge have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Cambridge are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 51 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 33 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Cambridge

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $639 to $1,315. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $639
One BR $655
Two BR $860
Three BR $1,090
Four BR $1,315
2024 Fair Market Rents in Cambridge, Ohio

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Cambridge?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 50 37 percent
One BR 385 66 percent
Two BR 627 63 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Cambridge, Ohio

How many affordable rental units are in Cambridge?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Cambridge, Ohio including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 373
Public Housing 171
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 171
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 88
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Cambridge, Ohio

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Cambridge, Ohio

Cambridge features 377 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 Cambridge, Ohio

There are 328 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Cambridge.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Cambridge, Ohio

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Cambridge landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Cambridge.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Cambridge, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $774 and $946.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.