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Affordable Housing In Centerville
Greene County, Ohio

Centerville city limits extend into  and  Montgomery County.

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Centerville

Parkview Place

1441 Parkbrook Dr
Centerville, Ohio

Renovation of Anchorage House

238 S Main St
Centerville, Ohio

St Leonard Center

8400 Saint Francis Dr
Centerville, Ohio
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Housing Authorities that serve Centerville

Housing Authority Programs
Greene Metropolitan Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Greater Dayton Premier Management Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Public Housing Homeownership; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Centerville, Ohio

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 157 affordable apartments for rent in Centerville, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Centerville, Ohio

Centerville 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 Centerville, Ohio

There are 107 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Centerville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Centerville, Ohio

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Centerville landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Centerville.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Centerville, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $699 and $855.

2020 Centerville, 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 $523 $596 $777 $1,045 $1,143
Payment Standard Range $471 to $575 $536 to $656 $699 to $855 $941 to $1,150 $1,029 to $1,257

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Centerville, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 157
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 50
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.25%
Average Renter Household Size 1.96
Average Household Size 2.18
Median Household Income $62,117 ±$5,217
Median Rent $824 ±$34
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 40.01% ± 8.32pp
Total Population 23,952

Population and Household Demographics

Centerville is a city in Greene County, Ohio with a population of 23,952. There are 10,742 households in the city with an average household size of 2.18 persons. 29.25% of households in Centerville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Centerville

The median gross income for households in Centerville is $62,117 a year, or $5,176 a month. The median rent for the city is $824 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Centerville, a household making less than $2,747 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 40.01% of households who rent are overburdened in Centerville.

Area Median Income In Centerville

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 Centerville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Greene County.

In Centerville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $72,800

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 Centerville

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 Centerville

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,300 $17,500 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $25,500 $29,150 $32,800 $36,400 $39,350 $42,250 $45,150 $48,050
80% of Median $40,800 $46,600 $52,450 $58,250 $62,950 $67,600 $72,250 $76,900