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Affordable Housing In Clark County

41 Low Income Apartment Communities In Clark County

Shawnee Place Apartments

102 E Main Street
Springfield, Ohio
1-2 BR

Lake Avenue Retirement Village

1218 W Lake Ave
New Carlisle, Ohio
1-2 BR

Villa Park Apartments

1350 Vester Ave
Springfield, Ohio
Income Based
1-4 BR

Crossgates Apartments

600 Crossgate Ct
Springfield, Ohio
Income Based
2-3 BR

Charleston Court Apartments

101 E. Columbus Road
South Charleston, Ohio
1 BR

Country Lane Apartments

400 Sunset Ct
South Charleston, Ohio
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

Springfield Towers

363 E High Street
Springfield, Ohio
Income Based
1 BR

Cole Manor

315 S Burnett Rd
Springfield, Ohio
Call For Rent
Studio-2 BR

Brubaker Square Apartments

200 Brubaker Dr
New Carlisle, Ohio
1-3 BR

Grayhill Homes

220 Montgomery Ave
Springfield, Ohio
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Guide To Affordable Housing in Clark County, Ohio

There are 41 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,854 affordable apartments for rent in Clark County, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Clark County, Ohio

Clark County features 2,037 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 Clark County, Ohio

There are 817 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Clark County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Clark County, Ohio

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Clark County, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $685 and $837.

2020 Clark County, 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 $496 $590 $761 $962 $1,031
Payment Standard Range $446 to $546 $531 to $649 $685 to $837 $866 to $1,058 $928 to $1,134

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Clark County, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 41
Total Low Income Apartments 2,854
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 2,037
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.75%
Average Renter Household Size 2.43
Average Household Size 2.44
Median Household Income $43,625 ±$1,128
Median Rent $675 ±$11
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.91% ± 2.64pp
Total Population 136,827

Population and Household Demographics

Clark County is a county in Ohio with a population of 136,827. There are 54,809 households in the county with an average household size of 2.44 persons. 33.75% of households in Clark County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Clark County

The median gross income for households in Clark County is $43,625 a year, or $3,635 a month. The median rent for the county is $675 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Clark County, a household making less than $2,250 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.91% of households who rent are overburdened in Clark County.

Area Median Income In Clark 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 Clark County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $61,100

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 Clark 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 HUD Rental Assistance in Clark County

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

Cities In Clark County

Select A City to View its Apartment Communities and Waiting Lists.

City Served By
Crystal Lakes
Green Meadows
Holiday Valley
New Carlisle
North Hampton
Park Layne
South Charleston
South Vienna
Springfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Springfield is the Springfield Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Tremont City