Affordable Housing In Clark County
41 Low Income Apartment Communities In Clark County
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 AffordableHousingOnline.com 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|
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
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|Springfield||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Springfield is the Springfield Metropolitan Housing Authority.|