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Affordable Housing In Crawford County
Ohio

22 Low Income Apartment Communities In Crawford County

Crestwood Villa Apartments

110 Bauer Court
Crestline, Ohio
Income Based
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Central Hotel Apartments

10 Public Square
Galion, Ohio
$495-725
1-3 BR
55+

Faith Community Senior Housing

1000 Dove Ln
Crestline, Ohio
$534-660
2 BR

Lincoln Meadows (Bucyrus Plaza)

77 Bucyrus
Bucyrus, Ohio
Income Based
1-4 BR
Subsidized
62+

Indian Creek Apartments

1779 Whetstone
Bucyrus, Ohio
$375-445
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Applewood Apartments

110 Bauer Court
Crestline, Ohio
$430
2 BR

Galion East

1300 Harding Way E
Galion, Ohio
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized
62+

Wyandot Square Apartments

430 Libby Ln
Galion, Ohio

Ridgewood Senior Villas

1065 Beal Ave
Bucyrus, Ohio
Call For Rent
2 BR

Kettle Run

1780 Whetstone St
Bucyrus, Ohio
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Housing Authorities that serve Crawford County

Housing Authority Programs
Crawford Metropolitan Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Crawford County, Ohio

There are 22 low income housing apartment communities offering 989 affordable apartments for rent in Crawford County, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Crawford County, Ohio

Crawford County features 472 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 Crawford County, Ohio

There are 517 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Crawford County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Crawford County, Ohio

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Crawford County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Crawford County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Crawford County, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $661 and $807.

2021 Crawford 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 $573 $605 $734 $918 $995
Payment Standard Range $516 to $630 $545 to $666 $661 to $807 $826 to $1,010 $896 to $1,095

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Crawford County, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 22
Total Low Income Apartments 989
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 472
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 31.41%
Average Renter Household Size 2.41
Average Household Size 2.37
Median Household Income $40,795 ±$1,178
Median Rent $631 ±$21
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.18% ± 4.21pp
Total Population 42,725

Population and Household Demographics

Crawford County is a county in Ohio with a population of 42,725. There are 17,798 households in the county with an average household size of 2.37 persons. 31.41% of households in Crawford County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Crawford County

The median gross income for households in Crawford County is $40,795 a year, or $3,400 a month. The median rent for the county is $631 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Crawford County, a household making less than $2,103 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.18% of households who rent are overburdened in Crawford County.

Area Median Income In Crawford 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 Crawford County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $56,600

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 Crawford 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 Crawford 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 Crawford County

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City Served By
Bucyrus The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bucyrus is the Crawford Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Chatfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chatfield is the Crawford Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Crestline The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Crestline is the Crawford Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Galion The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Galion is the Crawford Metropolitan Housing Authority.
New Washington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Washington is the Crawford Metropolitan Housing Authority.
North Robinson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Robinson is the Crawford Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Oceola The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oceola is the Crawford Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Sulphur Springs The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sulphur Springs is the Crawford Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Tiro The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tiro is the Crawford Metropolitan Housing Authority.