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Affordable Housing In Delaware
Delaware County, Ohio

17 Low Income Apartment Communities In Delaware

Riverside Landing at Delaware Place

351 South Sandusky Street
Delaware, Ohio
1-2 BR

Georgetown Senior Apartments

100 Georgetown Drive
Delaware, Ohio
Call For Rent
1 BR

St Michaels Community

35 Lexington Blvd
Delaware, Ohio
Call For Rent
Studio-1 BR
Elderly Supportive Housing

Delaware Creative Housing I

304 S Henry St
Delaware, Ohio
Disabled Supportive Housing

Sunnyview Square

69 Rock Creek Dr
Delaware, Ohio

London Town Apartments

300 Chelsea St
Delaware, Ohio

Sunrise Dwellings II

31 Ross St
Delaware, Ohio
Disabled Supportive Housing

Muirwood Village

74 - A Muirwood Village Drive
Delaware, Ohio

Delaware Village

675 Fern Dr
Delaware, Ohio

Oakhurst Place

2178 Bruce Rd
Delaware, Ohio
Elderly Supportive Housing

Housing Authorities that serve Delaware

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Delaware, Ohio

There are 17 low income housing apartment communities offering 734 affordable apartments for rent in Delaware, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Delaware, Ohio

Delaware features 299 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 Delaware, Ohio

There are 435 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Delaware.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Delaware, Ohio

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Delaware, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $928 and $1,134.

2021 Delaware, 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 $717 $827 $1,031 $1,298 $1,468
Payment Standard Range $645 to $789 $744 to $910 $928 to $1,134 $1,168 to $1,428 $1,321 to $1,615

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Delaware, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 17
Total Low Income Apartments 734
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 299
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 37.5%
Average Renter Household Size 2.17
Average Household Size 2.48
Median Household Income $54,367 ±$3,486
Median Rent $842 ±$24
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.77% ± 5.59pp
Total Population 36,794

Population and Household Demographics

Delaware is a city in Delaware County, Ohio with a population of 36,794. There are 13,929 households in the city with an average household size of 2.48 persons. 37.5% of households in Delaware are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Delaware

The median gross income for households in Delaware is $54,367 a year, or $4,531 a month. The median rent for the city is $842 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Delaware, a household making less than $2,807 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.77% of households who rent are overburdened in Delaware.

Area Median Income In Delaware

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 Delaware, the AMI is calculated from all households within Delaware County.

In Delaware, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $84,500

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 Delaware

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 Delaware

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,700 $20,200 $22,750 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $29,500 $33,700 $37,900 $42,100 $45,500 $48,850 $52,250 $55,600
80% of Median $47,150 $53,900 $60,650 $67,350 $72,750 $78,150 $83,550 $88,950