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Affordable Housing In Delaware County
Ohio

36 Low Income Apartment Communities In Delaware County

Riverside Landing at Delaware Place

351 South Sandusky Street
Delaware, Ohio
$613-893
1-2 BR
55+

Rainbow Place Apartments

150 Walnut Street
Sunbury, Ohio
$380
1 BR

Georgetown Senior Apartments

100 Georgetown Drive
Delaware, Ohio
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
Accepts Vouchers

Village Park Homes

170 McGill St
Sunbury, Ohio
Income Based
2-3 BR
Subsidized

Harris-Askins House

200 S State St
Westerville, Ohio
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

St Michaels Community

35 Lexington Blvd
Delaware, Ohio
Call For Rent
Studio-1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Avondale Senior Village

5215 Avery Rd
Dublin, Ohio
55+
Accepts Vouchers

Delaware Creative Housing I

304 S Henry St
Delaware, Ohio
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Sunnyview Square

69 Rock Creek Dr
Delaware, Ohio
Subsidized

London Town Apartments

300 Chelsea St
Delaware, Ohio
Subsidized

Housing Authorities that serve Delaware County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Delaware County, Ohio

There are 36 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,863 affordable apartments for rent in Delaware County, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Delaware County, Ohio

Delaware County features 617 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 County, Ohio

There are 1,222 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Delaware County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Delaware County, Ohio

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

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Delaware County, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 36
Total Low Income Apartments 1,863
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 617
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 18.47%
Average Renter Household Size 2.40
Average Household Size 2.78
Median Household Income $91,955 ±$1,912
Median Rent $953 ±$18
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 40.31% ± 3.33pp
Total Population 185,433

Population and Household Demographics

Delaware County is a County in Ohio with a population of 185,433. There are 65,648 households in the county with an average household size of 2.78 persons. 18.47% of households in Delaware County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Delaware County

The median gross income for households in Delaware County is $91,955 a year, or $7,663 a month. The median rent for the county is $953 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Delaware County, a household making less than $3,177 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 40.31% of households who rent are overburdened in Delaware County.1

Area Median Income In Delaware 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 Delaware County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $78,000

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 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 Delaware County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,400 $18,750 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $27,300 $31,200 $35,100 $39,000 $42,150 $45,250 $48,400 $51,500
80% of Median $43,700 $49,950 $56,200 $62,400 $67,400 $72,400 $77,400 $82,400

Cities In Delaware County

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City Listings Served By
Delaware 17 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Delaware is the Delaware Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Westerville 8 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Westerville is the Delaware Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Dublin 5 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dublin is the Delaware Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Sunbury 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sunbury is the Delaware Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Ashley 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ashley is the Delaware Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Powell 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Powell is the Delaware Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Galena 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Galena is the Delaware Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Kilbourne 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kilbourne is the Delaware Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Ostrander 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ostrander is the Delaware Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Radnor 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Radnor is the Delaware Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Shawnee Hills 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Shawnee Hills is the Delaware Metropolitan Housing Authority.