Affordable Housing In Delaware County
36 Low Income Apartment Communities In Delaware County
Housing Authorities that serve Delaware County
|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. Delaware County features 617 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 1,222 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households 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|
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 Delaware County 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|
Fair Market Rents in Delaware County
Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.
2020 Fair Market Rents
|Studio||One BR||Two BR||Three BR||Four BR|
Cities In Delaware County
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|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.|