Affordable Housing In Eaton
Preble County, Ohio

11 Low Income Apartment Communities In Eaton

Residences at Eagles Point

307 N Cherry St
Eaton, Ohio
1-3 BR

Eaton Senior Villas

99 Hampshire Drive
Eaton, Ohio
1.5 BR

Towne Park Apartments

347 Eaton-Lewisburg Rd
Eaton, Ohio
1-2 BR

Woodview Common Apartments

345 Eaton Lewisburg Rd
Eaton, Ohio

Village South

111 Village Dr S
Eaton, Ohio

Mapleview Apartments

301 Eaton Lewisburg Rd
Eaton, Ohio

Prebleway II

729 E High St
Eaton, Ohio
Disabled Supportive Housing

Prebleway I

162 Eaton Lewisburg Rd
Eaton, Ohio
Elderly Supportive Housing

Eagles Nest

500 South St
Eaton, Ohio
Accepts Vouchers

Prestwick Square of Eaton

910 S Barron St
Eaton, Ohio
Accepts Vouchers

Housing Authorities that serve Eaton

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Eaton, Ohio

There are 11 low income housing apartment communities offering 324 affordable apartments for rent in Eaton, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Eaton, Ohio

Eaton features 133 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 Eaton, Ohio

There are 107 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Eaton.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Eaton, Ohio

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Eaton landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Eaton.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Eaton, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $635 and $777.

2020 Eaton, 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 $518 $536 $706 $981 $984
Payment Standard Range $466 to $570 $482 to $590 $635 to $777 $883 to $1,079 $886 to $1,082

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Eaton, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 11
Total Low Income Apartments 324
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 133
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 40.98%
Average Renter Household Size 2.38
Average Household Size 2.38
Median Household Income $32,423 ±$3,728
Median Rent $634 ±$54
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 52.26% ± 13.77pp
Total Population 8,294

Population and Household Demographics

Eaton is a City in Preble County, Ohio with a population of 8,294. There are 3,353 households in the city with an average household size of 2.38 persons. 40.98% of households in Eaton are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Eaton

The median gross income for households in Eaton is $32,423 a year, or $2,702 a month. The median rent for the city is $634 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Eaton, a household making less than $2,113 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 52.26% of households who rent are overburdened in Eaton.1

Area Median Income In Eaton

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 Eaton, the AMI is calculated from all households within Preble County.

In Eaton, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $64,100

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 Eaton

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 Eaton

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,750 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,200
50% of Median $22,900 $26,200 $29,450 $32,700 $35,350 $37,950 $40,550 $43,200
80% of Median $36,650 $41,850 $47,100 $52,300 $56,500 $60,700 $64,900 $69,050