Affordable Housing In Fairfield County
Ohio

52 Low Income Apartment Communities In Fairfield County

Ault Manor

188 Sells Rd
Lancaster, OH
Income Based
1 BR

Cherry Gardens

132 N Cherry St
Lancaster, OH
Income Based
1 BR

Hunterwood Park Family Apartments

332 Trace Dr
Lancaster, OH
Income Based
2-4 BR

Hunterwood Park Senior Apartments

330 Trace Drive
Lancaster, OH
1 BR
Subsidized

Barclay Manor Apartments

351 Fairview Avenue
Baltimore, OH
$445-493
1-3 BR

Lakeland Townhomes

2121 Refugee Rd NE
Millersport, OH
$580-610
2 BR
Subsidized

Livingston Arms

207 S Livingston Ave
Lancaster, OH
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Hunters Hill Apartments

857 Elizabeth Dr
Lancaster, OH
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Pearl House

218 W Chestnut St
Lancaster, OH
Call For Rent
2 BR

Davids Way

73 Covenant Way
Canal Winchester, OH
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Housing Authorities that serve Fairfield County

Housing Authority Programs
Fairfield Metropolitan Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Fairfield County, Ohio

There are 52 low income housing apartment communities offering 3,750 affordable apartments for rent in Fairfield County, Ohio. Fairfield County features 908 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 2,810 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Fairfield County.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Fairfield County, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 52
Total Low Income Apartments 3,750
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 908
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.49%
Average Renter Household Size 2.45
Average Household Size 2.66
Median Household Income $60,567 ±$1,568
Median Rent $799 ±$20
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.86% ± 3.14pp
Total Population 149,112

Population and Household Demographics

Fairfield County is a County in Ohio with a population of 149,112. There are 55,032 households in the county with an average household size of 2.66 persons. 29.49% of households in Fairfield County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Fairfield County

The median gross income for households in Fairfield County is $60,567 a year, or $5,047 a month. The median rent for the county is $799 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Fairfield County, a household making less than $2,663 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.86% of households who rent are overburdened in Fairfield County.1

Area Median Income In Fairfield 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 Fairfield 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 Fairfield 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 Fairfield County HUD Rental Assistance in Fairfield 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 Fairfield 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
$677 $794 $992 $1,262 $1,449

Cities In Fairfield County

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City Listings Served By
Lancaster 22 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lancaster is the Fairfield Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Baltimore 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Baltimore is the Fairfield Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Pleasantville 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pleasantville is the Fairfield Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Reynoldsburg 8 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Reynoldsburg is the Fairfield Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Canal Winchester 15 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Canal Winchester is the Fairfield Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Millersport 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Millersport is the Fairfield Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Pickerington 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pickerington is the Fairfield Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Winchester 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Winchester is the Fairfield Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Carroll 0
Buckeye Lake 0
Fairfield Beach 0
Lithopolis 0
Rushville 0
Sugar Grove 0
Tarlton 0
Thurston 0
West Rushville 0
Amanda 0
Bremen 0
Hide A Way Hills 0
Stoutsville 0
Hide-A-Way Hills 0