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Affordable Housing In Friendship
Scioto County, Ohio

Housing Authorities that serve Friendship

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Friendship, Ohio

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Friendship, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Friendship, Ohio

Friendship features 0 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 Friendship, Ohio

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Friendship.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Friendship, Ohio

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Friendship landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Friendship.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Friendship, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $626 and $766.

2020 Friendship, 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 $468 $611 $696 $1,004 $1,062
Payment Standard Range $421 to $515 $550 to $672 $626 to $766 $904 to $1,104 $956 to $1,168

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Friendship, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters %
Average Renter Household Size 0.00
Average Household Size 2.88
Median Household Income $0 ±$0
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Total Population 289

Population and Household Demographics

Friendship is a city in Scioto County, Ohio with a population of 289. There are 92 households in the city with an average household size of 2.88 persons. % of households in Friendship are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Friendship

The median gross income for households in Friendship is $0 a year, or $0 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Area Median Income In Friendship

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 Friendship, the AMI is calculated from all households within Scioto County.

In Friendship, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $59,300

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 Friendship

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 Friendship

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,700 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $43,000
50% of Median $22,800 $26,050 $29,300 $32,550 $35,200 $37,800 $40,400 $43,000
80% of Median $36,500 $41,700 $46,900 $52,100 $56,300 $60,450 $64,650 $68,800