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Affordable Housing In Galion
Crawford County, Ohio

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Galion

Central Hotel Apartments

10 Public Square
Galion, Ohio
1-3 BR

Galion East

1300 Harding Way E
Galion, Ohio
Income Based
1-2 BR

Wyandot Square Apartments

430 Libby Ln
Galion, Ohio

Galion Arms

585 Galion Arms Ct
Galion, Ohio

Moccasin Run

390 8th Ave
Galion, Ohio

Crawford Manor Apartments

331 6th Ave
Galion, Ohio
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Housing Authorities that serve Galion

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Galion, Ohio

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 352 affordable apartments for rent in Galion, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Galion, Ohio

Galion features 152 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 Galion, Ohio

There are 200 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Galion.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Galion, Ohio

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Galion landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Galion.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Galion, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $661 and $807.

2021 Galion, 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 $573 $605 $734 $918 $995
Payment Standard Range $516 to $630 $545 to $666 $661 to $807 $826 to $1,010 $896 to $1,095

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Galion, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 352
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 152
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 40.38%
Average Renter Household Size 2.40
Average Household Size 2.35
Median Household Income $30,299 ±$3,921
Median Rent $611 ±$34
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.23% ± 8.24pp
Total Population 10,227

Population and Household Demographics

Galion is a city in Crawford County, Ohio with a population of 10,227. There are 4,317 households in the city with an average household size of 2.35 persons. 40.38% of households in Galion are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Galion

The median gross income for households in Galion is $30,299 a year, or $2,525 a month. The median rent for the city is $611 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Galion, a household making less than $2,037 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.23% of households who rent are overburdened in Galion.

Area Median Income In Galion

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 Galion, the AMI is calculated from all households within Crawford County.

In Galion, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $56,600

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 Galion

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 Galion

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