Gallia County, Ohio Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 144 income based apartments in Gallia County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 163 affordable apartments in Gallia County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Gallia County, Ohio

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Gallia County. Go to the Ohio Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Gallia County.

First Holzer Apartments

553 2nd Ave
Gallipolis, Ohio
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Valley View Apartments

909 W College St
Rio Grande, Ohio
Affordable

Jackson Estates

52 Westwood Dr
Gallipolis, Ohio
Rent Assisted

Frenchtown Apartments

727 4th Ave
Gallipolis, Ohio
Affordable

Rio Grande Lp

100 W College Dr
Rio Grande, Ohio
Affordable
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Affordable Housing In Gallia County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Gallia County

City Apartments
Gallipolis, OH Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Gallipolis.
Rio Grande, OH Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Rio Grande.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Gallia County, Ohio

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Waiting lists for project-based assistance, like the Public Housing program, are open:

Housing Authority Programs
Gallia Metropolitan Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Ohio Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Gallia County.

Gallia County, Ohio Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Gallia County, Ohio

Gallia County features 144 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 Gallia County, Ohio

There are 163 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Gallia County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Gallia County, Ohio

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Gallia County, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $715 and $873.

2023 Gallia County, 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
Gallia County, Ohio Fair Market Rent $587 $680 $794 $966 $1,155
Gallia County, Ohio Payment Standard Range $528 to $646 $612 to $748 $715 to $873 $869 to $1,063 $1,040 to $1,271

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Gallia County, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 307
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 144
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.38%
Average Renter Household Size 2.34
Average Household Size 2.56
Median Household Income $37,319 ±$2,432
Median Rent $601 ±$38
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 34.76% ± 6.67pp
Total Population 30,565

Population and Household Demographics

Gallia County is a county in Ohio with a population of 30,565. There are 11,590 households in the county with an average household size of 2.56 persons. 23.38% of households in Gallia County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Gallia County

The median gross income for households in Gallia County is $37,319 a year, or $3,110 a month. The median rent for the county is $601 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Gallia County, a household making less than $2,003 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 34.76% of households who rent are overburdened in Gallia County.

Area Median Income In Gallia 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 Gallia County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $67,400

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 Gallia 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 HUD Rental Assistance in Gallia County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Gallia County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,600 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Gallia County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,950 $29,650 $33,350 $37,050 $40,050 $43,000 $45,950 $48,950
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Gallia County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$41,550 $47,450 $53,400 $59,300 $64,050 $68,800 $73,550 $78,300