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Affordable Housing In Greenwich
Huron County, Ohio

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Greenwich

Settler Mill Apartments

8 Senior Drive
Greenwich, Ohio
1-2 BR
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Housing Authorities that serve Greenwich

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Greenwich, Ohio

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 36 affordable apartments for rent in Greenwich, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Greenwich, Ohio

Greenwich features 36 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 Greenwich, Ohio

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Greenwich, Ohio

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Greenwich, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $674 and $824.

2021 Greenwich, 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 $567 $568 $749 $961 $1,071
Payment Standard Range $510 to $624 $511 to $625 $674 to $824 $865 to $1,057 $964 to $1,178

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Greenwich, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 36
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 36
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.73%
Average Renter Household Size 2.03
Average Household Size 2.29
Median Household Income $38,393 ±$3,833
Median Rent $526 ±$42
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 34.84% ± 15.73pp
Total Population 1,296

Population and Household Demographics

Greenwich is a city in Huron County, Ohio with a population of 1,296. There are 559 households in the city with an average household size of 2.29 persons. 27.73% of households in Greenwich are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Greenwich

The median gross income for households in Greenwich is $38,393 a year, or $3,199 a month. The median rent for the city is $526 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Greenwich, a household making less than $1,753 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 34.84% of households who rent are overburdened in Greenwich.

Area Median Income In Greenwich

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 Greenwich, the AMI is calculated from all households within Huron County.

In Greenwich, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $62,500

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 Greenwich

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 Greenwich

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