Affordable Housing In Groveport
Franklin County, Ohio

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Groveport

Groveport Senior Village

5120 Hendron Rd
Groveport, Ohio
Call For Rent
2 BR

Greenfield Place

283 Green St
Groveport, Ohio
Elderly Supportive Housing
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Groveport, Ohio

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 48 affordable apartments for rent in Groveport, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Groveport, Ohio

Groveport features 48 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 Groveport, Ohio

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Groveport, Ohio

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Groveport, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $929 and $1,135.

2022 Groveport, 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
Groveport, Ohio Fair Market Rent $730 $829 $1,032 $1,281 $1,426
Groveport, Ohio Payment Standard Range $657 to $803 $746 to $912 $929 to $1,135 $1,153 to $1,409 $1,283 to $1,569

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Groveport, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 48
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 48
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.24%
Average Renter Household Size 1.84
Average Household Size 2.49
Median Household Income $57,346 ±$5,695
Median Rent $654 ±$64
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.84% ± 14.01pp
Total Population 5,604

Population and Household Demographics

Groveport is a city in Franklin County, Ohio with a population of 5,604. There are 2,250 households in the city with an average household size of 2.49 persons. 27.24% of households in Groveport are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Groveport

The median gross income for households in Groveport is $57,346 a year, or $4,779 a month. The median rent for the city is $654 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Groveport, a household making less than $2,180 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.84% of households who rent are overburdened in Groveport.

Area Median Income In Groveport

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 Groveport, the AMI is calculated from all households within Franklin County.

In Groveport, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $83,800

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 Groveport

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 Groveport

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Groveport AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,650 $20,150 $22,650 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Groveport AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,350 $33,550 $37,750 $41,900 $45,300 $48,650 $52,000 $55,350
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Groveport AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$46,950 $53,650 $60,350 $67,050 $72,450 $77,800 $83,150 $88,550