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Affordable Housing In Hamler
Henry County, Ohio

Housing Authorities that serve Hamler

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Hamler, Ohio

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

Income Based Apartments in Hamler, Ohio

Hamler 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 Hamler, Ohio

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Hamler, Ohio

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

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

2020 Hamler, 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 $517 $611 $696 $987 $991
Payment Standard Range $465 to $569 $550 to $672 $626 to $766 $888 to $1,086 $892 to $1,090

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Hamler, 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 22.71%
Average Renter Household Size 3.18
Average Household Size 2.73
Median Household Income $49,821 ±$9,924
Median Rent $538 ±$232
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 35.48% ± 36.14pp
Total Population 745

Population and Household Demographics

Hamler is a city in Henry County, Ohio with a population of 745. There are 273 households in the city with an average household size of 2.73 persons. 22.71% of households in Hamler are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Hamler

The median gross income for households in Hamler is $49,821 a year, or $4,152 a month. The median rent for the city is $538 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Hamler, a household making less than $1,793 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 35.48% of households who rent are overburdened in Hamler.

Area Median Income In Hamler

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 Hamler, the AMI is calculated from all households within Henry County.

In Hamler, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $73,200

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 Hamler

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 Hamler

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,400 $17,600 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $25,650 $29,300 $32,950 $36,600 $39,550 $42,500 $45,400 $48,350
80% of Median $41,000 $46,850 $52,700 $58,550 $63,250 $67,950 $72,650 $77,300