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Affordable Housing In Hancock County
Ohio


Waiting List Openings In Hancock County

Waiting ListStatus
Hancock Metropolitan Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Open Soon
Hancock Metropolitan Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Open Now

25 Low Income Apartment Communities In Hancock County

Findlay Green

742 Longmeadow Ln
Findlay, Ohio
Income Based
2-3 BR
Subsidized

Christla Gale Apartments

613 Scott Street
Mccomb, Ohio
$409-455
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Senior Homes of Findlay

11815 Township Road 145
Findlay, Ohio
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
55+

Good Samaritan Manor

200 Powell Dr
Arlington, Ohio
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Melrose Village

2201 Jennifer Ln
Findlay, Ohio
Subsidized

Findlay Commons

1901 Kirkwood Ct
Findlay, Ohio
Subsidized

Findlay Senior Towers

806 Bright Rd
Findlay, Ohio
Subsidized

Fostoria Green

1067 Carrie Ln
Fostoria, Ohio
Subsidized

Good Shepherd Housing

720 Chesapeake Ct
Fostoria, Ohio
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Eco Village

1200 Peeler Dr
Fostoria, Ohio
Subsidized

Housing Authorities that serve Hancock County

Housing Authority Programs
Hancock Metropolitan Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Family Self-Sufficiency

Guide To Affordable Housing in Hancock County, Ohio

There are 25 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,632 affordable apartments for rent in Hancock County, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Hancock County, Ohio

Hancock County features 980 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 Hancock County, Ohio

There are 652 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Hancock County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Hancock County, Ohio

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Hancock County, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $721 and $881.

2021 Hancock 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
Fair Market Rent $624 $625 $801 $1,063 $1,387
Payment Standard Range $562 to $686 $563 to $688 $721 to $881 $957 to $1,169 $1,248 to $1,526

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Hancock County, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 25
Total Low Income Apartments 1,632
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 980
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.38%
Average Renter Household Size 2.19
Average Household Size 2.37
Median Household Income $50,895 ±$1,503
Median Rent $679 ±$27
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.84% ± 4.06pp
Total Population 75,428

Population and Household Demographics

Hancock County is a county in Ohio with a population of 75,428. There are 31,083 households in the county with an average household size of 2.37 persons. 29.38% of households in Hancock County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Hancock County

The median gross income for households in Hancock County is $50,895 a year, or $4,241 a month. The median rent for the county is $679 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Hancock County, a household making less than $2,263 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.84% of households who rent are overburdened in Hancock County.

Area Median Income In Hancock 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 Hancock County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $74,600

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 Hancock 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 Hancock County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,700 $17,950 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $26,150 $29,850 $33,600 $37,300 $40,300 $43,300 $46,300 $49,250
80% of Median $41,800 $47,800 $53,750 $59,700 $64,500 $69,300 $74,050 $78,850

Cities In Hancock County

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City Served By
Arcadia The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Arcadia is the Hancock Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Arlington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Arlington is the Hancock Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Benton Ridge The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Benton Ridge is the Hancock Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Findlay The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Findlay is the Hancock Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Fostoria The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fostoria is the Hancock Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Jenera The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jenera is the Hancock Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Mccomb The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mccomb is the Hancock Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Mount Blanchard The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mount Blanchard is the Hancock Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Mount Cory The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mount Cory is the Hancock Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Rawson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rawson is the Hancock Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Van Buren The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Van Buren is the Hancock Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Vanlue The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Vanlue is the Hancock Metropolitan Housing Authority.