Affordable Housing In Highland County

21 Low Income Apartment Communities In Highland County

Golden Manor

415 N East St
Hillsboro, OH
Income Based
1 BR

Cedar Woods

312 Cedar Woods Dr
Hillsboro, OH
1-4 BR

Treewood Apartments

807 Treewood Drive
Hillsboro, OH
1-2 BR

Hi - Land Terrace

737 N West St
Hillsboro, OH
Income Based
1 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Highland Heights Apartments

271 Harry Sauner Rd
Hillsboro, OH
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Pants Factory Apartments

135 N West St
Hillsboro, OH
Call For Rent
3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Quail Run Senior

1201 N West St
Hillsboro, OH
Call For Rent
2 BR

The Colony Apartments

101 Janice St
Greenfield, OH

Chautauqua Park

1000 S 5th St
Greenfield, OH

Greenhills Village

1199 Greenhills Dr
Greenfield, OH

Housing Authorities that serve Highland County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Highland County, Ohio

There are 21 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,328 affordable apartments for rent in Highland County, Ohio. Highland County features 991 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 337 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Highland County.

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Highland County, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 21
Total Low Income Apartments 1,328
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 991
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.41%
Average Renter Household Size 2.59
Average Household Size 2.55
Median Household Income $39,858 ±$2,007
Median Rent $643 ±$29
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.4% ± 5.5pp
Total Population 43,170

Population and Household Demographics

Highland County is a County in Ohio with a population of 43,170. There are 16,696 households in the county with an average household size of 2.55 persons. 29.41% of households in Highland County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Highland County

The median gross income for households in Highland County is $39,858 a year, or $3,322 a month. The median rent for the county is $643 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Highland County, a household making less than $2,143 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.4% of households who rent are overburdened in Highland County.1

Area Median Income In Highland 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 Highland County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $53,900

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 Highland 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 Highland County HUD Rental Assistance in Highland County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,750 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,200
50% of Median $22,900 $26,200 $29,450 $32,700 $35,350 $37,950 $40,550 $43,200
80% of Median $36,650 $41,850 $47,100 $52,300 $56,500 $60,700 $64,900 $69,050
Fair Market Rents in Highland County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$517 $568 $696 $967 $1,052

Cities In Highland County

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City Listings Served By
Hillsboro 12 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hillsboro is the Highland Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Greenfield 7 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Greenfield is the Highland Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Leesburg 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Leesburg is the Highland Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Highland 0
Highland Holiday 0
Mowrystown 0
Rocky Fork Point 0
Sinking Spring 0
Buford 0