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Affordable Housing In Howard
Knox County, Ohio

Housing Authorities that serve Howard

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Howard, Ohio

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

Income Based Apartments in Howard, Ohio

Howard 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 Howard, Ohio

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Howard, Ohio

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Howard, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $636 and $778.

2020 Howard, 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 $564 $566 $707 $938 $984
Payment Standard Range $508 to $620 $509 to $623 $636 to $778 $844 to $1,032 $886 to $1,082

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Howard, 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 50.91%
Average Renter Household Size 2.27
Average Household Size 2.16
Median Household Income $31,585 ±$7,863
Median Rent $676 ±$460
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 51.79% ± 51.38pp
Total Population 238

Population and Household Demographics

Howard is a city in Knox County, Ohio with a population of 238. There are 110 households in the city with an average household size of 2.16 persons. 50.91% of households in Howard are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Howard

The median gross income for households in Howard is $31,585 a year, or $2,632 a month. The median rent for the city is $676 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Howard, a household making less than $2,253 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 51.79% of households who rent are overburdened in Howard.

Area Median Income In Howard

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 Howard, the AMI is calculated from all households within Knox County.

In Howard, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,500

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 Howard

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 Howard

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,800 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $43,250
50% of Median $22,950 $26,200 $29,500 $32,750 $35,400 $38,000 $40,650 $43,250
80% of Median $36,700 $41,950 $47,200 $52,400 $56,600 $60,800 $65,000 $69,200