Affordable Housing In Jackson County

20 Low Income Apartment Communities In Jackson County

Hickory II

211 S David Ave
Jackson, OH
Income Based
1-4 BR

Jackson Family Apartments

43 Powell Dr
Jackson, OH
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Jackson Retirement

143 Powell Dr
Jackson, OH
1 BR

Karen Apartments

200 Morgan St
Oak Hill, OH
1-2 BR

Wellston Pride Manor

4 W Broadway St
Wellston, OH
1-2 BR

Coalton Senior Village

20871 State Route 93
Wellston, OH
Income Based
1 BR

Apple Hill Apartments

15 Orchard Ln
Jackson, OH
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Wellston Villa Apartments

710 N. Pennsylvania
Wellston, OH
1-2 BR

Jackson Run and Holly Hills Apartments

700 Holly Hills Dr
Jackson, OH
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Wellston Manor Apartments

700 W D Street
Wellston, OH

Housing Authorities that serve Jackson County

Housing Authority Programs
Jackson County Metropolitan Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Jackson County, Ohio

There are 20 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,068 affordable apartments for rent in Jackson County, Ohio. Jackson County features 856 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 176 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Jackson County.

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Jackson County, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 20
Total Low Income Apartments 1,068
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 856
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 32.28%
Average Renter Household Size 2.57
Average Household Size 2.50
Median Household Income $39,460 ±$2,782
Median Rent $637 ±$31
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.89% ± 6.58pp
Total Population 32,854

Population and Household Demographics

Jackson County is a County in Ohio with a population of 32,854. There are 12,981 households in the county with an average household size of 2.50 persons. 32.28% of households in Jackson County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Jackson County

The median gross income for households in Jackson County is $39,460 a year, or $3,288 a month. The median rent for the county is $637 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Jackson County, a household making less than $2,123 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.89% of households who rent are overburdened in Jackson County.1

Area Median Income In Jackson 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 Jackson County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $51,500

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 Jackson 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 Jackson County HUD Rental Assistance in Jackson 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 Jackson 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
$519 $531 $699 $918 $1,102

Cities In Jackson County

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City Listings Served By
Jackson 11 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jackson is the Jackson County Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Coalton 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Coalton is the Jackson County Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Oak Hill 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oak Hill is the Jackson County Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Wellston 7 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wellston is the Jackson County Metropolitan Housing Authority.