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Affordable Housing In Jackson County

20 Low Income Apartment Communities In Jackson County

Hickory II

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

Jackson Family Apartments

43 Powell Dr
Jackson, Ohio
1-3 BR

Jackson Retirement

143 Powell Dr
Jackson, Ohio
1 BR

Wellston Pride Manor

4 W Broadway St
Wellston, Ohio
1-2 BR

Coalton Senior Village

20871 State Route 93
Wellston, Ohio
Income Based
1 BR

Apple Hill Apartments

15 Orchard Ln
Jackson, Ohio
1-3 BR

Karen Apartments

200 Morgan St
Oak Hill, Ohio
1-2 BR

Wellston Villa Apartments

710 N. Pennsylvania
Wellston, Ohio
1-2 BR

Jackson Run and Holly Hills Apartments

700 Holly Hills Dr
Jackson, Ohio
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

Wellston Manor Apartments

700 W D Street
Wellston, Ohio

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.

Income Based Apartments in Jackson County, Ohio

Jackson County features 856 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 Jackson County, Ohio

There are 176 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Jackson County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Jackson County, Ohio

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Jackson County, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $629 and $769.

2020 Jackson 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 $519 $531 $699 $918 $1,102
Payment Standard Range $467 to $571 $478 to $584 $629 to $769 $826 to $1,010 $992 to $1,212

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.

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 $52,600

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 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 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 $13,700 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $43,000
50% of Median $22,800 $26,050 $29,300 $32,550 $35,200 $37,800 $40,400 $43,000
80% of Median $36,500 $41,700 $46,900 $52,100 $56,300 $60,450 $64,650 $68,800

Cities In Jackson County

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