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Affordable Housing In Jefferson County
Ohio

21 Low Income Apartment Communities In Jefferson County

Whispering Hills

901 Bank St
Toronto, Ohio
$505-751
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Rivers Landing

909 2nd St
Brilliant, Ohio
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Riverside Manor Apartments

524 N 5th St
Toronto, Ohio
Subsidized

Cathedral Apartments

416 S 5th St
Steubenville, Ohio
Homeless Supportive Housing

Heritage Place

801 Market St
Steubenville, Ohio
Subsidized

Fort Steuben Apartments

180 N 4th St
Steubenville, Ohio
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Indian Village Apartments

125 Ravine St
Mingo Junction, Ohio
Subsidized

Ridgewood Place Apartments

601 Two Ridge Rd
Wintersville, Ohio
Subsidized

Troy Manor

605 Troy Dr
Steubenville, Ohio

Earl F Rodgers Plaza

423 S 5th St
Steubenville, Ohio

Housing Authorities that serve Jefferson County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Jefferson County, Ohio

There are 21 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,872 affordable apartments for rent in Jefferson County, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Jefferson County, Ohio

Jefferson County features 1,232 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 Jefferson County, Ohio

There are 640 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Jefferson County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Jefferson County, Ohio

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Jefferson County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Jefferson County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Jefferson County, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $626 and $766.

2020 Jefferson 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 $453 $550 $696 $896 $962
Payment Standard Range $408 to $498 $495 to $605 $626 to $766 $806 to $986 $866 to $1,058

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Jefferson County, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 21
Total Low Income Apartments 1,872
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,232
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.19%
Average Renter Household Size 2.23
Average Household Size 2.35
Median Household Income $41,942 ±$1,105
Median Rent $594 ±$23
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.54% ± 3.28pp
Total Population 68,053

Population and Household Demographics

Jefferson County is a county in Ohio with a population of 68,053. There are 27,958 households in the county with an average household size of 2.35 persons. 29.19% of households in Jefferson County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Jefferson County

The median gross income for households in Jefferson County is $41,942 a year, or $3,495 a month. The median rent for the county is $594 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Jefferson County, a household making less than $1,980 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.54% of households who rent are overburdened in Jefferson County.

Area Median Income In Jefferson 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 Jefferson County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $62,400

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 Jefferson 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 Jefferson 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 Jefferson County

Select A City to View its Apartment Communities and Waiting Lists.

City Served By
Amsterdam The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Amsterdam is the Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Bergholz The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bergholz is the Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Bloomingdale The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bloomingdale is the Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Brilliant The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brilliant is the Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Dillonvale The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dillonvale is the Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Empire The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Empire is the Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Irondale The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Irondale is the Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Mingo Junction The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mingo Junction is the Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Mount Pleasant The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mount Pleasant is the Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority.
New Alexandria The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Alexandria is the Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Pottery Addition The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pottery Addition is the Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Rayland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rayland is the Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Richmond The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Richmond is the Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Smithfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Smithfield is the Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Steubenville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Steubenville is the Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Stratton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Stratton is the Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Tiltonsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tiltonsville is the Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Toronto The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Toronto is the Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Wintersville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wintersville is the Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority.