Affordable Housing In Lafayette
Allen County, Ohio

Affordable Housing programs support 0 income based apartments in Lafayette where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 0 affordable apartments in Lafayette that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Lafayette, Ohio

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Lafayette. Go to the Ohio Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Lafayette.

Affordable Housing Near Lafayette

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Public Housing Agencies Serving Lafayette, Ohio

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Housing Authority Programs
Allen Metropolitan Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Ohio Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Lafayette.

Lafayette, Ohio Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Lafayette, Ohio

Lafayette 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 Lafayette, Ohio

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lafayette, Ohio

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lafayette, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $769 and $939.

2023 Lafayette, 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
Lafayette, Ohio Fair Market Rent $657 $680 $854 $1,086 $1,246
Lafayette, Ohio Payment Standard Range $591 to $723 $612 to $748 $769 to $939 $977 to $1,195 $1,121 to $1,371

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Lafayette, 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 32.64%
Average Renter Household Size 2.40
Average Household Size 2.68
Median Household Income $41,364 ±$11,096
Median Rent $631 ±$131
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 34.04% ± 24.69pp
Total Population 386

Population and Household Demographics

Lafayette is a city in Allen County, Ohio with a population of 386. There are 144 households in the city with an average household size of 2.68 persons. 32.64% of households in Lafayette are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lafayette

The median gross income for households in Lafayette is $41,364 a year, or $3,447 a month. The median rent for the city is $631 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lafayette, a household making less than $2,103 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 34.04% of households who rent are overburdened in Lafayette.

Area Median Income In Lafayette

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 Lafayette, the AMI is calculated from all households within Allen County.

In Lafayette, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $77,300

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 Lafayette

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 Lafayette

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Lafayette AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,600 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Lafayette AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,950 $29,650 $33,350 $37,050 $40,050 $43,000 $45,950 $48,950
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Lafayette AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$41,550 $47,450 $53,400 $59,300 $64,050 $68,800 $73,550 $78,300