Affordable Housing In Lawrence County
16 Low Income Apartment Communities In Lawrence County
Housing Authorities that serve Lawrence County
|Portsmouth Metropolitan Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Other Housing Authorities located in Lawrence County
|Ironton Metropolitan Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Lawrence County, Ohio
There are 16 low income housing apartment communities offering 922 affordable apartments for rent in Lawrence County, Ohio.
Income Based Apartments in Lawrence County, Ohio
Lawrence County features 564 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 Lawrence County, Ohio
There are 358 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lawrence County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Lawrence County, Ohio
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Lawrence County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Lawrence County.
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Lawrence County, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||16|
|Total Low Income Apartments||922|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||564|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||25.8%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.53|
|Average Household Size||2.60|
|Median Household Income||$42,874 ±$2,372|
|Median Rent||$652 ±$28|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||44.34% ± 4.79pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Lawrence County is a County in Ohio with a population of 61,827. There are 23,548 households in the county with an average household size of 2.60 persons. 25.8% of households in Lawrence County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Lawrence County
The median gross income for households in Lawrence County is $42,874 a year, or $3,573 a month. The median rent for the county is $652 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lawrence County, a household making less than $2,173 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.34% of households who rent are overburdened in Lawrence County.1
Area Median Income In Lawrence 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 Lawrence County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $56,400
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 Lawrence 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 Lawrence County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$12,490||$16,910||$21,330||$25,750||$30,170||$32,750||$35,000||$37,250|
|50% of Median||$19,750||$22,600||$25,400||$28,200||$30,500||$32,750||$35,000||$37,250|
|80% of Median||$31,600||$36,100||$40,600||$45,100||$48,750||$52,350||$55,950||$59,550|
Cities In Lawrence County
Select A City to View its Apartment Communities and Waiting Lists.
|South Point||5||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves South Point is the Portsmouth Metropolitan Housing Authority.|
|Chesapeake||3||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chesapeake is the Portsmouth Metropolitan Housing Authority.|
|Ironton||7||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ironton are the Ironton Metropolitan Housing Authority and Portsmouth Metropolitan Housing Authority.|
|Proctorville||1||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Proctorville is the Portsmouth Metropolitan Housing Authority.|
|Athalia||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Athalia is the Portsmouth Metropolitan Housing Authority.|
|Burlington||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Burlington is the Portsmouth Metropolitan Housing Authority.|
|Hanging Rock||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hanging Rock is the Portsmouth Metropolitan Housing Authority.|
|Coal Grove||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Coal Grove is the Portsmouth Metropolitan Housing Authority.|