Affordable Housing In Lucas County
151 Low Income Apartment Communities In Lucas County
Housing Authorities that serve Lucas County
|Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Lucas County, Ohio
There are 151 low income housing apartment communities offering 12,115 affordable apartments for rent in Lucas County, Ohio.
Income Based Apartments in Lucas County, Ohio
Lucas County features 7,667 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 Lucas County, Ohio
There are 4,275 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lucas County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Lucas County, Ohio
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Lucas County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Lucas County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lucas County, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $690 and $844.
2020 Lucas 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||$505||$592||$767||$1,044||$1,150|
|Payment Standard Range||$455 to $556||$533 to $651||$690 to $844||$940 to $1,148||$1,035 to $1,265|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Lucas County, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||151|
|Total Low Income Apartments||12,115|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||7,667|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||39.05%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.27|
|Average Household Size||2.40|
|Median Household Income||$41,777 ±$636|
|Median Rent||$666 ±$8|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||47.63% ± 1.56pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Lucas County is a county in Ohio with a population of 436,261. There are 177,619 households in the county with an average household size of 2.40 persons. 39.05% of households in Lucas County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Lucas County
The median gross income for households in Lucas County is $41,777 a year, or $3,481 a month. The median rent for the county is $666 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lucas County, a household making less than $2,220 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.63% of households who rent are overburdened in Lucas County.
Area Median Income In Lucas 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 Lucas County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $71,900
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 Lucas 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 Lucas County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$15,100||$17,250||$21,720||$26,200||$30,680||$35,160||$39,640||$44,120|
|50% of Median||$25,200||$28,800||$32,400||$35,950||$38,850||$41,750||$44,600||$47,500|
|80% of Median||$40,250||$46,000||$51,750||$57,500||$62,100||$66,700||$71,300||$75,900|
Cities In Lucas County
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|Berkey||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Berkey is the Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority.|
|Curtice||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Curtice is the Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority.|
|Harbor View||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Harbor View is the Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority.|
|Holland||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Holland is the Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority.|
|Maumee||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Maumee is the Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority.|
|Neapolis||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Neapolis is the Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority.|
|Oregon||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oregon is the Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority.|
|Ottawa Hills||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ottawa Hills is the Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority.|
|Sylvania||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sylvania is the Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority.|
|Toledo||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Toledo is the Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority.|
|Waterville||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Waterville is the Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority.|
|Whitehouse||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Whitehouse is the Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority.|