Affordable Housing In Lucas County
Ohio

Waiting List Openings In Lucas County

Lucas County and the City of Toledo, OH Public Housing Waiting List

The Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA) Public Housing waiting list applications for 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5-Bedroom apartments will be accepted from July 26, 2021 at 12:01 am, until July 30, 2021 at 11:59 pm ET.

How to Apply for the Lucas County and the City of Toledo, OH Public Housing Waiting List.

150 Low Income Apartment Communities In Lucas County

The Residenz at Sylvania

3316 Percentum Road
Toledo, Ohio
$513-744
1-2 BR
55+

Whitehouse Square Senior Villas

7001 Park View Ct
Whitehouse, Ohio
$603-744
2 BR
55+

Englewood Senior Housing

2737 Monroe St
Toledo, Ohio
$493-846
2 BR
55+

Briarwood of Toledo

5569 Ryewyck Court
Toledo, Ohio
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Collingwood Green I

800 Division St
Toledo, Ohio
Call For Rent
1-4 BR

Autumn Wood Village

1222 Madison Avenue
Toledo, Ohio
Call For Rent
4 BR

Whitehouse Square Townhomes

10405 Washington St
Whitehouse, Ohio
$816-950
2-4 BR

Byrneport Apartments

909 Byrneport Dr
Toledo, Ohio
Call For Rent
2-4 BR
Subsidized

Dorrell Manor

5836 Southwyck Blvd
Toledo, Ohio
Call For Rent
1 BR
62+

Flory Gardens

3425 Nebraska Ave
Toledo, Ohio
Call For Rent
Studio BR

Housing Authorities that serve Lucas County

Housing Authority Programs
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 150 low income housing apartment communities offering 11,789 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 3,949 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 $714 and $872.

2021 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
Lucas County, Ohio Fair Market Rent $535 $613 $793 $1,077 $1,179
Lucas County, Ohio Payment Standard Range $482 to $589 $552 to $674 $714 to $872 $969 to $1,185 $1,061 to $1,297

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Lucas County, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 150
Total Low Income Apartments 11,789
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
Total Population 436,261

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 $70,400

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 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

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Lucas County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,800 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Lucas County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$24,650 $28,200 $31,700 $35,200 $38,050 $40,850 $43,650 $46,500
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Lucas County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$39,450 $45,050 $50,700 $56,300 $60,850 $65,350 $69,850 $74,350

Cities In Lucas County

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City Served By
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.