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Affordable Housing In Manchester
Adams County, Ohio

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Manchester

Fawn Haven Apartments

507 W 6th St
Manchester, Ohio
$410
1 BR
62+

Island View Apartments

302 Cemetery St
Manchester, Ohio
Subsidized

Adams Apartments

900 Cemetery St
Manchester, Ohio
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Housing Authorities that serve Manchester

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Manchester, Ohio

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 114 affordable apartments for rent in Manchester, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Manchester, Ohio

Manchester features 86 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 Manchester, Ohio

There are 28 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Manchester.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Manchester, Ohio

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Manchester landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Manchester.

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

2020 Manchester, 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 $564 $567 $696 $881 $943
Payment Standard Range $508 to $620 $510 to $624 $626 to $766 $793 to $969 $849 to $1,037

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Manchester, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 114
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 86
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 44.54%
Average Renter Household Size 2.74
Average Household Size 2.64
Median Household Income $28,779 ±$4,658
Median Rent $522 ±$85
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 56.82% ± 13.37pp
Total Population 2,129

Population and Household Demographics

Manchester is a city in Adams County, Ohio with a population of 2,129. There are 806 households in the city with an average household size of 2.64 persons. 44.54% of households in Manchester are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Manchester

The median gross income for households in Manchester is $28,779 a year, or $2,398 a month. The median rent for the city is $522 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Manchester, a household making less than $1,740 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 56.82% of households who rent are overburdened in Manchester.

Area Median Income In Manchester

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 Manchester, the AMI is calculated from all households within Adams County.

In Manchester, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $47,500

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 Manchester

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 Manchester

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