Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Marion, OH

Discover affordable housing in Marion where there are 17+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Marion Towers II

400 Delaware Ave, Marion, Ohio 43302

bed 1
payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible

Marion Towers I

400 Delaware Avenue, Marion, Ohio 43302

bed 1
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers

Fairview II Apartments

964 Paula Dr, Marion, Ohio 43302

bed 1-3

Chadwick Place

1401 Wellness Dr, Marion, Ohio 43302

payment Subsidized
elderly Senior
accessibility Accessible

Monarch Place Apartments

Lake Blvd, Marion, Ohio 43302

accessibility Accessible

Marion Green Apartments

449 E Fairground St, Marion, Ohio 43302

payment Subsidized

Marion Village

1543 Southland Pkwy, Marion, Ohio 43302

payment Subsidized

Brownstone Terrace

150 Sara Ave, Marion, Ohio 43302

payment Subsidized

Fairview I Apartments

966 Paula Dr, Marion, Ohio 43302

bed 1-3
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible

Patten St

Patten St, Marion, Ohio 43302

bed 3
payment $950/mo.

299 N State St Unit 295

299 N State St, Marion, Ohio 43302

bed 2
payment $740/mo.

Marion Village

343 Barbara Ln, Marion, Ohio 43302

switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
accessibility Accessible

Avalon Lakes Apartments

1848 Zwayer Dr, Marion, Ohio 43302

switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
accessibility Accessible

Harding Centre

267 W Center St, Marion, Ohio 43302

switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
accessibility Accessible

Fox Chase Apartments

364 James Way, Marion, Ohio 43302

switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
accessibility Accessible

Seton Square Marion, Inc

255 Richland Rd, Marion, Ohio 43302

payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible

Marion County

304 James Way, Marion, Ohio 43302

switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Marion, Ohio

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
real_estate_agent Naturally Affordable
Naturally Occuring Affordable Housing - or NOAH - is any housing unit that offers affordable rent without participating in a rent subsidy program.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Marion, Ohio
$18.11/hour
$11.11 (+159%) more than Ohio minimum wage and $10.86 (+150%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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How many renters live in Marion, Ohio?

The City of Marion has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 36.78 percent of the population living in Marion.

What is the rental market like in Marion, Ohio?

There are an estimated housing units in the Marion area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Marion, Ohio, there are 1.04 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Marion?

The rental vacancy rate in Marion is 3 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Marion for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Marion
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
191 1,181 1,741 1,943 380
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Marion

A large number of apartments in Marion have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Marion

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $723 to $1,273. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $723
One BR $728
Two BR $956
Three BR $1,156
Four BR $1,273
2024 Fair Market Rents in Marion, Ohio

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Marion?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 37 19 percent
One BR 945 80 percent
Two BR 1,268 73 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Marion, Ohio

How many affordable rental units are in Marion?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Marion, Ohio including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Marion, Ohio

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Marion, Ohio

Marion features 496 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 Marion, Ohio

There are 549 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Marion.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Marion, Ohio

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Marion landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Marion.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Marion, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $860 and $1,052.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.