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Affordable Housing In Matamoras
Washington County, Ohio

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Matamoras

River Park Manor, Ltd

101 Evans St
Matamoras, Ohio

Parkway Townhouses

1308 Williamson Ave
Matamoras, Ohio
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Matamoras, Ohio

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 92 affordable apartments for rent in Matamoras, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Matamoras, Ohio

Matamoras features 92 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 Matamoras, Ohio

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Matamoras.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Matamoras, Ohio

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Matamoras landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Matamoras.

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

2020 Matamoras, 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 $517 $540 $696 $868 $1,022
Payment Standard Range $465 to $569 $486 to $594 $626 to $766 $781 to $955 $920 to $1,124

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Matamoras, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 92
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 92
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 43.99%
Average Renter Household Size 2.41
Average Household Size 2.22
Median Household Income $33,859 ±$7,796
Median Rent $422 ±$132
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 31.98% ± 17.94pp
Total Population 867

Population and Household Demographics

Matamoras is a city in Washington County, Ohio with a population of 867. There are 391 households in the city with an average household size of 2.22 persons. 43.99% of households in Matamoras are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Matamoras

The median gross income for households in Matamoras is $33,859 a year, or $2,822 a month. The median rent for the city is $422 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Matamoras, a household making less than $1,407 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 31.98% of households who rent are overburdened in Matamoras.

Area Median Income In Matamoras

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 Matamoras, the AMI is calculated from all households within Washington County.

In Matamoras, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $61,800

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 Matamoras

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 Matamoras

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,750 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,200
50% of Median $22,900 $26,200 $29,450 $32,700 $35,350 $37,950 $40,550 $43,200
80% of Median $36,650 $41,850 $47,100 $52,300 $56,500 $60,700 $64,900 $69,050