Affordable Housing In Mcarthur
Vinton County, Ohio

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Mcarthur

Xena Place

420 S Market St
Mcarthur, Ohio
$584-705
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Vinton Green

640 McArthur Park Dr
Mcarthur, Ohio
Income Based
1-4 BR
Subsidized

Mcarthur Manor

580 N Market St
Mcarthur, Ohio
Subsidized

Vinton Manor Apartments

500 Engle Dr
Mcarthur, Ohio
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Mcarthur

Housing Authority Programs
Vinton Metropolitan Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Mcarthur, Ohio

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 192 affordable apartments for rent in Mcarthur, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Mcarthur, Ohio

Mcarthur features 72 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 Mcarthur, Ohio

There are 120 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Mcarthur.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Mcarthur, Ohio

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

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

2020 Mcarthur, 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 $611 $696 $902 $1,222
Payment Standard Range $465 to $569 $550 to $672 $626 to $766 $812 to $992 $1,100 to $1,344

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Mcarthur, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 192
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 72
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 37.72%
Average Renter Household Size 2.53
Average Household Size 2.61
Median Household Income $38,542 ±$5,514
Median Rent $555 ±$83
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.84% ± 11.62pp
Total Population 1,925

Population and Household Demographics

Mcarthur is a City in Vinton County, Ohio with a population of 1,925. There are 737 households in the city with an average household size of 2.61 persons. 37.72% of households in Mcarthur are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Mcarthur

The median gross income for households in Mcarthur is $38,542 a year, or $3,212 a month. The median rent for the city is $555 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Mcarthur, a household making less than $1,850 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.84% of households who rent are overburdened in Mcarthur.1

Area Median Income In Mcarthur

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 Mcarthur, the AMI is calculated from all households within Vinton County.

In Mcarthur, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $54,200

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 Mcarthur

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 Mcarthur

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