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Affordable Housing In Meigs County

9 Low Income Apartment Communities In Meigs County

Waters Edge Of Syracuse

2070 State Route 124
Racine, Ohio
Call For Rent
1 BR

Colonial Park

300 Mulberry Ave
Pomeroy, Ohio
2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Cross Point

1100 Powell Street #205
Middleport, Ohio
Call For Rent
1 BR

Pomeroy Cliffs

245 Union Ave
Pomeroy, Ohio

The Maples

100 E Memorial Dr
Pomeroy, Ohio
Elderly Supportive Housing

River Heights

47466 Township Road 100
Racine, Ohio
Elderly Supportive Housing

Village Manor

55 S 3rd Ave
Middleport, Ohio

Riverside Apartments

271 N Front Ave
Middleport, Ohio

Elmwood Terrace

613 Elm St
Racine, Ohio
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Housing Authorities that serve Meigs County

Housing Authority Programs
Meigs Metropolitan Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Family Self-Sufficiency; Homeownership

Guide To Affordable Housing in Meigs County, Ohio

There are 9 low income housing apartment communities offering 330 affordable apartments for rent in Meigs County, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Meigs County, Ohio

Meigs County features 214 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 Meigs County, Ohio

There are 116 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Meigs County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Meigs County, Ohio

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

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

2020 Meigs 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
Fair Market Rent $453 $611 $696 $867 $1,151
Payment Standard Range $408 to $498 $550 to $672 $626 to $766 $780 to $954 $1,036 to $1,266

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Meigs County, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 9
Total Low Income Apartments 330
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 214
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 21.51%
Average Renter Household Size 2.29
Average Household Size 2.49
Median Household Income $37,813 ±$2,108
Median Rent $541 ±$28
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 40.35% ± 5.78pp
Total Population 23,473

Population and Household Demographics

Meigs County is a county in Ohio with a population of 23,473. There are 9,322 households in the county with an average household size of 2.49 persons. 21.51% of households in Meigs County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Meigs County

The median gross income for households in Meigs County is $37,813 a year, or $3,151 a month. The median rent for the county is $541 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Meigs County, a household making less than $1,803 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 40.35% of households who rent are overburdened in Meigs County.

Area Median Income In Meigs 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 Meigs County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $55,000

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 Meigs 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 Meigs County

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

Cities In Meigs County

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City Served By
Middleport The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Middleport is the Meigs Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Pomeroy The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pomeroy is the Meigs Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Racine The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Racine is the Meigs Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Tuppers Plains