Affordable Housing In Middle Point
Van Wert County, Ohio

Guide To Affordable Housing in Middle Point, Ohio

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Middle Point, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Middle Point, Ohio

Middle Point features 0 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 Middle Point, Ohio

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Middle Point, Ohio

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Middle Point, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $628 and $768.

2020 Middle Point, 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 $518 $530 $698 $942 $946
Payment Standard Range $466 to $570 $477 to $583 $628 to $768 $848 to $1,036 $851 to $1,041

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Middle Point, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 17.48%
Average Renter Household Size 2.86
Average Household Size 2.59
Median Household Income $42,500 ±$13,009
Median Rent $688 ±$285
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 22.22% ± 40.45pp
Total Population 534

Population and Household Demographics

Middle Point is a City in Van Wert County, Ohio with a population of 534. There are 206 households in the city with an average household size of 2.59 persons. 17.48% of households in Middle Point are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Middle Point

The median gross income for households in Middle Point is $42,500 a year, or $3,542 a month. The median rent for the city is $688 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Middle Point, a household making less than $2,293 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 22.22% of households who rent are overburdened in Middle Point.1

Area Median Income In Middle Point

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 Middle Point, the AMI is calculated from all households within Van Wert County.

In Middle Point, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $64,200

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 Middle Point

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 Middle Point

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