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Affordable Housing In Minford
Scioto County, Ohio

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Minford

Joshua Landing

338 High St
Minford, Ohio
$537
1 BR
Subsidized
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Housing Authorities that serve Minford

Housing Authority Programs
Portsmouth Metropolitan Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Minford, Ohio

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 80 affordable apartments for rent in Minford, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Minford, Ohio

Minford features 40 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 Minford, Ohio

There are 40 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Minford.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Minford, Ohio

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Minford, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $661 and $807.

2021 Minford, 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 $530 $644 $734 $1,050 $1,148
Payment Standard Range $477 to $583 $580 to $708 $661 to $807 $945 to $1,155 $1,033 to $1,263

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Minford, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 80
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 40
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.25%
Average Renter Household Size 2.16
Average Household Size 1.92
Median Household Income $0 ±$0
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 23.6% ± 28.8pp
Total Population 676

Population and Household Demographics

Minford is a city in Scioto County, Ohio with a population of 676. There are 315 households in the city with an average household size of 1.92 persons. 28.25% of households in Minford are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Minford

The median gross income for households in Minford is $0 a year, or $0 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Minford, a household making less than $0 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 23.6% of households who rent are overburdened in Minford.

Area Median Income In Minford

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 Minford, the AMI is calculated from all households within Scioto County.

In Minford, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $59,300

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 Minford

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 Minford

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