Affordable Housing In Montezuma
Mercer County, Ohio

Guide To Affordable Housing in Montezuma, Ohio

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

Income Based Apartments in Montezuma, Ohio

Montezuma 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 Montezuma, Ohio

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Montezuma, Ohio

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

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

2020 Montezuma, 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 $525 $528 $696 $896 $944
Payment Standard Range $473 to $578 $475 to $581 $626 to $766 $806 to $986 $850 to $1,038

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Montezuma, 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 36.17%
Average Renter Household Size 2.41
Average Household Size 2.21
Median Household Income $35,714 ±$10,021
Median Rent $663 ±$88
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 32.35% ± 44.13pp
Total Population 208

Population and Household Demographics

Montezuma is a City in Mercer County, Ohio with a population of 208. There are 94 households in the city with an average household size of 2.21 persons. 36.17% of households in Montezuma are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Montezuma

The median gross income for households in Montezuma is $35,714 a year, or $2,976 a month. The median rent for the city is $663 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Montezuma, a household making less than $2,210 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 32.35% of households who rent are overburdened in Montezuma.1

Area Median Income In Montezuma

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 Montezuma, the AMI is calculated from all households within Mercer County.

In Montezuma, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $73,100

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 Montezuma

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 Montezuma

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,400 $17,600 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $25,600 $29,250 $32,900 $36,550 $39,500 $42,400 $45,350 $48,250
80% of Median $40,950 $46,800 $52,650 $58,500 $63,200 $67,900 $72,550 $77,250