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Affordable Housing In Morgan County

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Morgan County

Clover Ridge

525 Pine Bark Ln
Mcconnelsville, Ohio
1-2 BR

Pheasant Ridge

649 Pine Bark Ln
Mcconnelsville, Ohio
1-3 BR

Mcconnel Manor

43 N 9th St
Mcconnelsville, Ohio

Ridgeview Village Apartments

4512 N State Route 376 NW
Mcconnelsville, Ohio

Windsor Village

1208 Main Street
Stockport, Ohio
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Housing Authorities that serve Morgan County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Morgan County, Ohio

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 184 affordable apartments for rent in Morgan County, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Morgan County, Ohio

Morgan County features 136 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 Morgan County, Ohio

There are 48 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Morgan County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Morgan County, Ohio

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

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

2021 Morgan 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 $548 $644 $734 $913 $1,029
Payment Standard Range $493 to $603 $580 to $708 $661 to $807 $822 to $1,004 $926 to $1,132

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Morgan County, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 184
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 136
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 22.96%
Average Renter Household Size 2.27
Average Household Size 2.41
Median Household Income $37,067 ±$2,701
Median Rent $549 ±$26
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.63% ± 6.57pp
Total Population 14,913

Population and Household Demographics

Morgan County is a county in Ohio with a population of 14,913. There are 6,120 households in the county with an average household size of 2.41 persons. 22.96% of households in Morgan County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Morgan County

The median gross income for households in Morgan County is $37,067 a year, or $3,089 a month. The median rent for the county is $549 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Morgan County, a household making less than $1,830 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.63% of households who rent are overburdened in Morgan County.

Area Median Income In Morgan 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 Morgan County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $50,100

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 Morgan 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 Morgan 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 Morgan County

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City Served By
Chesterhill The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chesterhill is the Morgan Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Malta The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Malta is the Morgan Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Mcconnelsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mcconnelsville is the Morgan Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Stockport The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Stockport is the Morgan Metropolitan Housing Authority.