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Affordable Housing In Mount Gilead
Morrow County, Ohio

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Mount Gilead

Marissa Manor

South And Delaware Sts
Mount Gilead, Ohio
Elderly Supportive Housing

Morrow Commons

475 W Park Ave
Mount Gilead, Ohio
Elderly Supportive Housing

Chartwell Greene

556 Lee St
Mount Gilead, Ohio

Brookhaven Apartments

466 Lee St
Mount Gilead, Ohio
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Housing Authorities that serve Mount Gilead

Housing Authority Programs
Morrow Metropolitan Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Mount Gilead, Ohio

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 220 affordable apartments for rent in Mount Gilead, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Mount Gilead, Ohio

Mount Gilead features 48 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 Mount Gilead, Ohio

There are 172 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Mount Gilead.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Mount Gilead, Ohio

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Mount Gilead landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Mount Gilead.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Mount Gilead, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $928 and $1,134.

2021 Mount Gilead, 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 $717 $827 $1,031 $1,298 $1,468
Payment Standard Range $645 to $789 $744 to $910 $928 to $1,134 $1,168 to $1,428 $1,321 to $1,615

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Mount Gilead, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 220
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 48
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 38.49%
Average Renter Household Size 2.14
Average Household Size 2.43
Median Household Income $38,023 ±$7,833
Median Rent $574 ±$88
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.85% ± 12.36pp
Total Population 3,624

Population and Household Demographics

Mount Gilead is a city in Morrow County, Ohio with a population of 3,624. There are 1,434 households in the city with an average household size of 2.43 persons. 38.49% of households in Mount Gilead are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Mount Gilead

The median gross income for households in Mount Gilead is $38,023 a year, or $3,169 a month. The median rent for the city is $574 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Mount Gilead, a household making less than $1,913 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.85% of households who rent are overburdened in Mount Gilead.

Area Median Income In Mount Gilead

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 Mount Gilead, the AMI is calculated from all households within Morrow County.

In Mount Gilead, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $84,500

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 Mount Gilead

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 Mount Gilead

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,700 $20,200 $22,750 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $29,500 $33,700 $37,900 $42,100 $45,500 $48,850 $52,250 $55,600
80% of Median $47,150 $53,900 $60,650 $67,350 $72,750 $78,150 $83,550 $88,950