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Affordable Housing In Muskingum County
Ohio


Waiting List Openings In Muskingum County

Waiting ListStatus
Zanesville Metropolitan Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Open Soon

30 Low Income Apartment Communities In Muskingum County

Troon Crossing

601 Troon Xing
Zanesville, Ohio
$382-721
2-4 BR

Dresden Towne Apartments

54 W Dave Longaberger Ave
Dresden, Ohio
$492-596
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Fairway Vista

2858 North Vista Drive
Licking Township, Ohio
$639-931
2-4 BR

Westgate Village

15 N Mound St
Frazeysburg, Ohio
Income Based
1 BR
62+

Mapleview Terrace

1336 Athena Ln
Zanesville, Ohio
Subsidized

Colony Terrace II

3380 Morris Dr
Zanesville, Ohio
Subsidized

Colony Terrace I

1341 Brandywine Pl
Zanesville, Ohio
Subsidized

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502 Market St
Zanesville, Ohio
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Muskingum Arc Apartments

440 Park Ave
Zanesville, Ohio
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Zane Trace Village

1600 Adams Ln
Zanesville, Ohio
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Housing Authorities that serve Muskingum County

Housing Authority Programs
Zanesville Metropolitan Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency

Guide To Affordable Housing in Muskingum County, Ohio

There are 30 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,363 affordable apartments for rent in Muskingum County, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Muskingum County, Ohio

Muskingum County features 1,911 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 Muskingum County, Ohio

There are 452 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Muskingum County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Muskingum County, Ohio

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Muskingum County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Muskingum County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Muskingum County, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $679 and $829.

2021 Muskingum 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
Muskingum County, Ohio Fair Market Rent $576 $579 $754 $938 $1,099
Muskingum County, Ohio Payment Standard Range $518 to $634 $521 to $637 $679 to $829 $844 to $1,032 $989 to $1,209

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Muskingum County, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 30
Total Low Income Apartments 2,363
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,911
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.16%
Average Renter Household Size 2.33
Average Household Size 2.45
Median Household Income $41,130 ±$1,241
Median Rent $641 ±$19
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.61% ± 3.43pp
Total Population 86,016

Population and Household Demographics

Muskingum County is a county in Ohio with a population of 86,016. There are 34,261 households in the county with an average household size of 2.45 persons. 33.16% of households in Muskingum County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Muskingum County

The median gross income for households in Muskingum County is $41,130 a year, or $3,428 a month. The median rent for the county is $641 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Muskingum County, a household making less than $2,137 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.61% of households who rent are overburdened in Muskingum County.

Area Median Income In Muskingum 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 Muskingum County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $62,200

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 Muskingum 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 Muskingum County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Muskingum County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,700 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $43,000
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Muskingum County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,800 $26,050 $29,300 $32,550 $35,200 $37,800 $40,400 $43,000
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Muskingum County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$36,500 $41,700 $46,900 $52,100 $56,300 $60,450 $64,650 $68,800

Cities In Muskingum County

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City Served By
Adamsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Adamsville is the Zanesville Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Dresden The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dresden is the Zanesville Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Duncan Falls The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Duncan Falls is the Zanesville Metropolitan Housing Authority.
East Fultonham The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East Fultonham is the Zanesville Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Frazeysburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Frazeysburg is the Zanesville Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Fultonham The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fultonham is the Zanesville Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Licking Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Licking Township is the Zanesville Metropolitan Housing Authority.
New Concord The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Concord is the Zanesville Metropolitan Housing Authority.
North Zanesville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Zanesville is the Zanesville Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Norwich The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Norwich is the Zanesville Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Philo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Philo is the Zanesville Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Pleasant Grove The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pleasant Grove is the Zanesville Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Roseville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Roseville is the Zanesville Metropolitan Housing Authority.
South Zanesville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves South Zanesville is the Zanesville Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Trinway The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Trinway is the Zanesville Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Zanesville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Zanesville is the Zanesville Metropolitan Housing Authority.