Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Muskingum County, OH

Discover affordable housing in Muskingum County where there are 30+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Fairway Vista

2858 North Vista Drive, Licking Township, Ohio 43830

Troon Crossing

601 Troon Xing, Zanesville, Ohio 43701

Roseville Commons

184 Cathy Ln, Roseville, Ohio 43777

Evergreen Village

201 Lakeside Dr, New Concord, Ohio 43762

Concord Square Apartments

10 Old Rix Mills Rd, New Concord, Ohio 43762

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502 Market St, Zanesville, Ohio 43701

Muskingum Arc Apartments

440 Park Ave, Zanesville, Ohio 43701

Colony Terrace II

3380 Morris Dr, Zanesville, Ohio 43701

Colony Terrace I

1341 Brandywine Pl, Zanesville, Ohio 43701

Mapleview Terrace

1336 Athena Ln, Zanesville, Ohio 43701

Dresden Towne Apartments

54 W Dave Longaberger Ave, Dresden, Ohio 43821

Westgate Village

15 N Mound St , Frazeysburg, Ohio 43822

Seton Housing Inc ( Zanesville )

516 Sheridan St, Zanesville, Ohio 43701

Falls Manor

3000 Shale Dr, Zanesville, Ohio 43701

Coopermill Manor

407 Pershing Rd, Zanesville, Ohio 43701

Zanesville Historic

62 N 3rd St, Zanesville, Ohio 43701

Zane Trace Village

1600 Adams Ln, Zanesville, Ohio 43701

Clubview Apartments

2430 Vista View DR, Zanesville, Ohio 43830

Falls Manor

3025 Shale Dr, Zanesville, Ohio 43701

Frank Cook Senior Housing

450 Baker St, Zanesville, Ohio 43701

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Muskingum County, Ohio
$9.53 (+136%) more than Ohio minimum wage and $9.28 (+128%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Muskingum County, Ohio?

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, Family Self-Sufficiency programs for Muskingum County, Ohio.

Go to the Ohio Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Muskingum County.

How many renters live in Muskingum County, Ohio?

The County of Muskingum County has 86,113 people living in 35,912 households.

There are 27,509 renters living in 12,337 renter households in this County. Renters make up 31.95 percent of the population living in Muskingum County.

What is the rental market like in Muskingum County, Ohio?

There are an estimated 38,348 housing units in the Muskingum County area. Of these, 11,126 units are rental homes, making up 29 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Muskingum County, Ohio, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Muskingum County?

The rental vacancy rate in Muskingum County is 3 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Muskingum County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Muskingum County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
355 2,688 4,364 2,697 484
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Muskingum County

A large number of apartments in Muskingum County have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Muskingum County are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 40 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 21 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Muskingum County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $678 to $1,225. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $678
One BR $682
Two BR $873
Three BR $1,164
Four BR $1,225
2024 Fair Market Rents in Muskingum County, Ohio

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Muskingum County?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 93 26 percent
One BR 1,535 57 percent
Two BR 2,504 57 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Muskingum County, Ohio

How many affordable rental units are in Muskingum County?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Muskingum County, Ohio including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 906
Public Housing 350
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 805
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly 34
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 174
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Muskingum County, Ohio

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Muskingum County, Ohio

Muskingum County features 1,426 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 450 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 $786 and $960.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.