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Affordable Housing In New Boston
Scioto County, Ohio

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In New Boston

Boston Commons

300 Center St
New Boston, Ohio
2-4 BR

Buckeye Towers

3900 Rhodes Avenue
New Boston, Ohio
Call For Rent
1 BR

New Boston Kiwanis Housing Devel.

3727 Rhodes Ave
New Boston, Ohio

Cliffside House

3983 Gallia St
New Boston, Ohio
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Housing Authorities that serve New Boston

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in New Boston, Ohio

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 357 affordable apartments for rent in New Boston, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in New Boston, Ohio

New Boston features 357 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 New Boston, Ohio

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in New Boston, Ohio

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay New Boston landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in New Boston.

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

2021 New Boston, 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
New Boston, Ohio Fair Market Rent $530 $644 $734 $1,050 $1,148
New Boston, Ohio Payment Standard Range $477 to $583 $580 to $708 $661 to $807 $945 to $1,155 $1,033 to $1,263

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

New Boston, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 357
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 357
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 66.46%
Average Renter Household Size 1.99
Average Household Size 2.18
Median Household Income $16,234 ±$1,930
Median Rent $427 ±$42
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 54.76% ± 11.49pp
Total Population 2,125

Population and Household Demographics

New Boston is a city in Scioto County, Ohio with a population of 2,125. There are 948 households in the city with an average household size of 2.18 persons. 66.46% of households in New Boston are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in New Boston

The median gross income for households in New Boston is $16,234 a year, or $1,353 a month. The median rent for the city is $427 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In New Boston, a household making less than $1,423 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 54.76% of households who rent are overburdened in New Boston.

Area Median Income In New Boston

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 New Boston, the AMI is calculated from all households within Scioto County.

In New Boston, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $59,300

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 New Boston

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 New Boston

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the New Boston 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 New Boston 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 New Boston 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