Northwood, Ohio Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 10 income based apartments in Northwood where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 256 affordable apartments in Northwood that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Northwood, Ohio

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Northwood. Go to the Ohio Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Northwood.

Carpenter Flats

4031 Montgomery Rd
Northwood, Ohio
Call For Rent
Studio-1 BR
Affordable

East Pointe Apartments

3617 Lakepointe Dr
Northwood, Ohio
Affordable

Schleicher Homes Aka Lutheran Home of Mercy

3013 E Plaza Blvd
Northwood, Ohio
Rent Assisted
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing
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Affordable Housing Near Northwood

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City Apartments
Bowling Green, OH Affordable Housing programs support 11 apartment communities in Bowling Green.
Perrysburg, OH Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Perrysburg.
North Baltimore, OH Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in North Baltimore.
Rossford, OH Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Rossford.
Walbridge, OH Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Walbridge.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Northwood, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Bowling Green Housing Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)
Go to the Ohio Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Northwood.

Northwood, Ohio Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Northwood, Ohio

Northwood features 10 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 Northwood, Ohio

There are 256 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Northwood.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Northwood, Ohio

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Northwood landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Northwood.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Northwood, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $815 and $997.

2023 Northwood, 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
Northwood, Ohio Fair Market Rent $637 $698 $906 $1,218 $1,310
Northwood, Ohio Payment Standard Range $573 to $701 $628 to $768 $815 to $997 $1,096 to $1,340 $1,179 to $1,441

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Northwood, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 266
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 10
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 18.28%
Average Renter Household Size 2.44
Average Household Size 2.32
Median Household Income $53,690 ±$7,886
Median Rent $788 ±$41
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 24.11% ± 20.38pp
Total Population 5,316

Population and Household Demographics

Northwood is a city in Wood County, Ohio with a population of 5,316. There are 2,292 households in the city with an average household size of 2.32 persons. 18.28% of households in Northwood are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Northwood

The median gross income for households in Northwood is $53,690 a year, or $4,474 a month. The median rent for the city is $788 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Northwood, a household making less than $2,627 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 24.11% of households who rent are overburdened in Northwood.

Area Median Income In Northwood

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 Northwood, the AMI is calculated from all households within Wood County.

In Northwood, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $77,800

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 Northwood

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 Northwood

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Northwood AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,350 $18,700 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Northwood AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$27,250 $31,150 $35,050 $38,900 $42,050 $45,150 $48,250 $51,350
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Northwood AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$43,600 $49,800 $56,050 $62,250 $67,250 $72,250 $77,200 $82,200