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Affordable Housing In Ottawa County
Ohio

9 Low Income Apartment Communities In Ottawa County

Perry's Glen Apartments

1195 W Fremont Rd
Port Clinton, Ohio
Income Based
2-4 BR
Subsidized

Lakeview Estates

205 Buckeye Blvd
Port Clinton, Ohio
Subsidized

Rose Acre Manor

400 W 3rd St
Port Clinton, Ohio
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Port Clinton Pointe

1265 W Fremont Rd
Port Clinton, Ohio
Accepts Vouchers

Lutheran Housing 12

234 Finke Rd
Oak Harbor, Ohio
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Covenant Harbor II

Finke Rd
Oak Harbor, Ohio
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Mercy Outreach Ministries IIi

9129 W State Route 163
Oak Harbor, Ohio
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Marblehead Commons

261 S Bridge Rd
Lakeside, Ohio
Accepts Vouchers

Port Clinton Senior Apartments

500 NW Catawba Rd
Port Clinton, Ohio
Accepts Vouchers
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Ottawa County, Ohio

There are 9 low income housing apartment communities offering 453 affordable apartments for rent in Ottawa County, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Ottawa County, Ohio

Ottawa County features 225 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 Ottawa County, Ohio

There are 228 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Ottawa County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Ottawa County, Ohio

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Ottawa County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Ottawa County.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Ottawa County, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 9
Total Low Income Apartments 453
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 225
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 20.53%
Average Renter Household Size 2.30
Average Household Size 2.33
Median Household Income $53,914 ±$2,059
Median Rent $696 ±$30
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.08% ± 5.49pp
Total Population 41,162

Population and Household Demographics

Ottawa County is a County in Ohio with a population of 41,162. There are 17,334 households in the county with an average household size of 2.33 persons. 20.53% of households in Ottawa County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Ottawa County

The median gross income for households in Ottawa County is $53,914 a year, or $4,493 a month. The median rent for the county is $696 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Ottawa County, a household making less than $2,320 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.08% of households who rent are overburdened in Ottawa County.1

Area Median Income In Ottawa 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 Ottawa County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $70,900

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 Ottawa 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 Ottawa County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,900 $17,000 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $24,850 $28,400 $31,950 $35,450 $38,300 $41,150 $44,000 $46,800
80% of Median $39,700 $45,400 $51,050 $56,700 $61,250 $65,800 $70,350 $74,850

Cities In Ottawa County

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City Listings Served By
Port Clinton 5
Oak Harbor 3
Clay Center 0
Elmore 0
Genoa 0
Lakeside 1
Marblehead 0
Rocky Ridge 0
Williston 0
Put in Bay 0
Put-in-Bay 0