Affordable Housing In Ottoville
Putnam County, Ohio

Housing Authorities that serve Ottoville

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Ottoville, Ohio

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Ottoville, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Ottoville, Ohio

Ottoville features 0 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 Ottoville, Ohio

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Ottoville, Ohio

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Ottoville, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $626 and $766.

2020 Ottoville, 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
Fair Market Rent $517 $586 $696 $885 $967
Payment Standard Range $465 to $569 $527 to $645 $626 to $766 $797 to $974 $870 to $1,064

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Ottoville, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 15.19%
Average Renter Household Size 1.29
Average Household Size 2.49
Median Household Income $59,500 ±$11,162
Median Rent $593 ±$46
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 23.64% ± 36.13pp
Total Population 900

Population and Household Demographics

Ottoville is a City in Putnam County, Ohio with a population of 900. There are 362 households in the city with an average household size of 2.49 persons. 15.19% of households in Ottoville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Ottoville

The median gross income for households in Ottoville is $59,500 a year, or $4,958 a month. The median rent for the city is $593 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Ottoville, a household making less than $1,977 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 23.64% of households who rent are overburdened in Ottoville.1

Area Median Income In Ottoville

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 Ottoville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Putnam County.

In Ottoville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $76,000

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 Ottoville

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 Ottoville HUD Rental Assistance in Ottoville

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,000 $18,250 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $26,600 $30,400 $34,200 $38,000 $41,050 $44,100 $47,150 $50,200
80% of Median $42,600 $48,650 $54,750 $60,800 $65,700 $70,550 $75,400 $80,300