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Affordable Housing In Otway
Scioto County, Ohio

Housing Authorities that serve Otway

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Otway, Ohio

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

Income Based Apartments in Otway, Ohio

Otway 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 Otway, Ohio

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Otway, Ohio

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

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

2020 Otway, 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 $468 $611 $696 $1,004 $1,062
Payment Standard Range $421 to $515 $550 to $672 $626 to $766 $904 to $1,104 $956 to $1,168

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Otway, 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 50%
Average Renter Household Size 2.90
Average Household Size 2.33
Median Household Income $20,714 ±$12,945
Median Rent $721 ±$263
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.1% ± 102.07pp
Total Population 98

Population and Household Demographics

Otway is a city in Scioto County, Ohio with a population of 98. There are 42 households in the city with an average household size of 2.33 persons. 50% of households in Otway are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Otway

The median gross income for households in Otway is $20,714 a year, or $1,726 a month. The median rent for the city is $721 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Otway, a household making less than $2,403 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.1% of households who rent are overburdened in Otway.

Area Median Income In Otway

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

In Otway, 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 Otway

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 Otway

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,700 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $43,000
50% of Median $22,800 $26,050 $29,300 $32,550 $35,200 $37,800 $40,400 $43,000
80% of Median $36,500 $41,700 $46,900 $52,100 $56,300 $60,450 $64,650 $68,800