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Affordable Housing In Perry County
Ohio

19 Low Income Apartment Communities In Perry County

Alexander Yard Apartments

625 Center St
New Lexington, Ohio
$570
2 BR

Somerset Senior Village

101 Max Emmert Dr
Somerset, Ohio
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized
62+

Junction City Apartments

301 Walnut St
Junction City, Ohio
$593-645
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Valerie Apartments

520 Fowlers Ln
New Lexington, Ohio
$403-468
1-2 BR

Taylor Place

210 Taylor St
Crooksville, Ohio
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized

Thornville Manor Apartments

60 Grandview Dr
Thornville, Ohio
Subsidized

Reading Commons

210 Reading St
New Lexington, Ohio

New Lexington Village

400 Lincoln Park Dr
New Lexington, Ohio
Subsidized

Shawnee Square

6890 Lincoln Park Dr
New Lexington, Ohio
Subsidized

Arethusa Springs Apartments

530 1st St
New Lexington, Ohio
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Housing Authorities that serve Perry County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Perry County, Ohio

There are 19 low income housing apartment communities offering 680 affordable apartments for rent in Perry County, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Perry County, Ohio

Perry County features 375 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 Perry County, Ohio

There are 305 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Perry County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Perry County, Ohio

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Perry County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Perry County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Perry County, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $656 and $802.

2020 Perry County, 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 $498 $554 $729 $916 $1,109
Payment Standard Range $448 to $548 $499 to $609 $656 to $802 $824 to $1,008 $998 to $1,220

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Perry County, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 19
Total Low Income Apartments 680
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 375
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.76%
Average Renter Household Size 2.43
Average Household Size 2.59
Median Household Income $42,017 ±$1,589
Median Rent $588 ±$30
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 40.79% ± 5.06pp
Total Population 36,025

Population and Household Demographics

Perry County is a county in Ohio with a population of 36,025. There are 13,780 households in the county with an average household size of 2.59 persons. 26.76% of households in Perry County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Perry County

The median gross income for households in Perry County is $42,017 a year, or $3,501 a month. The median rent for the county is $588 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Perry County, a household making less than $1,960 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 40.79% of households who rent are overburdened in Perry County.

Area Median Income In Perry 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 Perry County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $56,600

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 Perry 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 Perry County

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

Cities In Perry County

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City Served By
Corning The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Corning is the Perry County Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Crooksville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Crooksville is the Perry County Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Glenford The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Glenford is the Perry County Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Hemlock The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hemlock is the Perry County Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Junction City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Junction City is the Perry County Metropolitan Housing Authority.
New Lexington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Lexington is the Perry County Metropolitan Housing Authority.
New Straitsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Straitsville is the Perry County Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Rendville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rendville is the Perry County Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Shawnee The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Shawnee is the Perry County Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Somerset The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Somerset is the Perry County Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Thornport The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Thornport is the Perry County Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Thornville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Thornville is the Perry County Metropolitan Housing Authority.