Affordable Housing In Rossford
Wood County, Ohio

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Rossford

Charles Crest

1202 Schreier Rd
Rossford, Ohio
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
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Housing Authorities that serve Rossford

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)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Rossford, Ohio

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 48 affordable apartments for rent in Rossford, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Rossford, Ohio

Rossford features 48 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 Rossford, Ohio

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Rossford, Ohio

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Rossford, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $690 and $844.

2020 Rossford, 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 $505 $592 $767 $1,044 $1,150
Payment Standard Range $455 to $556 $533 to $651 $690 to $844 $940 to $1,148 $1,035 to $1,265

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Rossford, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 48
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 48
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.73%
Average Renter Household Size 1.79
Average Household Size 2.28
Median Household Income $56,024 ±$7,123
Median Rent $652 ±$75
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 33.5% ± 12.39pp
Total Population 6,458

Population and Household Demographics

Rossford is a City in Wood County, Ohio with a population of 6,458. There are 2,831 households in the city with an average household size of 2.28 persons. 27.73% of households in Rossford are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Rossford

The median gross income for households in Rossford is $56,024 a year, or $4,669 a month. The median rent for the city is $652 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Rossford, a household making less than $2,173 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.5% of households who rent are overburdened in Rossford.1

Area Median Income In Rossford

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

In Rossford, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $68,900

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 Rossford

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 Rossford

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,500 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $24,150 $27,600 $31,050 $34,450 $37,250 $40,000 $42,750 $45,500
80% of Median $38,600 $44,100 $49,600 $55,100 $59,550 $63,950 $68,350 $72,750