Affordable Housing In Rossford
Wood County, Ohio

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Rossford

Charles Crest

1202 Schreier Rd
Rossford, Ohio
Elderly Supportive Housing
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Rossford, Ohio

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Rossford, Ohio

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 $725 and $887.

2022 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
Rossford, Ohio Fair Market Rent $553 $623 $806 $1,094 $1,193
Rossford, Ohio Payment Standard Range $498 to $608 $561 to $685 $725 to $887 $985 to $1,203 $1,074 to $1,312

Sourced from federal housing data and 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.

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 $70,400

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

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Rossford AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,800 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Rossford AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$24,650 $28,200 $31,700 $35,200 $38,050 $40,850 $43,650 $46,500
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Rossford AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$39,450 $45,050 $50,700 $56,300 $60,850 $65,350 $69,850 $74,350