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Affordable Housing In Scioto County
Ohio

28 Low Income Apartment Communities In Scioto County

Rivertown Apartments

222 Chillicothe St
Portsmouth, Ohio
Subsidized

Horizon House Apartments

700 2nd St
Portsmouth, Ohio
Subsidized

Findlay Manor

931 15th St
Portsmouth, Ohio
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Riverview Retirement Center

500 2nd St
Portsmouth, Ohio
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Scioto Apartments

Scattered Sites Bldgs 1-8
Portsmouth, Ohio

Pleasant Valley Apartments

1250 Bihl Ln
Wheelersburg, Ohio
Subsidized

Country Style Apartments

1571 Lawson St
Wheelersburg, Ohio

Findlay Street Group

1206 Waller St
Portsmouth, Ohio

Wayne Hills

1701 Kendall Ave
Portsmouth, Ohio

Geo. W Farley Square

1202 Robinson Ave
Portsmouth, Ohio

Housing Authorities that serve Scioto County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Scioto County, Ohio

There are 28 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,914 affordable apartments for rent in Scioto County, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Scioto County, Ohio

Scioto County features 1,694 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 Scioto County, Ohio

There are 220 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Scioto County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Scioto County, Ohio

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

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

2020 Scioto 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 $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.

Scioto County, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 28
Total Low Income Apartments 1,914
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,694
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 31.5%
Average Renter Household Size 2.33
Average Household Size 2.50
Median Household Income $35,903 ±$1,592
Median Rent $550 ±$21
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.3% ± 4.04pp
Total Population 78,017

Population and Household Demographics

Scioto County is a county in Ohio with a population of 78,017. There are 29,700 households in the county with an average household size of 2.50 persons. 31.5% of households in Scioto County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Scioto County

The median gross income for households in Scioto County is $35,903 a year, or $2,992 a month. The median rent for the county is $550 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Scioto County, a household making less than $1,833 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.3% of households who rent are overburdened in Scioto County.

Area Median Income In Scioto 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 Scioto County, 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 Scioto 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 Scioto 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 Scioto County

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City Served By
Clarktown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clarktown is the Portsmouth Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Franklin Furnace The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Franklin Furnace is the Portsmouth Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Friendship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Friendship is the Portsmouth Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Lucasville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lucasville is the Portsmouth Metropolitan Housing Authority.
McDermott The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves McDermott is the Portsmouth Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Minford The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Minford is the Portsmouth Metropolitan Housing Authority.
New Boston The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Boston is the Portsmouth Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Otway The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Otway is the Portsmouth Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Portsmouth The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Portsmouth is the Portsmouth Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Rarden The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rarden is the Portsmouth Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Rosemount The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rosemount is the Portsmouth Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Sciotodale The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sciotodale is the Portsmouth Metropolitan Housing Authority.
South Webster The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves South Webster is the Portsmouth Metropolitan Housing Authority.
West Portsmouth The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Portsmouth is the Portsmouth Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Wheelersburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wheelersburg is the Portsmouth Metropolitan Housing Authority.