Affordable Housing In Seaman
Adams County, Ohio

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Seaman

Shawnee Meadows Apartments

6674 Tri County Rd
Seaman, Ohio
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Seaman

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Seaman, Ohio

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 24 affordable apartments for rent in Seaman, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Seaman, Ohio

Seaman 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 Seaman, Ohio

There are 24 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Seaman.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Seaman, Ohio

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

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

2020 Seaman, 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 $564 $567 $696 $881 $943
Payment Standard Range $508 to $620 $510 to $624 $626 to $766 $793 to $969 $849 to $1,037

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Seaman, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 24
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 41.62%
Average Renter Household Size 3.05
Average Household Size 2.78
Median Household Income $33,750 ±$3,523
Median Rent $655 ±$61
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.76% ± 12.79pp
Total Population 928

Population and Household Demographics

Seaman is a City in Adams County, Ohio with a population of 928. There are 334 households in the city with an average household size of 2.78 persons. 41.62% of households in Seaman are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Seaman

The median gross income for households in Seaman is $33,750 a year, or $2,813 a month. The median rent for the city is $655 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Seaman, a household making less than $2,183 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.76% of households who rent are overburdened in Seaman.1

Area Median Income In Seaman

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 Seaman, the AMI is calculated from all households within Adams County.

In Seaman, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $44,500

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 Seaman

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 Seaman

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,750 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,200
50% of Median $22,900 $26,200 $29,450 $32,700 $35,350 $37,950 $40,550 $43,200
80% of Median $36,650 $41,850 $47,100 $52,300 $56,500 $60,700 $64,900 $69,050