Affordable Housing In Seneca County
16 Low Income Apartment Communities In Seneca County
Housing Authorities that serve Seneca County
|Seneca Metropolitan Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Seneca County, Ohio
There are 16 low income housing apartment communities offering 627 affordable apartments for rent in Seneca County, Ohio.
Income Based Apartments in Seneca County, Ohio
Seneca County features 253 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 Seneca County, Ohio
There are 374 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Seneca County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Seneca County, Ohio
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Seneca County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Seneca County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Seneca County, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $626 and $766.
2020 Seneca 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||$528||$542||$696||$898||$961|
|Payment Standard Range||$475 to $581||$488 to $596||$626 to $766||$808 to $988||$865 to $1,057|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Seneca County, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||16|
|Total Low Income Apartments||627|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||253|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||28.69%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.38|
|Average Household Size||2.45|
|Median Household Income||$45,444 ±$1,614|
|Median Rent||$645 ±$24|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||37.52% ± 3.71pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Seneca County is a county in Ohio with a population of 55,929. There are 21,538 households in the county with an average household size of 2.45 persons. 28.69% of households in Seneca County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Seneca County
The median gross income for households in Seneca County is $45,444 a year, or $3,787 a month. The median rent for the county is $645 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Seneca County, a household making less than $2,150 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 37.52% of households who rent are overburdened in Seneca County.
Area Median Income In Seneca 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 Seneca County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $62,100
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 Seneca 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 Seneca County
|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|
Cities In Seneca County
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|Attica||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Attica is the Seneca Metropolitan Housing Authority.|
|Tiffin||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tiffin is the Seneca Metropolitan Housing Authority.|