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Affordable Housing In Shelby County
Ohio

13 Low Income Apartment Communities In Shelby County

Countryside Commons

890 Countryside Ln
Sidney, Ohio
Call For Rent
2 BR

Cedarwood Commons

220 Doorley Rd
Sidney, Ohio
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
Accessible
62+

Mystic Apartments

1515 East Court Street
Sidney, Ohio
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Botkins Commons

318 S Mill St
Botkins, Ohio

Blossom Village

120 Red Bud Circle
Jackson Center, Ohio

Sidney Village

935 Buckeye Ave
Sidney, Ohio

Buckeye Comm Hope Fdtn

999 Buckeye Ave
Sidney, Ohio

Northside Commons

316 W Russell Rd
Sidney, Ohio

Autumn Park Retirement

363 W Russell Rd
Sidney, Ohio

Hilltop Man Parkside Vill

333 E North St
Sidney, Ohio

Housing Authorities that serve Shelby County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Shelby County, Ohio

There are 13 low income housing apartment communities offering 671 affordable apartments for rent in Shelby County, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Shelby County, Ohio

Shelby County features 231 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 Shelby County, Ohio

There are 440 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Shelby County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Shelby County, Ohio

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Shelby County, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $662 and $810.

2021 Shelby 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 $549 $614 $736 $999 $1,076
Payment Standard Range $494 to $604 $553 to $675 $662 to $810 $899 to $1,099 $968 to $1,184

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Shelby County, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 13
Total Low Income Apartments 671
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 231
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.13%
Average Renter Household Size 2.43
Average Household Size 2.62
Median Household Income $54,550 ±$3,033
Median Rent $684 ±$19
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 34.86% ± 5.05pp
Total Population 49,067

Population and Household Demographics

Shelby County is a county in Ohio with a population of 49,067. There are 18,537 households in the county with an average household size of 2.62 persons. 29.13% of households in Shelby County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Shelby County

The median gross income for households in Shelby County is $54,550 a year, or $4,546 a month. The median rent for the county is $684 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Shelby County, a household making less than $2,280 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 34.86% of households who rent are overburdened in Shelby County.

Area Median Income In Shelby 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 Shelby County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $74,900

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 Shelby 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 Shelby County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,750 $18,000 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $26,250 $30,000 $33,750 $37,450 $40,450 $43,450 $46,450 $49,450
80% of Median $41,950 $47,950 $53,950 $59,900 $64,700 $69,500 $74,300 $79,100

Cities In Shelby County

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City Served By
Anna The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Anna is the Shelby Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Botkins The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Botkins is the Shelby Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Fort Loramie The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fort Loramie is the Shelby Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Jackson Center The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jackson Center is the Shelby Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Kettlersville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kettlersville is the Shelby Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Lockington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lockington is the Shelby Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Newport The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Newport is the Shelby Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Port Jefferson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Port Jefferson is the Shelby Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Russia The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Russia is the Shelby Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Sidney The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sidney is the Shelby Metropolitan Housing Authority.