Affordable Housing In Shelby County
13 Low Income Apartment Communities In Shelby County
Housing Authorities that serve Shelby County
|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|
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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|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.|