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Beech Tree Hill Apartments

416 Beech Street
St Marys, Ohio
1 BR

Beech Tree Hill Apartments

416 Beech St
St Marys, Ohio
Rent Assisted

Fort Barbee Riverview

100 W Spring St
St Marys, Ohio
Rent Assisted
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There are 26 low-income apartments in St Marys that offer reduced rents to eligible households. Low-income rents in St Marys, Ohio can range from $455 to $455 depending on the number of bedrooms.

Rental assistance programs support 24 low-income homes in St Marys where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $244 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on August 14th, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving St Marys, Ohio

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Housing Authority Programs
Allen Metropolitan Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Ohio Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near St Marys.

St Marys, Ohio Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in St Marys, Ohio

St Marys features 24 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 St Marys, Ohio

There are 26 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in St Marys.

Housing Choice Vouchers in St Marys, Ohio

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay St Marys landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in St Marys.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in St Marys, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $715 and $873.

2023 St Marys, 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
St Marys, Ohio Fair Market Rent $641 $645 $794 $1,128 $1,310
St Marys, Ohio Payment Standard Range $577 to $705 $581 to $710 $715 to $873 $1,015 to $1,241 $1,179 to $1,441

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

St Marys, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 74
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 24
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 38.66%
Average Renter Household Size 2.22
Average Household Size 2.39
Median Household Income $40,386 ±$7,719
Median Rent $654 ±$54
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 36.93% ± 7.95pp
Total Population 8,117

Population and Household Demographics

St Marys is a city in Auglaize County, Ohio with a population of 8,117. There are 3,355 households in the city with an average household size of 2.39 persons. 38.66% of households in St Marys are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in St Marys

The median gross income for households in St Marys is $40,386 a year, or $3,366 a month. The median rent for the city is $654 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In St Marys, a household making less than $2,180 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.93% of households who rent are overburdened in St Marys.

Area Median Income In St Marys

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 St Marys, the AMI is calculated from all households within Auglaize County.

In St Marys, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $96,000

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 St Marys

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 St Marys

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the St Marys AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$19,600 $22,400 $25,200 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the St Marys AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$32,600 $37,250 $41,900 $46,550 $50,300 $54,000 $57,750 $61,450
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the St Marys AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$52,150 $59,600 $67,050 $74,450 $80,450 $86,400 $92,350 $98,300