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Affordable Housing In Sunbury
Delaware County, Ohio

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Sunbury

Village Park Homes

170 McGill St
Sunbury, Ohio
Income Based
2-3 BR
Subsidized

Rainbow Place Apartments

150 Walnut Street
Sunbury, Ohio
$405
1 BR

Sunbury Park Apartments

131 Miller Dr
Sunbury, Ohio
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Sunbury Estates

37 Miller Dr
Sunbury, Ohio
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Housing Authorities that serve Sunbury

Housing Authority Programs
Delaware Metropolitan Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Sunbury, Ohio

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 168 affordable apartments for rent in Sunbury, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Sunbury, Ohio

Sunbury features 64 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 Sunbury, Ohio

There are 80 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Sunbury.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Sunbury, Ohio

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Sunbury landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Sunbury.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Sunbury, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $893 and $1,091.

2020 Sunbury, 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 $677 $794 $992 $1,262 $1,449
Payment Standard Range $609 to $745 $715 to $873 $893 to $1,091 $1,136 to $1,388 $1,304 to $1,594

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Sunbury, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 168
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 64
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.23%
Average Renter Household Size 2.59
Average Household Size 2.77
Median Household Income $69,882 ±$4,770
Median Rent $1,056 ±$58
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.19% ± 15.37pp
Total Population 4,771

Population and Household Demographics

Sunbury is a city in Delaware County, Ohio with a population of 4,771. There are 1,713 households in the city with an average household size of 2.77 persons. 24.23% of households in Sunbury are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Sunbury

The median gross income for households in Sunbury is $69,882 a year, or $5,824 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,056 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Sunbury, a household making less than $3,520 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.19% of households who rent are overburdened in Sunbury.

Area Median Income In Sunbury

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 Sunbury, the AMI is calculated from all households within Delaware County.

In Sunbury, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $84,500

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 Sunbury

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 Sunbury

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,700 $20,200 $22,750 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $29,500 $33,700 $37,900 $42,100 $45,500 $48,850 $52,250 $55,600
80% of Median $47,150 $53,900 $60,650 $67,350 $72,750 $78,150 $83,550 $88,950