Affordable Housing In Tuscarawas County
Ohio

17 Low Income Apartment Communities In Tuscarawas County

Buckeye House

201 E 3rd St
Uhrichsville, OH
HCV Welcome

Jaycee View II

300 Jaycee Dr
Uhrichsville, OH
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Oxford Square Apartments

100 Oxford Ln
Newcomerstown, OH

Franklin Terrace

316 S Bodmer Ave
Strasburg, OH
Subsidized

Tents of Grace Manor

437 Indian St
Gnadenhutten, OH
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Jaycee Horizons

942 Jaycee St NW
New Philadelphia, OH
Subsidized

Jaycee Villa

1000 Claymont Dr
Uhrichsville, OH
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Jaycee Valley

600 Holiday Ave
Uhrichsville, OH
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Buckhorn Village

814 Mill Aly
Newcomerstown, OH
Subsidized

Warwick Manor

416 Cherry St
Tuscarawas, OH
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Housing Authorities that serve Tuscarawas County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Tuscarawas County, Ohio

According to federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research, there are 17 low income housing apartment communities offering 656 affordable apartments for rent in Tuscarawas County, Ohio. Tuscarawas County features 485 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 171 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Tuscarawas County.

Tuscarawas County, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 17
Total Low Income Apartments 656
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 485
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.67%
Average Renter Household Size 2.32
Average Household Size 2.49
Median Household Income $45,310 ±$1,405
Median Rent $674 ±$16
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.66% ± 4.42pp
Total Population 92,697

Population and Household Demographics

Tuscarawas County is a County in Ohio with a population of 92,697. There are 36,713 households in the county with an average household size of 2.49 persons. 29.67% of households in Tuscarawas County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Tuscarawas County

The median gross income for households in Tuscarawas County is $45,310 a year, or $3,776 a month. The median rent for the county is $674 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Tuscarawas County, a household making less than $2,247 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.66% of households who rent are overburdened in Tuscarawas County.1

Area Median Income In Tuscarawas 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 Tuscarawas County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $64,200

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 Tuscarawas 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 Tuscarawas County HUD Rental Assistance in Tuscarawas 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
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Tuscarawas County

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.

From 1987 to 2009, 8 low income apartment communities containing 207 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Tuscarawas County by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Tuscarawas County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $22,900 $26,200 $29,450 $32,700 $35,350 $37,950 $40,550 $43,200
60% of Median $27,480 $31,440 $35,340 $39,240 $42,420 $45,540 $48,660 $51,840

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Tuscarawas County is $35,340 a year, or $2,945 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $2,945 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $884 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $573 $614 $736 $851 $949 $1,047
60% $687 $737 $884 $1,021 $1,139 $1,256
Fair Market Rents in Tuscarawas County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$496 $575 $757 $943 $1,025

Cities In Tuscarawas County

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City Listings Served By
Tuscarawas 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tuscarawas is the Tuscarawas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
New Philadelphia 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Philadelphia is the Tuscarawas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Bolivar 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bolivar is the Tuscarawas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Newcomerstown 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Newcomerstown is the Tuscarawas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
New Phila 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Phila is the Tuscarawas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Uhrichsville 6 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Uhrichsville is the Tuscarawas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Dover 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dover is the Tuscarawas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Strasburg 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Strasburg is the Tuscarawas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Sugarcreek 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sugarcreek is the Tuscarawas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Dennison 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dennison is the Tuscarawas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Dundee 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dundee is the Tuscarawas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Gnadenhutten 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gnadenhutten is the Tuscarawas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Mineral City 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mineral City is the Tuscarawas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Parral 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Parral is the Tuscarawas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Port Washington 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Port Washington is the Tuscarawas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Roswell 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Roswell is the Tuscarawas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Stone Creek 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Stone Creek is the Tuscarawas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Zoar 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Zoar is the Tuscarawas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Barnhill 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Barnhill is the Tuscarawas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Midvale 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Midvale is the Tuscarawas Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Sandyville 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sandyville is the Tuscarawas Metropolitan Housing Authority.