Affordable Housing In Union
Miami County, Ohio

Union city limits extend into  and  Montgomery County.

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Union

Union Terminal

118 S. Old Mill Rd
Union, Ohio
1-2 BR

The Meadows of Martindale

226 W Martindale Rd
Union, Ohio
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Union, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Union, Ohio

Housing Authority Programs
Miami Metropolitan Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Greater Dayton Premier Management Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Public Housing Homeownership; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Union, Ohio

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 78 affordable apartments for rent in Union, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Union, Ohio

Union features 30 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 Union, Ohio

There are 48 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Union.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Union, Ohio

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Union, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $785 and $959.

2022 Union, 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
Union, Ohio Fair Market Rent $606 $680 $872 $1,164 $1,248
Union, Ohio Payment Standard Range $545 to $667 $612 to $748 $785 to $959 $1,048 to $1,280 $1,123 to $1,373

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Union, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 78
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 30
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 19.65%
Average Renter Household Size 2.97
Average Household Size 2.64
Median Household Income $59,665 ±$9,051
Median Rent $934 ±$48
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 34.52% ± 16.89pp
Total Population 6,430

Population and Household Demographics

Union is a city in Miami County, Ohio with a population of 6,430. There are 2,433 households in the city with an average household size of 2.64 persons. 19.65% of households in Union are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Union

The median gross income for households in Union is $59,665 a year, or $4,972 a month. The median rent for the city is $934 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Union, a household making less than $3,113 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 34.52% of households who rent are overburdened in Union.

Area Median Income In Union

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 Union, the AMI is calculated from all households within Miami County.

In Union, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $75,700

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 Union

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 Union

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Union AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,900 $18,200 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Union AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$26,500 $30,300 $34,100 $37,850 $40,900 $43,950 $46,950 $50,000
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Union AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$42,400 $48,450 $54,500 $60,550 $65,400 $70,250 $75,100 $79,950