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Affordable Housing In Union County

9 Low Income Apartment Communities In Union County

Residences at Maple Glen

201 Professional Parkway
Marysville, Ohio
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Brookwood Commons

222 E Greenwood Blvd
Marysville, Ohio
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Marysville Green Apartments

460 Windmill Dr #23
Marysville, Ohio

Helen Evans Apartments

821 Millcrest Dr
Marysville, Ohio
Elderly Supportive Housing

Windsor Manor East

376 Rosehill Dr
Marysville, Ohio

Richwood Greene

235 Grove St
Richwood, Ohio

The Meadows Aprtaments

532 Meadow Dr
Marysville, Ohio
Accepts Vouchers

Coventry Apartments

981 Coventry Pl
Marysville, Ohio
Accepts Vouchers

Elmwood Villas

514 Allenby Dr
Marysville, Ohio
Accepts Vouchers
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Union County, Ohio

There are 9 low income housing apartment communities offering 585 affordable apartments for rent in Union County, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Union County, Ohio

Union County features 290 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 County, Ohio

There are 295 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Union County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Union County, Ohio

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Union County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Union County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Union County, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $890 and $1,088.

2020 Union 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 $675 $751 $989 $1,252 $1,401
Payment Standard Range $608 to $743 $676 to $826 $890 to $1,088 $1,127 to $1,377 $1,261 to $1,541

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Union County, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 9
Total Low Income Apartments 585
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 290
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 22.54%
Average Renter Household Size 2.43
Average Household Size 2.73
Median Household Income $67,382 ±$3,736
Median Rent $805 ±$37
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.53% ± 6.7pp
Total Population 53,470

Population and Household Demographics

Union County is a county in Ohio with a population of 53,470. There are 18,431 households in the county with an average household size of 2.73 persons. 22.54% of households in Union County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Union County

The median gross income for households in Union County is $67,382 a year, or $5,615 a month. The median rent for the county is $805 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Union County, a household making less than $2,683 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.53% of households who rent are overburdened in Union County.

Area Median Income In Union 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 Union County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $95,600

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 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 Union County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $19,800 $22,600 $25,450 $28,250 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $32,950 $37,650 $42,350 $47,050 $50,850 $54,600 $58,350 $62,150
80% of Median $52,700 $60,200 $67,750 $75,250 $81,300 $87,300 $93,350 $99,350

Cities In Union County

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Magnetic Springs
Milford Center
New California
Unionville Center