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Affordable Housing In Urbancrest
Franklin County, Ohio

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Urbancrest

Bending Brook Apartments

2584 Augustus Ct
Urbancrest, Ohio
Subsidized
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Urbancrest, Ohio

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 185 affordable apartments for rent in Urbancrest, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Urbancrest, Ohio

Urbancrest features 185 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 Urbancrest, Ohio

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Urbancrest.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Urbancrest, Ohio

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

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

2020 Urbancrest, 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.

Urbancrest, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 185
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 185
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 56.04%
Average Renter Household Size 1.90
Average Household Size 2.56
Median Household Income $18,438 ±$7,643
Median Rent $542 ±$154
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 55.96% ± 12.37pp
Total Population 995

Population and Household Demographics

Urbancrest is a city in Franklin County, Ohio with a population of 995. There are 389 households in the city with an average household size of 2.56 persons. 56.04% of households in Urbancrest are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Urbancrest

The median gross income for households in Urbancrest is $18,438 a year, or $1,537 a month. The median rent for the city is $542 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Urbancrest, a household making less than $1,807 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 55.96% of households who rent are overburdened in Urbancrest.

Area Median Income In Urbancrest

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 Urbancrest, the AMI is calculated from all households within Franklin County.

In Urbancrest, 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 Urbancrest

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 Urbancrest

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