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Affordable Housing In Wapakoneta
Auglaize County, Ohio

7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Wapakoneta

Quaker Run Apartments

500 N. Wentz Street
Wapakoneta, Ohio
Income Based
2-3 BR

Wapakoneta Village

218 Eastown Dr
Wapakoneta, Ohio
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Accepts Vouchers

Valley View Apartments

1105 E Middle St
Wapakoneta, Ohio
Subsidized

Quaker Run

217 N Wentz St
Wapakoneta, Ohio
Subsidized

Normandy Ridge Apartments

402 Ashland Ave
Wapakoneta, Ohio
Accepts Vouchers

Blume Alumni Apartments

400 N Blackhoof St
Wapakoneta, Ohio
Accepts Vouchers

Defiance Commons

4 Defiance Commons Dr
Wapakoneta, Ohio
Subsidized
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Housing Authorities that serve Wapakoneta

Housing Authority Programs
Allen Metropolitan Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Wapakoneta, Ohio

There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 507 affordable apartments for rent in Wapakoneta, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Wapakoneta, Ohio

Wapakoneta features 329 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 Wapakoneta, Ohio

There are 142 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Wapakoneta.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Wapakoneta, Ohio

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Wapakoneta landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Wapakoneta.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Wapakoneta, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $626 and $766.

2020 Wapakoneta, 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 $515 $541 $696 $949 $950
Payment Standard Range $464 to $567 $487 to $595 $626 to $766 $854 to $1,044 $855 to $1,045

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Wapakoneta, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 507
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 329
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.12%
Average Renter Household Size 2.08
Average Household Size 2.40
Median Household Income $47,965 ±$6,105
Median Rent $572 ±$65
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 23.28% ± 8.36pp
Total Population 9,776

Population and Household Demographics

Wapakoneta is a city in Auglaize County, Ohio with a population of 9,776. There are 3,982 households in the city with an average household size of 2.40 persons. 33.12% of households in Wapakoneta are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Wapakoneta

The median gross income for households in Wapakoneta is $47,965 a year, or $3,997 a month. The median rent for the city is $572 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Wapakoneta, a household making less than $1,907 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 23.28% of households who rent are overburdened in Wapakoneta.

Area Median Income In Wapakoneta

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 Wapakoneta, the AMI is calculated from all households within Auglaize County.

In Wapakoneta, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $76,700

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 Wapakoneta

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 Wapakoneta

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,100 $18,400 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $26,850 $30,700 $34,550 $38,350 $41,450 $44,500 $47,600 $50,650
80% of Median $42,950 $49,100 $55,250 $61,350 $66,300 $71,200 $76,100 $81,000