Affordable Housing In Washington County

18 Low Income Apartment Communities In Washington County

Morningside Apartments

108-02 Riley Dr
Marietta, OH
Income Based
1-3 BR

Norwood Greene

315 Colgate Dr
Marietta, OH
2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

River Park Manor, Ltd

101 Evans St
Matamoras, OH

Jaycee Estates

1689 Colegate Dr
Marietta, OH
Elderly Supportive Housing

Colonial Village

136 Dawes Cir
Marietta, OH

Parkway Townhouses

1308 Williamson Ave
Matamoras, OH

Ridgewood Apartments

286 Ridgewood Dr
Marietta, OH

Laurel Estates

2201 Hill St
Belpre, OH

Colonial Terrace II

100 Cisler Ln
Marietta, OH

Colonial Terrace

1001 Colonial Dr
Marietta, OH

Other Housing Authorities located in Washington County

Housing Authority Programs
City of Marietta Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Mainstream Voucher; Family Unification Program (FUP)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Washington County, Ohio

There are 18 low income housing apartment communities offering 826 affordable apartments for rent in Washington County, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Washington County, Ohio

Washington County features 630 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 Washington County, Ohio

There are 196 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Washington County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Washington County, Ohio

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

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

2020 Washington 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 $517 $540 $696 $868 $1,022
Payment Standard Range $465 to $569 $486 to $594 $626 to $766 $781 to $955 $920 to $1,124

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Washington County, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 18
Total Low Income Apartments 826
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 630
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.84%
Average Renter Household Size 2.19
Average Household Size 2.38
Median Household Income $43,509 ±$2,272
Median Rent $600 ±$23
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.17% ± 5.23pp
Total Population 61,351

Population and Household Demographics

Washington County is a County in Ohio with a population of 61,351. There are 25,064 households in the county with an average household size of 2.38 persons. 24.84% of households in Washington County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Washington County

The median gross income for households in Washington County is $43,509 a year, or $3,626 a month. The median rent for the county is $600 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Washington County, a household making less than $2,000 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.17% of households who rent are overburdened in Washington County.1

Area Median Income In Washington 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 Washington County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $61,800

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 Washington 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 Washington County HUD Rental Assistance in Washington 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

Cities In Washington County

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City Listings Served By
Marietta 11 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Marietta is the City of Marietta.
Belpre 3
Vincent 1
Beverly 1
Devola 0
Little Hocking 0
Lowell 0
Lower Salem 0
Macksburg 0
Matamoras 2
Newport 0
Waterford 0
Reno 0