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Affordable Housing In Waynesfield
Auglaize County, Ohio

Housing Authorities that serve Waynesfield

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Waynesfield, Ohio

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Waynesfield, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Waynesfield, Ohio

Waynesfield features 0 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 Waynesfield, Ohio

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Waynesfield, Ohio

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

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

2020 Waynesfield, 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 research.

Waynesfield, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.18%
Average Renter Household Size 2.58
Average Household Size 2.56
Median Household Income $54,063 ±$5,515
Median Rent $933 ±$202
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.28% ± 25.56pp
Total Population 739

Population and Household Demographics

Waynesfield is a city in Auglaize County, Ohio with a population of 739. There are 289 households in the city with an average household size of 2.56 persons. 23.18% of households in Waynesfield are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Waynesfield

The median gross income for households in Waynesfield is $54,063 a year, or $4,505 a month. The median rent for the city is $933 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Waynesfield, a household making less than $3,110 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.28% of households who rent are overburdened in Waynesfield.

Area Median Income In Waynesfield

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

In Waynesfield, 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 Waynesfield

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 Waynesfield

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