Affordable Housing In West Leipsic
Putnam County, Ohio

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in West Leipsic, Ohio

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving West Leipsic, Ohio

Housing Authority Programs
Hancock Metropolitan Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Family Self-Sufficiency
Allen Metropolitan Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in West Leipsic, Ohio

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

Income Based Apartments in West Leipsic, Ohio

West Leipsic 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 West Leipsic, Ohio

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in West Leipsic, Ohio

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in West Leipsic, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $664 and $812.

2022 West Leipsic, 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
West Leipsic, Ohio Fair Market Rent $547 $628 $738 $912 $1,001
West Leipsic, Ohio Payment Standard Range $492 to $602 $565 to $691 $664 to $812 $821 to $1,003 $901 to $1,101

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

West Leipsic, 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 18.46%
Average Renter Household Size 2.58
Average Household Size 2.57
Median Household Income $53,125 ±$16,408
Median Rent $545 ±$209
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 33.33% ± 158.77pp
Total Population 167

Population and Household Demographics

West Leipsic is a city in Putnam County, Ohio with a population of 167. There are 65 households in the city with an average household size of 2.57 persons. 18.46% of households in West Leipsic are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in West Leipsic

The median gross income for households in West Leipsic is $53,125 a year, or $4,427 a month. The median rent for the city is $545 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In West Leipsic, a household making less than $1,817 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.33% of households who rent are overburdened in West Leipsic.

Area Median Income In West Leipsic

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 West Leipsic, the AMI is calculated from all households within Putnam County.

In West Leipsic, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $79,100

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 West Leipsic

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 West Leipsic

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the West Leipsic AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,650 $19,000 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the West Leipsic AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$27,700 $31,650 $35,600 $39,550 $42,750 $45,900 $49,050 $52,250
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the West Leipsic AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$44,350 $50,650 $57,000 $63,300 $68,400 $73,450 $78,500 $83,600