Affordable Housing In West Mansfield
Logan County, Ohio

Housing Authorities that serve West Mansfield

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in West Mansfield, Ohio

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

Income Based Apartments in West Mansfield, Ohio

West Mansfield 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 Mansfield, Ohio

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in West Mansfield, Ohio

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in West Mansfield, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $719 and $879.

2021 West Mansfield, 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 Mansfield, Ohio Fair Market Rent $596 $606 $799 $1,039 $1,083
West Mansfield, Ohio Payment Standard Range $536 to $656 $545 to $667 $719 to $879 $935 to $1,143 $975 to $1,191

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

West Mansfield, 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 22.48%
Average Renter Household Size 3.18
Average Household Size 2.53
Median Household Income $50,769 ±$8,947
Median Rent $670 ±$103
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 19.4% ± 30.25pp
Total Population 754

Population and Household Demographics

West Mansfield is a city in Logan County, Ohio with a population of 754. There are 298 households in the city with an average household size of 2.53 persons. 22.48% of households in West Mansfield are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in West Mansfield

The median gross income for households in West Mansfield is $50,769 a year, or $4,231 a month. The median rent for the city is $670 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In West Mansfield, a household making less than $2,233 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 19.4% of households who rent are overburdened in West Mansfield.

Area Median Income In West Mansfield

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 Mansfield, the AMI is calculated from all households within Logan County.

In West Mansfield, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $71,500

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 West Mansfield

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 Mansfield

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the West Mansfield AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,050 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the West Mansfield AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,050 $28,600 $32,200 $35,750 $38,650 $41,500 $44,350 $47,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the West Mansfield AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$40,050 $45,800 $51,500 $57,200 $61,800 $66,400 $70,950 $75,550