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Affordable Housing In Westerville
Delaware County, Ohio

8 Low Income Apartment Communities In Westerville

Harris-Askins House

200 S State St
Westerville, Ohio
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Columbus Colony Housing, Inc

1165 Colony Dr
Westerville, Ohio
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

The Woods at Central College

700 East St
Westerville, Ohio
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Ravine At Central College

630 S Sunbury Rd
Westerville, Ohio

Westerville Woods Senior Housing

7150 Sunbury Rd
Westerville, Ohio

Cooper Colony Apartments

6097 Cooper Colony Dr
Westerville, Ohio

Westerville Senior Housing

610 S Sunbury Rd
Westerville, Ohio

Forest Edge

229 Huber Village Blvd
Westerville, Ohio
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Housing Authorities that serve Westerville

Housing Authority Programs
Delaware Metropolitan Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Westerville, Ohio

There are 8 low income housing apartment communities offering 418 affordable apartments for rent in Westerville, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Westerville, Ohio

Westerville features 207 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 Westerville, Ohio

There are 211 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Westerville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Westerville, Ohio

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Westerville landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Westerville.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Westerville, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $928 and $1,134.

2021 Westerville, 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 $717 $827 $1,031 $1,298 $1,468
Payment Standard Range $645 to $789 $744 to $910 $928 to $1,134 $1,168 to $1,428 $1,321 to $1,615

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Westerville, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 8
Total Low Income Apartments 418
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 207
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.39%
Average Renter Household Size 2.04
Average Household Size 2.51
Median Household Income $82,121 ±$5,453
Median Rent $954 ±$60
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 40.81% ± 6.97pp
Total Population 37,540

Population and Household Demographics

Westerville is a city in Delaware County, Ohio with a population of 37,540. There are 14,212 households in the city with an average household size of 2.51 persons. 25.39% of households in Westerville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Westerville

The median gross income for households in Westerville is $82,121 a year, or $6,843 a month. The median rent for the city is $954 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Westerville, a household making less than $3,180 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 40.81% of households who rent are overburdened in Westerville.

Area Median Income In Westerville

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 Westerville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Delaware County.

In Westerville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $84,500

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 Westerville

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 Westerville

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,700 $20,200 $22,750 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $29,500 $33,700 $37,900 $42,100 $45,500 $48,850 $52,250 $55,600
80% of Median $47,150 $53,900 $60,650 $67,350 $72,750 $78,150 $83,550 $88,950