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Affordable Housing In Wheelersburg
Scioto County, Ohio

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Wheelersburg

Wheelersburg Senior Village

9004 Ohio River Rd
Wheelersburg, Ohio
Income Based
1 BR

Pleasant Valley Apartments

1250 Bihl Ln
Wheelersburg, Ohio

Country Style Apartments

1571 Lawson St
Wheelersburg, Ohio

M. Miller N Lett Manor

1111 Boren Blvd
Wheelersburg, Ohio

Dogwood Ridge Apts

1859 Dogwood Ridge
Wheelersburg, Ohio
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Housing Authorities that serve Wheelersburg

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Wheelersburg, Ohio

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 290 affordable apartments for rent in Wheelersburg, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Wheelersburg, Ohio

Wheelersburg features 268 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 Wheelersburg, Ohio

There are 22 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Wheelersburg.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Wheelersburg, Ohio

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Wheelersburg, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $661 and $807.

2021 Wheelersburg, 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 $530 $644 $734 $1,050 $1,148
Payment Standard Range $477 to $583 $580 to $708 $661 to $807 $945 to $1,155 $1,033 to $1,263

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Wheelersburg, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 290
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 268
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.54%
Average Renter Household Size 2.10
Average Household Size 2.38
Median Household Income $53,646 ±$26,110
Median Rent $581 ±$76
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.84% ± 15.02pp
Total Population 6,181

Population and Household Demographics

Wheelersburg is a city in Scioto County, Ohio with a population of 6,181. There are 2,515 households in the city with an average household size of 2.38 persons. 30.54% of households in Wheelersburg are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Wheelersburg

The median gross income for households in Wheelersburg is $53,646 a year, or $4,471 a month. The median rent for the city is $581 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Wheelersburg, a household making less than $1,937 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.84% of households who rent are overburdened in Wheelersburg.

Area Median Income In Wheelersburg

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 Wheelersburg, the AMI is calculated from all households within Scioto County.

In Wheelersburg, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $59,300

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 Wheelersburg

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 Wheelersburg

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,700 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $43,000
50% of Median $22,800 $26,050 $29,300 $32,550 $35,200 $37,800 $40,400 $43,000
80% of Median $36,500 $41,700 $46,900 $52,100 $56,300 $60,450 $64,650 $68,800