Affordable Housing In Williams County
Ohio

11 Low Income Apartment Communities In Williams County

Bryan Community Apartments

936 E Wilson St
Bryan, Ohio
$409-428
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Plaza Senior Village Apartments

1200 Rays Drive
Bryan, Ohio
$375
1 BR

Montpelier Gardens

202 E Wabash Ave
Montpelier, Ohio
Subsidized

West Unity Apartments

501 E Church St
West Unity, Ohio
Subsidized

West Unity Villas

101 E Church St
West Unity, Ohio

Bryan Senior Housing

1915 E Wilson St
Bryan, Ohio

Bryan Senior Housing

East Wilson St
Bryan, Ohio

Meadows Creek Apartments

1700 E High St
Bryan, Ohio

Whispering Winds Apartments

800 Maple St
Stryker, Ohio
Subsidized

Edgemont Colony

358 E Gearhart St
Edgerton, Ohio

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Williams County, 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 Williams County, Ohio

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Williams County, Ohio

There are 11 low income housing apartment communities offering 408 affordable apartments for rent in Williams County, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Williams County, Ohio

Williams County features 190 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 Williams County, Ohio

There are 178 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Williams County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Williams County, Ohio

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

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

2022 Williams County, 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
Williams County, Ohio Fair Market Rent $547 $599 $738 $924 $1,001
Williams County, Ohio Payment Standard Range $492 to $602 $539 to $659 $664 to $812 $832 to $1,016 $901 to $1,101

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Williams County, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 11
Total Low Income Apartments 408
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 190
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.38%
Average Renter Household Size 2.30
Average Household Size 2.39
Median Household Income $42,492 ±$1,988
Median Rent $633 ±$17
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.56% ± 5.32pp
Total Population 37,386

Population and Household Demographics

Williams County is a county in Ohio with a population of 37,386. There are 15,150 households in the county with an average household size of 2.39 persons. 25.38% of households in Williams County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Williams County

The median gross income for households in Williams County is $42,492 a year, or $3,541 a month. The median rent for the county is $633 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Williams County, a household making less than $2,110 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.56% of households who rent are overburdened in Williams County.

Area Median Income In Williams County

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.

In Williams County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,100

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 Williams County

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 Williams County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Williams County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,950 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $43,800
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Williams County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$23,250 $26,550 $29,850 $33,150 $35,850 $38,500 $41,150 $43,800
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Williams County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$37,150 $42,450 $47,750 $53,050 $57,300 $61,550 $65,800 $70,050

Cities In Williams County

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City Served By
Alvordton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Alvordton is the Williams Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Blakeslee The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Blakeslee is the Williams Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Bryan The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bryan is the Williams Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Edgerton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Edgerton is the Williams Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Edon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Edon is the Williams Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Holiday City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Holiday City is the Williams Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Kunkle The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kunkle is the Williams Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Lake Seneca The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lake Seneca is the Williams Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Montpelier The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Montpelier is the Williams Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Pioneer The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pioneer is the Williams Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Pulaski The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pulaski is the Williams Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Stryker The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Stryker is the Williams Metropolitan Housing Authority.
West Unity The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Unity is the Williams Metropolitan Housing Authority.