Affordable Housing In Wood County
Ohio

Affordable Housing programs support 895 income based apartments in Wood County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 500 affordable apartments in Wood County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Wood County, Ohio

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Wood County. Go to the Ohio Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Wood County.

Bowling Green Manor

1070 Fairview Ave
Bowling Green, Ohio
Affordable

Bowling Green Senior Community

1009 Chauncey Ln
Bowling Green, Ohio
Affordable

Arbors at Bowling Green

360 Colony Ln
Bowling Green, Ohio
Affordable
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Affordable Housing In Wood County

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City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Bowling Green, OH Affordable Housing programs support 11 apartment communities in Bowling Green.
Affordable Housing In North Baltimore, OH Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in North Baltimore.
Affordable Housing In Northwood, OH Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Northwood.
Affordable Housing In Perrysburg, OH Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Perrysburg.
Affordable Housing In Rossford, OH Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Rossford.
Affordable Housing In Walbridge, OH Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Walbridge.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Wood 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Bowling Green Housing Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)
Go to the Ohio Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Wood County.

Wood County, Ohio Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Wood County, Ohio

Wood County features 895 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 Wood County, Ohio

There are 500 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Wood County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Wood County, Ohio

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Wood County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Wood County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Wood County, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $815 and $997.

2023 Wood 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
Wood County, Ohio Fair Market Rent $637 $698 $906 $1,218 $1,310
Wood County, Ohio Payment Standard Range $573 to $701 $628 to $768 $815 to $997 $1,096 to $1,340 $1,179 to $1,441

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Wood County, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 23
Total Low Income Apartments 1,507
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 895
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.24%
Average Renter Household Size 2.18
Average Household Size 2.44
Median Household Income $53,577 ±$1,562
Median Rent $727 ±$19
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.46% ± 3.32pp
Total Population 128,885

Population and Household Demographics

Wood County is a county in Ohio with a population of 128,885. There are 50,091 households in the county with an average household size of 2.44 persons. 33.24% of households in Wood County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Wood County

The median gross income for households in Wood County is $53,577 a year, or $4,465 a month. The median rent for the county is $727 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Wood County, a household making less than $2,423 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.46% of households who rent are overburdened in Wood County.

Area Median Income In Wood 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 Wood County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $77,800

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 Wood 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 Wood County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Wood County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,350 $18,700 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Wood County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$27,250 $31,150 $35,050 $38,900 $42,050 $45,150 $48,250 $51,350
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Wood County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$43,600 $49,800 $56,050 $62,250 $67,250 $72,250 $77,200 $82,200