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Affordable Housing In Zanesville
Muskingum County, Ohio

22 Low Income Apartment Communities In Zanesville

Troon Crossing

601 Troon Xing
Zanesville, Ohio
2-4 BR

Mapleview Terrace

1336 Athena Ln
Zanesville, Ohio

Colony Terrace II

3380 Morris Dr
Zanesville, Ohio

Colony Terrace I

1341 Brandywine Pl
Zanesville, Ohio

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502 Market St
Zanesville, Ohio
Elderly Supportive Housing

Muskingum Arc Apartments

440 Park Ave
Zanesville, Ohio
Elderly Supportive Housing

Zane Trace Village

1600 Adams Ln
Zanesville, Ohio
Elderly Supportive Housing

Seton Housing Inc ( Zanesville )

516 Sheridan St
Zanesville, Ohio
Elderly Supportive Housing

M and J II

352 Sheridan St
Zanesville, Ohio

Mount Anderson Apartments

145 Blocksom St
Zanesville, Ohio

Housing Authorities that serve Zanesville

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Zanesville, Ohio

There are 22 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,510 affordable apartments for rent in Zanesville, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Zanesville, Ohio

Zanesville features 1,066 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 Zanesville, Ohio

There are 444 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Zanesville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Zanesville, Ohio

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Zanesville, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $647 and $791.

2020 Zanesville, 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 $499 $568 $719 $896 $1,066
Payment Standard Range $449 to $549 $511 to $625 $647 to $791 $806 to $986 $959 to $1,173

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Zanesville, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 22
Total Low Income Apartments 1,510
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,066
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 56.19%
Average Renter Household Size 2.27
Average Household Size 2.27
Median Household Income $26,268 ±$2,143
Median Rent $611 ±$32
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.38% ± 5.35pp
Total Population 25,470

Population and Household Demographics

Zanesville is a city in Muskingum County, Ohio with a population of 25,470. There are 11,010 households in the city with an average household size of 2.27 persons. 56.19% of households in Zanesville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Zanesville

The median gross income for households in Zanesville is $26,268 a year, or $2,189 a month. The median rent for the city is $611 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Zanesville, a household making less than $2,037 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.38% of households who rent are overburdened in Zanesville.

Area Median Income In Zanesville

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 Zanesville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Muskingum County.

In Zanesville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $62,200

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 Zanesville

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 Zanesville

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