Qualifying For HUD Housing Section 8 Vouchers In Portsmouth, OH

HUD Housing eligibility is determined by the Scioto County Public Housing Authority.

Income may not exceed 50% of the median income from the table below. The Housing Authority must provide 75 percent of vouchers to those whose income does not exceed 30% of the median income listed below.

HUD Income Limits 2022 in Portsmouth, Ohio.

HUD Designated Metro Area: Income Limits

2022Median Family Income2022 Yearly Income Limit2022 Yearly Income Limit - Person(s) in Family
Income LimitsCategory12345
Scioto County, OH$67,100Very Low Income (50%)$25,950$29,650$33,350$37,050$40,050
Extremely Low Income (30%)$15,600$18,310$23,030$27,750$32,470
Low Income (80%) $41,550$47,450$53,400$59,300$64,050

HUD Housing Low Income Tax Credit (LIHTC) Properties In Portsmouth, OH

Listed below are the Section 42, LIHTC apartments in Portsmouth, OH. LIHTC apartment rents are not based on the tenants income. Income credit set aside brackets are selected during the apartment credit applications are used to determine the apartment rents.

The rents are based upon the Area Medium Income (AMI) and tenant based utility allowances. At least 20% of these apartments (listed below), must provide these low rates for low-income tenants.

LIHTC Maximum Rents

The maximum allowable rents are equal to 30% of the Area Medium Income (AMI), less the utility allowances.

HUD Fair Market Rents for Portsmouth, OH Scioto County

Apartment SizeHUD's Monthly Fair Market Rent For AreaLIHTC Maximum Rent
Studio Apartments$648Estimated $194.40 - utility allowance
One Bedroom Apartments$738Estimated $221.40 - utility allowance
Two Bedroom Apartments$1048Estimated $314.40 - utility allowance
Three Bedroom Apartments$1125Estimated $337.50 - utility allowance


Available LIHTC Properties In Portsmouth, OH

Using the table above you can estimate what you would be paying by checking the LIHTC Maximum Rent section.

Contact these properties for openings and wait lists and price lists.

Scioto Apartments


Portsmouth, OH - 45662
Total Apartment Units: 24
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 24
Years In Service Since: 1991

Findlay Street Group

1206 Waller St
Portsmouth, OH - 45662
Total Apartment Units: 25
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 25
Years In Service Since: 1993

Anderson Building

301 Chillicothe St
Portsmouth, OH - 45662
Total Apartment Units: 40
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 40
2 Bedroom apartments 13
3 Bedroom apartments 27
Years In Service Since: 2002
Senior Apartments: YES

Hurth Apartments

222 Chillicothe St
Portsmouth, OH - 45662
Total Apartment Units: 39
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 39
1 Bedroom apartments 39
Years In Service Since: 2004
Senior Apartments: YES

Horizon House

700 Second St
Portsmouth, OH - 45662
Total Apartment Units: 50
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 50
1 Bedroom apartments 37
2 Bedroom apartments 8
Years In Service Since: 2011
Senior Apartments: YES

Scioto Valley Apartments

1420 16th Street
Portsmouth, OH - 45662
Total Apartment Units: 101
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 101
1 Bedroom apartments 47
2 Bedroom apartments 42
3 Bedroom apartments 12
Years In Service Since: 2019
Family Apartments: YES
Senior Apartments: YES
Disabled Apartments: YES
Accepts Homeless: YES


HUD Housing Section 8 and Multifamily Properties in Portsmouth, OH

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development provides active listings of Section 8 and Multifamily apartments. We have listed them below for you to contact. Check with them to see if they have current availabilities and/or waiting lists. With Section 8 properties, you will need a voucher. Contact the Scioto County Public Housing Authorities, listed at the top of this page.

Wayne Hills

2401 17th Street
Portsmouth, OH - 45662
Phone: 740-354-2086
Total Apartment Units: 243
Type of Listing: Subsidized, No HUD Financing

Horizon House Apartments

700 2nd St
Portsmouth, OH - 45662
Phone: 740 354-6393
Total Apartment Units: 50
Type of Listing: Subsidized, No HUD Financing

B.t. Washington Apartments

1106 Eleventh St
Portsmouth, OH - 45662
Phone: (740) 353-1808
Total Apartment Units: 20
Type of Listing: 202/811

Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program
Occupancy in Section 202 housing is open to any very low-income household comprised of at least one person who is at least 62 years old at the time of initial occupancy.
Section 811 - Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
The Section 811 program allows persons with disabilities to live as independently as possible in the community by subsidizing rental housing

Shawnee Apartments

315 Market St
Portsmouth, OH - 45662
Phone: (740) 354-1766
Total Apartment Units: 20
Type of Listing: 202/811

Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program
Occupancy in Section 202 housing is open to any very low-income household comprised of at least one person who is at least 62 years old at the time of initial occupancy.
Section 811 - Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
The Section 811 program allows persons with disabilities to live as independently as possible in the community by subsidizing rental housing

Scioto Valley Apartments

1420 16th St
Portsmouth, OH - 45662
Phone: (740) 353-5252
Total Apartment Units: 101
Type of Listing: Subsidized - Previously Insure

Riverview Retirement Center

500 Second St
Portsmouth, OH - 45662
Phone: 740-353-1128
Total Apartment Units: 106
Type of Listing: Insured-Subsidized

Rivertown Apartments A/k/a Hurth Apartments

222 Chillicothe St
Portsmouth, OH - 45662
Phone: 740-983-9732
Total Apartment Units: 39
Type of Listing: Subsidized - Previously Insure

Findlay Manor

931 15th St
Portsmouth, OH - 45662
Phone: (740)353-1050
Total Apartment Units: 25
Type of Listing: 202/811

Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program
Occupancy in Section 202 housing is open to any very low-income household comprised of at least one person who is at least 62 years old at the time of initial occupancy.
Section 811 - Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
The Section 811 program allows persons with disabilities to live as independently as possible in the community by subsidizing rental housing


About our Data

Our data is collected from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development data along with computations based on their rules on apartments/housing.

How does HUD housing work in Ohio?

You must qualify for the HUD apartments in the area you are searching. Then, you need to apply directly at the location or through the Public Housing Authority.