Austintown, Ohio Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 501 income based apartments in Austintown where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 0 affordable apartments in Austintown that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Austintown, Ohio

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

Joseph Knight Towers

107 Westchester Dr
Austintown, Ohio
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Compass West

1050 Compass West Dr
Austintown, Ohio
Rent Assisted
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Affordable Housing Near Austintown

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City Apartments
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Public Housing Agencies Serving Austintown, 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.

Waiting lists for project-based assistance, like the Public Housing program, are open:

Housing Authority Programs
Youngstown Metropolitan Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Ohio Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Austintown.

Austintown, Ohio Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Austintown, Ohio

Austintown features 501 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 Austintown, Ohio

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Austintown.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Austintown, Ohio

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Austintown, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $715 and $873.

2023 Austintown, 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
Austintown, Ohio Fair Market Rent $573 $632 $794 $1,050 $1,113
Austintown, Ohio Payment Standard Range $516 to $630 $569 to $695 $715 to $873 $945 to $1,155 $1,002 to $1,224

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Austintown, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 501
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 501
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 36.12%
Average Renter Household Size 1.80
Average Household Size 2.22
Median Household Income $41,276 ±$2,002
Median Rent $594 ±$20
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 40.25% ± 6.97pp
Total Population 28,759

Population and Household Demographics

Austintown is a city in Mahoning County, Ohio with a population of 28,759. There are 12,792 households in the city with an average household size of 2.22 persons. 36.12% of households in Austintown are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Austintown

The median gross income for households in Austintown is $41,276 a year, or $3,440 a month. The median rent for the city is $594 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Austintown, a household making less than $1,980 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 40.25% of households who rent are overburdened in Austintown.

Area Median Income In Austintown

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 Austintown, the AMI is calculated from all households within Mahoning County.

In Austintown, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,200

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 Austintown

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 Austintown

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Austintown AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,600 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Austintown AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,950 $29,650 $33,350 $37,050 $40,050 $43,000 $45,950 $48,950
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Austintown AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$41,550 $47,450 $53,400 $59,300 $64,050 $68,800 $73,550 $78,300