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Affordable Housing In Avon Lake
Lorain County, Ohio

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Avon Lake

Beachpark Towers

33687 Lake Rd
Avon Lake, Ohio
1 BR

Meadow Vistas

373 Lear Road
Avon Lake, Ohio
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
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Housing Authorities that serve Avon Lake

Housing Authority Programs
Lorain Metropolitan Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Avon Lake, Ohio

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 175 affordable apartments for rent in Avon Lake, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Avon Lake, Ohio

Avon Lake features 151 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 Avon Lake, Ohio

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Avon Lake, Ohio

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Avon Lake landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Avon Lake.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Avon Lake, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $764 and $934.

2020 Avon Lake, 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 $585 $691 $849 $1,119 $1,174
Payment Standard Range $527 to $644 $622 to $760 $764 to $934 $1,007 to $1,231 $1,057 to $1,291

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Avon Lake, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 175
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 151
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 20.2%
Average Renter Household Size 1.93
Average Household Size 2.56
Median Household Income $82,720 ±$4,686
Median Rent $1,111 ±$66
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.07% ± 10.83pp
Total Population 23,052

Population and Household Demographics

Avon Lake is a city in Lorain County, Ohio with a population of 23,052. There are 8,962 households in the city with an average household size of 2.56 persons. 20.2% of households in Avon Lake are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Avon Lake

The median gross income for households in Avon Lake is $82,720 a year, or $6,893 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,111 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Avon Lake, a household making less than $3,703 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.07% of households who rent are overburdened in Avon Lake.

Area Median Income In Avon Lake

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 Avon Lake, the AMI is calculated from all households within Lorain County.

In Avon Lake, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $76,000

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 Avon Lake

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 Avon Lake

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,000 $18,250 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $26,600 $30,400 $34,200 $38,000 $41,050 $44,100 $47,150 $50,200
80% of Median $42,600 $48,650 $54,750 $60,800 $65,700 $70,550 $75,400 $80,300