Affordable Housing In Avon Lake
Lorain County, Ohio

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Avon Lake

Beachpark Towers

33687 Lake Rd
Avon Lake, Ohio
$755
1 BR
Subsidized
62+

Meadow Vistas

373 Lear Road
Avon Lake, Ohio
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Avon Lake, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Avon Lake, Ohio

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 $804 and $982.

2022 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
Avon Lake, Ohio Fair Market Rent $632 $732 $893 $1,169 $1,224
Avon Lake, Ohio Payment Standard Range $569 to $695 $659 to $805 $804 to $982 $1,052 to $1,286 $1,102 to $1,346

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com 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 $78,600

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

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Avon Lake AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,550 $18,900 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Avon Lake AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$27,550 $31,450 $35,400 $39,300 $42,450 $45,600 $48,750 $51,900
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Avon Lake AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$44,050 $50,350 $56,650 $62,900 $67,950 $73,000 $78,000 $83,050