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Affordable Housing In Barberton
Summit County, Ohio

14 Low Income Apartment Communities In Barberton

Elson Pointe

370 Elson Ave
Barberton, Ohio
3-4 BR

Heritage Place

41 30th St NW
Barberton, Ohio

Hilltop House

303 E Tuscarawas Ave
Barberton, Ohio

Allen Dickson Senior Apartments

21 23rd St NW
Barberton, Ohio

Crimson Terrace

408 Herms Court
Barberton, Ohio

Alexander Square Apartments

553 W Tuscarawas Ave
Barberton, Ohio

Wdk Apartments

426 4th St NW
Barberton, Ohio

Village at Anna Dean

Robinson Ave
Barberton, Ohio

Van Buren Homes

410 Pasadena Place
Barberton, Ohio


420 S Van Buren Ave
Barberton, Ohio

Housing Authorities that serve Barberton

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Barberton, Ohio

There are 14 low income housing apartment communities offering 958 affordable apartments for rent in Barberton, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Barberton, Ohio

Barberton features 655 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 Barberton, Ohio

There are 303 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Barberton.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Barberton, Ohio

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Barberton landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Barberton.

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

2021 Barberton, 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
Barberton, Ohio Fair Market Rent $566 $664 $849 $1,069 $1,151
Barberton, Ohio Payment Standard Range $509 to $623 $598 to $730 $764 to $934 $962 to $1,176 $1,036 to $1,266

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Barberton, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 14
Total Low Income Apartments 958
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 655
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 36.26%
Average Renter Household Size 2.49
Average Household Size 2.46
Median Household Income $37,717 ±$2,432
Median Rent $653 ±$30
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.2% ± 7.85pp
Total Population 26,340

Population and Household Demographics

Barberton is a city in Summit County, Ohio with a population of 26,340. There are 10,551 households in the city with an average household size of 2.46 persons. 36.26% of households in Barberton are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Barberton

The median gross income for households in Barberton is $37,717 a year, or $3,143 a month. The median rent for the city is $653 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Barberton, a household making less than $2,177 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.2% of households who rent are overburdened in Barberton.

Area Median Income In Barberton

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 Barberton, the AMI is calculated from all households within Summit County.

In Barberton, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $83,300

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 Barberton

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 Barberton

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Barberton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,850 $19,250 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Barberton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$28,050 $32,050 $36,050 $40,050 $43,300 $46,500 $49,700 $52,900
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Barberton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$44,900 $51,300 $57,700 $64,100 $69,250 $74,400 $79,500 $84,650