Boardman, Ohio Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 68 income based apartments in Boardman where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 43 affordable apartments in Boardman that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Boardman, Ohio

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

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44 Boardman Blvd
Boardman, Ohio
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Affordable Housing Near Boardman

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Public Housing Agencies Serving Boardman, 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 Boardman.

Boardman, Ohio Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Boardman, Ohio

Boardman features 68 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 Boardman, Ohio

There are 43 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Boardman.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Boardman, Ohio

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Boardman landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Boardman.

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

2023 Boardman, 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
Boardman, Ohio Fair Market Rent $573 $632 $794 $1,050 $1,113
Boardman, 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 research.

Boardman, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 111
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 68
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 35.71%
Average Renter Household Size 1.89
Average Household Size 2.23
Median Household Income $49,560 ±$3,172
Median Rent $620 ±$21
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.46% ± 6.1pp
Total Population 34,794

Population and Household Demographics

Boardman is a city in Mahoning County, Ohio with a population of 34,794. There are 15,418 households in the city with an average household size of 2.23 persons. 35.71% of households in Boardman are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Boardman

The median gross income for households in Boardman is $49,560 a year, or $4,130 a month. The median rent for the city is $620 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Boardman, a household making less than $2,067 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.46% of households who rent are overburdened in Boardman.

Area Median Income In Boardman

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

In Boardman, 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 Boardman

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 Boardman

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Boardman 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 Boardman 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 Boardman 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