Affordable Housing In Canton
Stark County, Ohio

Affordable Housing programs support 3,193 income based apartments in Canton where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 654 affordable apartments in Canton that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Canton, Ohio

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

VIctory Square Apartments

1206 Lippert Rd Ne
Canton, Ohio
Rent Assisted

Ican Gardens Apartments

3302 Millvale Ave NE
Canton, Ohio
Rent Assisted
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

St Pauls Senior Housing

1732 Market Ave N
Canton, Ohio
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Mayfield Manor

3844 11th St SW
Canton, Ohio
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Village Towers

4955 Higbee Ave NW
Canton, Ohio
Rent Assisted

Downtowner

621 Market Ave N
Canton, Ohio
Rent Assisted

Cedar Oaks

3538 Millvale Ave NE
Canton, Ohio
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Village Garden

1327 Market Ave N
Canton, Ohio
Rent Assisted

Sahara Apartments

2924 Rem Cir NE
Canton, Ohio
Rent Assisted

Washington Towne Homes

1600 10th St NE
Canton, Ohio
Rent Assisted
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Public Housing Agencies Serving Canton, 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
Stark 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 Canton.

Canton, Ohio Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Canton, Ohio

Canton features 3,193 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 Canton, Ohio

There are 654 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Canton.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Canton, Ohio

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Canton, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $775 and $947.

2023 Canton, 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
Canton, Ohio Fair Market Rent $576 $654 $861 $1,086 $1,157
Canton, Ohio Payment Standard Range $518 to $634 $589 to $719 $775 to $947 $977 to $1,195 $1,041 to $1,273

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Canton, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 51
Total Low Income Apartments 3,847
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 3,193
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 51%
Average Renter Household Size 2.31
Average Household Size 2.31
Median Household Income $29,418 ±$1,454
Median Rent $599 ±$19
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49.09% ± 3.19pp
Total Population 72,463

Population and Household Demographics

Canton is a city in Stark County, Ohio with a population of 72,463. There are 30,220 households in the city with an average household size of 2.31 persons. 51% of households in Canton are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Canton

The median gross income for households in Canton is $29,418 a year, or $2,452 a month. The median rent for the city is $599 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Canton, a household making less than $1,997 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.09% of households who rent are overburdened in Canton.

Area Median Income In Canton

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 Canton, the AMI is calculated from all households within Stark County.

In Canton, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $76,900

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 Canton

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 Canton

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Canton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,150 $18,450 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Canton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$26,950 $30,800 $34,650 $38,450 $41,550 $44,650 $47,700 $50,800
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Canton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$43,050 $49,200 $55,350 $61,500 $66,450 $71,350 $76,300 $81,200