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Affordable Housing In Chardon
Geauga County, Ohio

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Chardon

Scranton Woods Cloverdale

385 Center St
Chardon, Ohio
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Housing Authorities that serve Chardon

Housing Authority Programs
Geauga Metropolitan Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency

Guide To Affordable Housing in Chardon, Ohio

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 243 affordable apartments for rent in Chardon, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Chardon, Ohio

Chardon features 243 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 Chardon, Ohio

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Chardon, Ohio

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Chardon, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $779 and $952.

2021 Chardon, 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 $599 $705 $865 $1,137 $1,188
Payment Standard Range $539 to $659 $635 to $776 $779 to $952 $1,023 to $1,251 $1,069 to $1,307

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Chardon, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 243
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 243
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 40.66%
Average Renter Household Size 1.94
Average Household Size 2.26
Median Household Income $58,529 ±$8,547
Median Rent $668 ±$60
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50.88% ± 15.72pp
Total Population 5,170

Population and Household Demographics

Chardon is a city in Geauga County, Ohio with a population of 5,170. There are 2,238 households in the city with an average household size of 2.26 persons. 40.66% of households in Chardon are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Chardon

The median gross income for households in Chardon is $58,529 a year, or $4,877 a month. The median rent for the city is $668 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Chardon, a household making less than $2,227 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50.88% of households who rent are overburdened in Chardon.

Area Median Income In Chardon

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 Chardon, the AMI is calculated from all households within Geauga County.

In Chardon, 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 Chardon

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 Chardon

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