Affordable Housing In Cuyahoga County
324 Low Income Apartment Communities In Cuyahoga County
Housing Authorities that serve Cuyahoga County
|Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
|Emerald Development And Economic Network||Mainstream Voucher; Shelter Plus Care|
|Parma Public Housing Agency||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Other Housing Authorities located in Cuyahoga County
|New Avenues To Independence Inc.||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Cuyahoga County, Ohio
There are 324 low income housing apartment communities offering 32,992 affordable apartments for rent in Cuyahoga County, Ohio.
Income Based Apartments in Cuyahoga County, Ohio
Cuyahoga County features 19,326 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 Cuyahoga County, Ohio
There are 10,671 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Cuyahoga County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Cuyahoga County, Ohio
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Cuyahoga County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Cuyahoga County.
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Cuyahoga County, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||324|
|Total Low Income Apartments||32,992|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||19,326|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||40.66%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.10|
|Average Household Size||2.31|
|Median Household Income||$44,190 ±$438|
|Median Rent||$730 ±$4|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||47.61% ± 0.88pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Cuyahoga County is a County in Ohio with a population of 1,263,189. There are 534,719 households in the county with an average household size of 2.31 persons. 40.66% of households in Cuyahoga County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Cuyahoga County
The median gross income for households in Cuyahoga County is $44,190 a year, or $3,683 a month. The median rent for the county is $730 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Cuyahoga County, a household making less than $2,433 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.61% of households who rent are overburdened in Cuyahoga County.1
Area Median Income In Cuyahoga County
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.
In Cuyahoga County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $73,700
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 Cuyahoga County
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 Cuyahoga County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$15,500||$17,700||$21,330||$25,750||$30,170||$34,590||$39,010||$43,430|
|50% of Median||$25,800||$29,500||$33,200||$36,850||$39,800||$42,750||$45,700||$48,650|
|80% of Median||$41,300||$47,200||$53,100||$58,950||$63,700||$68,400||$73,100||$77,850|
Cities In Cuyahoga County
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