Affordable Housing In Cuyahoga County
Ohio

338 Low Income Apartment Communities In Cuyahoga County

Warrensville Community Apartments

1500 Warrensville Center Rd
Cleveland Heights, Ohio
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Accessible

Lourexis

5111 Hector Ave
Cleveland, Ohio
Income Based
Studio-1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Alexia Manor

5125 Hector Ave
Cleveland, Ohio
$630
1 BR
Subsidized
62+

Sankofa Village

2390 E 30th Street
Cleveland, Ohio
Call For Rent
1-4 BR

Arbor Park Village

3750 Fleming Ave
Cleveland, Ohio
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
Subsidized

Langston Commons

2324 East 33rd St
Cleveland, Ohio
Income Based
2-4 BR
Subsidized

Holy Redeemer

885 Ruple Rd
Cleveland, Ohio
Income Based
Studio-1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Mother Teresa Commons

25031 Columbus Rd
Bedford Heights, Ohio
Call For Rent
1 BR

Residences at Cornerstone

18231 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, Ohio
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

MARC Apartments

4733 Lee Rd
Cleveland, Ohio
Income Based
Studio-2 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Cuyahoga County, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Cuyahoga County, Ohio

Housing Authority Programs
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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Cuyahoga County, Ohio

There are 338 low income housing apartment communities offering 34,157 affordable apartments for rent in Cuyahoga County, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Cuyahoga County, Ohio

Cuyahoga County features 19,828 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 10,789 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.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Cuyahoga County, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $804 and $982.

2022 Cuyahoga County, 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
Cuyahoga County, Ohio Fair Market Rent $632 $732 $893 $1,169 $1,224
Cuyahoga County, Ohio Payment Standard Range $569 to $695 $659 to $805 $804 to $982 $1,052 to $1,286 $1,102 to $1,346

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Cuyahoga County, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 338
Total Low Income Apartments 34,157
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 19,828
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
Total Population 1,263,189

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.

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 $78,600

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

1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Cuyahoga County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,550 $18,900 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Cuyahoga County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$27,550 $31,450 $35,400 $39,300 $42,450 $45,600 $48,750 $51,900
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Cuyahoga County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$44,050 $50,350 $56,650 $62,900 $67,950 $73,000 $78,000 $83,050

Cities In Cuyahoga County

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City Served By
Bay Village The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bay Village are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Emerald Development And Economic Network and Parma Public Housing Agency.
Beachwood The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Beachwood are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Emerald Development And Economic Network and Parma Public Housing Agency.
Bedford The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bedford are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Emerald Development And Economic Network and Parma Public Housing Agency.
Bedford Heights The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bedford Heights are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Emerald Development And Economic Network and Parma Public Housing Agency.
Bentleyville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bentleyville are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Parma Public Housing Agency and Emerald Development And Economic Network.
Berea The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Berea are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Emerald Development And Economic Network and Parma Public Housing Agency.
Bratenahl The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bratenahl are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Parma Public Housing Agency and Emerald Development And Economic Network.
Brecksville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Brecksville are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Parma Public Housing Agency and Emerald Development And Economic Network.
Broadview Heights The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Broadview Heights are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Parma Public Housing Agency and Emerald Development And Economic Network.
Brook Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Brook Park are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Parma Public Housing Agency and Emerald Development And Economic Network.
Brooklyn The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Brooklyn are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Parma Public Housing Agency and Emerald Development And Economic Network.
Brooklyn Heights The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Brooklyn Heights are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Parma Public Housing Agency and Emerald Development And Economic Network.
Chagrin Falls The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Chagrin Falls are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Parma Public Housing Agency and Emerald Development And Economic Network.
Cleveland The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Cleveland are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Emerald Development And Economic Network and Parma Public Housing Agency.
Cleveland Heights The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Cleveland Heights are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Emerald Development And Economic Network and Parma Public Housing Agency.
Cuyahoga Heights The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Cuyahoga Heights are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Parma Public Housing Agency and Emerald Development And Economic Network.
East Cleveland The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve East Cleveland are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Emerald Development And Economic Network and Parma Public Housing Agency.
Euclid The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Euclid are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Emerald Development And Economic Network and Parma Public Housing Agency.
Fairview Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Fairview Park are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Emerald Development And Economic Network and Parma Public Housing Agency.
Garfield Heights The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Garfield Heights are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Emerald Development And Economic Network and Parma Public Housing Agency.
Gates Mills The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Gates Mills are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Parma Public Housing Agency and Emerald Development And Economic Network.
Glenwillow The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Glenwillow are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Parma Public Housing Agency and Emerald Development And Economic Network.
Highland Heights The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Highland Heights are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Parma Public Housing Agency and Emerald Development And Economic Network.
Highland Hills The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Highland Hills are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Emerald Development And Economic Network and Parma Public Housing Agency.
Hunting Valley The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hunting Valley are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Parma Public Housing Agency and Emerald Development And Economic Network.
Independence The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Independence are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Parma Public Housing Agency and Emerald Development And Economic Network.
Lakewood The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lakewood are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Emerald Development And Economic Network and Parma Public Housing Agency.
Linndale The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Linndale are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Parma Public Housing Agency and Emerald Development And Economic Network.
Lyndhurst The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lyndhurst are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Emerald Development And Economic Network and Parma Public Housing Agency.
Maple Heights The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Maple Heights are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Parma Public Housing Agency and Emerald Development And Economic Network.
Mayfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Mayfield are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Parma Public Housing Agency and Emerald Development And Economic Network.
Mayfield Heights The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Mayfield Heights are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Emerald Development And Economic Network and Parma Public Housing Agency.
Mayfield Village The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Mayfield Village are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Parma Public Housing Agency and Emerald Development And Economic Network.
Middleburg Heights The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Middleburg Heights are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Parma Public Housing Agency and Emerald Development And Economic Network.
Moreland Hills The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Moreland Hills are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Parma Public Housing Agency and Emerald Development And Economic Network.
Newburgh Heights The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Newburgh Heights are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Parma Public Housing Agency and Emerald Development And Economic Network.
North Olmsted The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve North Olmsted are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Emerald Development And Economic Network and Parma Public Housing Agency.
North Randall The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve North Randall are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Parma Public Housing Agency and Emerald Development And Economic Network.
North Royalton The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve North Royalton are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Emerald Development And Economic Network and Parma Public Housing Agency.
Oakwood The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Oakwood are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Parma Public Housing Agency and Emerald Development And Economic Network.
Olmsted Falls The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Olmsted Falls are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Parma Public Housing Agency and Emerald Development And Economic Network.
Orange The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Orange are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Parma Public Housing Agency and Emerald Development And Economic Network.
Parma The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Parma are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Emerald Development And Economic Network and Parma Public Housing Agency.
Parma Heights The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Parma Heights are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Parma Public Housing Agency and Emerald Development And Economic Network.
Pepper Pike The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Pepper Pike are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Parma Public Housing Agency and Emerald Development And Economic Network.
Richmond Heights The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Richmond Heights are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Parma Public Housing Agency and Emerald Development And Economic Network.
Rocky River The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Rocky River are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Emerald Development And Economic Network and Parma Public Housing Agency.
Seven Hills The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Seven Hills are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Parma Public Housing Agency and Emerald Development And Economic Network.
Shaker Heights The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Shaker Heights are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Emerald Development And Economic Network and Parma Public Housing Agency.
Solon The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Solon are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Emerald Development And Economic Network and Parma Public Housing Agency.
South Euclid The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve South Euclid are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Emerald Development And Economic Network and Parma Public Housing Agency.
Strongsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Strongsville are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Parma Public Housing Agency and Emerald Development And Economic Network.
University Heights The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve University Heights are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Emerald Development And Economic Network and Parma Public Housing Agency.
Valley View The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Valley View are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Parma Public Housing Agency and Emerald Development And Economic Network.
Walton Hills The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Walton Hills are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Parma Public Housing Agency and Emerald Development And Economic Network.
Warrensville Height The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Warrensville Height are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Parma Public Housing Agency and Emerald Development And Economic Network.
Warrensville Heights The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Warrensville Heights are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Parma Public Housing Agency and Emerald Development And Economic Network.
Westlake The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Westlake are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Parma Public Housing Agency and Emerald Development And Economic Network.
Woodmere The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Woodmere are the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Parma Public Housing Agency and Emerald Development And Economic Network.