Affordable Housing In Eaton Estates
Lorain County, Ohio

Housing Authorities that serve Eaton Estates

Housing Authority Programs
Lorain Metropolitan Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Eaton Estates, Ohio

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Eaton Estates, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Eaton Estates, Ohio

Eaton Estates features 0 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 Eaton Estates, Ohio

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Eaton Estates, Ohio

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Eaton Estates landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Eaton Estates.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Eaton Estates, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $764 and $934.

2020 Eaton Estates, 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 $585 $691 $849 $1,119 $1,174
Payment Standard Range $527 to $644 $622 to $760 $764 to $934 $1,007 to $1,231 $1,057 to $1,291

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Eaton Estates, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.07%
Average Renter Household Size 2.52
Average Household Size 2.59
Median Household Income $50,083 ±$15,909
Median Rent $899 ±$303
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.08% ± 26.99pp
Total Population 1,032

Population and Household Demographics

Eaton Estates is a City in Lorain County, Ohio with a population of 1,032. There are 399 households in the city with an average household size of 2.59 persons. 26.07% of households in Eaton Estates are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Eaton Estates

The median gross income for households in Eaton Estates is $50,083 a year, or $4,174 a month. The median rent for the city is $899 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Eaton Estates, a household making less than $2,997 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.08% of households who rent are overburdened in Eaton Estates.1

Area Median Income In Eaton Estates

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 Eaton Estates, the AMI is calculated from all households within Lorain County.

In Eaton Estates, 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 Eaton Estates

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 Eaton Estates

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