Affordable Housing In Erie County

Waiting List Openings In Erie County

Waiting ListStatus
Erie Metropolitan Housing Authority Public Housing Open Now

17 Low Income Apartment Communities In Erie County

The Reserve at Lakeview Landing

512 Berlin Road
Huron, OH
1-2 BR

Villa on the Lake Apartments

Rye Beach Rd
Huron, OH
1 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Erie Village Apartments

221 Rye Beach Road
Huron, OH
Income Based
1 BR

Nickel Plate Plaza Apartments

975 Monroe Street
Bellevue, OH
1-2 BR

Bellevue Rotary Commons

259 Northwest St
Bellevue, OH

Community Plaza

1211 McKinley St
Sandusky, OH
Elderly Supportive Housing

Woodlawn Court

811 Woodlawn Ave
Sandusky, OH
Disabled Supportive Housing

Echo Duplexes

511 Carroll Ave
Sandusky, OH
Disabled Supportive Housing

Corason Place

2028 Foxborough Cir
Sandusky, OH
Disabled Supportive Housing

Sunnyside Acres

1440 Judy Ln
Sandusky, OH

Housing Authorities that serve Erie County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Erie County, Ohio

There are 17 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,043 affordable apartments for rent in Erie County, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Erie County, Ohio

Erie County features 616 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 Erie County, Ohio

There are 290 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Erie County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Erie County, Ohio

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Erie County, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $682 and $834.

2020 Erie 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
Fair Market Rent $516 $581 $758 $958 $1,153
Payment Standard Range $464 to $568 $523 to $639 $682 to $834 $862 to $1,054 $1,038 to $1,268

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Erie County, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 17
Total Low Income Apartments 1,043
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 616
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 31.38%
Average Renter Household Size 2.21
Average Household Size 2.35
Median Household Income $48,011 ±$1,442
Median Rent $707 ±$21
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.06% ± 3.88pp
Total Population 76,141

Population and Household Demographics

Erie County is a County in Ohio with a population of 76,141. There are 31,767 households in the county with an average household size of 2.35 persons. 31.38% of households in Erie County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Erie County

The median gross income for households in Erie County is $48,011 a year, or $4,001 a month. The median rent for the county is $707 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Erie County, a household making less than $2,357 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.06% of households who rent are overburdened in Erie County.1

Area Median Income In Erie 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 Erie County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $69,400

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 Erie 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 Erie County HUD Rental Assistance in Erie County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,500 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $24,100 $27,550 $31,000 $34,400 $37,200 $39,950 $42,700 $45,450
80% of Median $38,550 $44,050 $49,550 $55,050 $59,500 $63,900 $68,300 $72,700

Cities In Erie County

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City Listings Served By
Sandusky 10 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sandusky is the Erie Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Huron 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Huron is the Erie Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Bellevue 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bellevue is the Erie Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Bay View 0
Berlin Heights 0
Beulah Beach 0
Castalia 0
Crystal Rock 0
Kelleys Island 0
Milan 0
Vermilion 0
Whites Landing 0