Affordable Housing In Green
Summit County, Ohio

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Green, 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 Green, Ohio

Housing Authority Programs
Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Green, Ohio

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

Income Based Apartments in Green, Ohio

Green 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 Green, Ohio

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Green, Ohio

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Green, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $801 and $979.

2022 Green, 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
Green, Ohio Fair Market Rent $610 $702 $890 $1,126 $1,207
Green, Ohio Payment Standard Range $549 to $671 $632 to $772 $801 to $979 $1,013 to $1,239 $1,086 to $1,328

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Green, 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 24.61%
Average Renter Household Size 1.96
Average Household Size 2.50
Median Household Income $62,605 ±$5,577
Median Rent $767 ±$42
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 37.43% ± 8.5pp
Total Population 25,868

Population and Household Demographics

Green is a city in Summit County, Ohio with a population of 25,868. There are 10,291 households in the city with an average household size of 2.50 persons. 24.61% of households in Green are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Green

The median gross income for households in Green is $62,605 a year, or $5,217 a month. The median rent for the city is $767 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Green, a household making less than $2,557 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 37.43% of households who rent are overburdened in Green.

Area Median Income In Green

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 Green, the AMI is calculated from all households within Summit County.

In Green, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $83,300

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 Green

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 Green

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Green AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,850 $19,250 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Green AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$28,050 $32,050 $36,050 $40,050 $43,300 $46,500 $49,700 $52,900
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Green AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$44,900 $51,300 $57,700 $64,100 $69,250 $74,400 $79,500 $84,650