Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Massillon, OH

Discover affordable housing in Massillon where there are 15+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Friendship Village

1308 Cherry Rd NW , Massillon, Ohio 44647

bed 1-2
accessibility Accessible

Yorkview Estates Apartments

2198 Harsh Ave SE, Massillon, Ohio 44646

bed 2-3

Massillon Housing for the Elderly

400 23rd St NE, Massillon, Ohio 44646

Bradley Place Senior Apartment Homes

125 David Canary Dr SW, Massillon, Ohio 44647

bed 2
payment $699/mo.

1328 Kracker St NW

1328 Kracker St NW, Massillon, Ohio 44646

bed 3
payment $995/mo.

9 Ohio Ave NW

9 Ohio Ave NW, Massillon, Ohio 44646

bed 2
payment $795/mo.

2846 Connecticut St SW

2846 Connecticut St SW, Massillon, Ohio 44646

bed 2
payment $900/mo.

Massillon Senior Apartments

59 Lincoln Way E, Massillon, Ohio 44646

Mayflower Apartments

424 Grosvenor St, Massillon, Ohio 44647

bed 1

Quarry Ridge

1280 Cherry Rd NW, Massillon, Ohio 44647

Riverview Towers

223 2nd St SW, Massillon, Ohio 44646

Massillon Homes

SE Massillon, Massillon, Ohio 44646

Lincoln Apartments

815 Lincoln Way E, Massillon, Ohio 44646

Scattered Sites

454 19th St NW, Massillon, Ohio 44647

Willow - Franklin - Underhill

1120 16th St SE, Massillon, Ohio 44646

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Massillon, Ohio

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Massillon, Ohio
$10.14 (+145%) more than Ohio minimum wage and $9.89 (+136%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
Learn More About Massillon, Ohio Affordable Housing ↓

What HUD offices serve Massillon, 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Massillon, Ohio.

Go to the Ohio Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Massillon.

How many renters live in Massillon, Ohio?

The City of Massillon has 32,179 people living in 13,974 households.

There are 10,838 renters living in 5,322 renter households in this City. Renters make up 33.68 percent of the population living in Massillon.

What is the rental market like in Massillon, Ohio?

There are an estimated 15,241 housing units in the Massillon area. Of these, 5,474 units are rental homes, making up 36 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Massillon, Ohio, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Massillon?

The rental vacancy rate in Massillon is 2 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Massillon for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Massillon
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
126 1,481 2,272 1,196 247
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Massillon

A large number of apartments in Massillon have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Massillon are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 38 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 15 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Massillon

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $613 to $1,205. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $613
One BR $690
Two BR $905
Three BR $1,134
Four BR $1,205
2024 Fair Market Rents in Massillon, Ohio

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Massillon?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 8 6 percent
One BR 1,015 69 percent
Two BR 1,357 60 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Massillon, Ohio

How many affordable rental units are in Massillon?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Massillon, Ohio including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 272
Public Housing 293
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 261
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly 55
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities 24
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Massillon, Ohio

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Massillon, Ohio

Massillon features 663 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 Massillon, Ohio

There are 173 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Massillon.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Massillon, Ohio

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Massillon, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $815 and $996.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.