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Affordable Housing In Massillon
Stark County, Ohio

11 Low Income Apartment Communities In Massillon

Friendship Village

1308 Cherry Rd NW
Massillon, Ohio
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Disabled Supportive Housing

Bradley Place Senior Apartment Homes

125 David Canary Dr SW
Massillon, Ohio
2 BR

Yorkview Apartments

2198 Harsh Ave SE
Massillon, Ohio

Massillon Housing for the Elderly

400 23rd St NE
Massillon, Ohio
Elderly Supportive Housing

Riverview Towers

223 2nd St SW
Massillon, Ohio

Quarry Ridge

1280 Cherry Rd NW
Massillon, Ohio
Elderly Supportive Housing

Willow - Franklin - Underhill

1120 16th St SE
Massillon, Ohio

Scattered Sites

454 19th St NW
Massillon, Ohio

Lincoln Apartments

815 Lincoln Way E
Massillon, Ohio

Massillon Senior Apartments

59 Lincoln Way E
Massillon, Ohio

Housing Authorities that serve Massillon

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Massillon, Ohio

There are 11 low income housing apartment communities offering 716 affordable apartments for rent in Massillon, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Massillon, Ohio

Massillon features 548 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 168 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 $676 and $826.

2021 Massillon, 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
Massillon, Ohio Fair Market Rent $495 $570 $751 $958 $1,018
Massillon, Ohio Payment Standard Range $446 to $545 $513 to $627 $676 to $826 $862 to $1,054 $916 to $1,120

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Massillon, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 11
Total Low Income Apartments 716
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 548
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 34.89%
Average Renter Household Size 2.20
Average Household Size 2.41
Median Household Income $40,842 ±$2,530
Median Rent $656 ±$25
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.12% ± 5.53pp
Total Population 32,215

Population and Household Demographics

Massillon is a city in Stark County, Ohio with a population of 32,215. There are 13,037 households in the city with an average household size of 2.41 persons. 34.89% of households in Massillon are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Massillon

The median gross income for households in Massillon is $40,842 a year, or $3,404 a month. The median rent for the city is $656 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Massillon, a household making less than $2,187 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.12% of households who rent are overburdened in Massillon.

Area Median Income In Massillon

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 Massillon, the AMI is calculated from all households within Stark County.

In Massillon, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $68,900

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 Massillon

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 Massillon

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Massillon AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,500 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Massillon AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$24,150 $27,600 $31,050 $34,450 $37,250 $40,000 $42,750 $45,500
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Massillon AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$38,600 $44,100 $49,600 $55,100 $59,550 $63,950 $68,350 $72,750