Affordable Housing In Medina County
Ohio

Housing Authorities that serve Medina County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Medina County, Ohio

There are 20 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,394 affordable apartments for rent in Medina County, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Medina County, Ohio

Medina County features 912 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 Medina County, Ohio

There are 434 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Medina County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Medina County, Ohio

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

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Medina County, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 20
Total Low Income Apartments 1,394
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 912
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 20.65%
Average Renter Household Size 2.22
Average Household Size 2.63
Median Household Income $66,952 ±$1,345
Median Rent $824 ±$18
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.88% ± 3.49pp
Total Population 174,831

Population and Household Demographics

Medina County is a County in Ohio with a population of 174,831. There are 66,002 households in the county with an average household size of 2.63 persons. 20.65% of households in Medina County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Medina County

The median gross income for households in Medina County is $66,952 a year, or $5,579 a month. The median rent for the county is $824 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Medina County, a household making less than $2,747 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.88% of households who rent are overburdened in Medina County.1

Area Median Income In Medina 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 Medina County, 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 Medina 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 HUD Rental Assistance in Medina County

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

Cities In Medina County

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City Listings Served By
Medina 8 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Medina is the Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Wadsworth 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wadsworth is the Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Creston 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Creston is the Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Lodi 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lodi is the Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Rittman 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rittman is the Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Brunswick 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brunswick is the Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Chippewa Lake 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chippewa Lake is the Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Seville 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Seville is the Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Spencer 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Spencer is the Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Westfield Center 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Westfield Center is the Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Gloria Glens Park 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gloria Glens Park is the Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority.