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Affordable Housing In Middlefield
Geauga County, Ohio

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Middlefield

Lakeview Village Apartments

14855 Northview Dr
Middlefield, Ohio

Northview Apartments

14854 Northview Dr
Middlefield, Ohio
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Housing Authorities that serve Middlefield

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Middlefield, Ohio

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 84 affordable apartments for rent in Middlefield, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Middlefield, Ohio

Middlefield features 84 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 Middlefield, Ohio

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Middlefield, Ohio

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Middlefield landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Middlefield.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Middlefield, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $764 and $934.

2020 Middlefield, 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 $585 $691 $849 $1,119 $1,174
Payment Standard Range $527 to $644 $622 to $760 $764 to $934 $1,007 to $1,231 $1,057 to $1,291

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Middlefield, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 84
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 84
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 46.28%
Average Renter Household Size 2.18
Average Household Size 2.17
Median Household Income $45,219 ±$6,989
Median Rent $737 ±$53
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.06% ± 11.58pp
Total Population 2,690

Population and Household Demographics

Middlefield is a city in Geauga County, Ohio with a population of 2,690. There are 1,195 households in the city with an average household size of 2.17 persons. 46.28% of households in Middlefield are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Middlefield

The median gross income for households in Middlefield is $45,219 a year, or $3,768 a month. The median rent for the city is $737 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Middlefield, a household making less than $2,457 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.06% of households who rent are overburdened in Middlefield.

Area Median Income In Middlefield

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 Middlefield, the AMI is calculated from all households within Geauga County.

In Middlefield, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $76,000

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 Middlefield

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 Middlefield

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,000 $18,250 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $26,600 $30,400 $34,200 $38,000 $41,050 $44,100 $47,150 $50,200
80% of Median $42,600 $48,650 $54,750 $60,800 $65,700 $70,550 $75,400 $80,300