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Affordable Housing In Norton
Summit County, Ohio

Housing Authorities that serve Norton

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Norton, Ohio

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

Income Based Apartments in Norton, Ohio

Norton 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 Norton, Ohio

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Norton, Ohio

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Norton landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Norton.

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

2021 Norton, 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
Norton, Ohio Fair Market Rent $566 $664 $849 $1,069 $1,151
Norton, Ohio Payment Standard Range $509 to $623 $598 to $730 $764 to $934 $962 to $1,176 $1,036 to $1,266

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Norton, 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 14.04%
Average Renter Household Size 2.35
Average Household Size 2.60
Median Household Income $62,551 ±$4,686
Median Rent $941 ±$32
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49% ± 12.47pp
Total Population 12,054

Population and Household Demographics

Norton is a city in Summit County, Ohio with a population of 12,054. There are 4,624 households in the city with an average household size of 2.60 persons. 14.04% of households in Norton are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Norton

The median gross income for households in Norton is $62,551 a year, or $5,213 a month. The median rent for the city is $941 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Norton, a household making less than $3,137 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49% of households who rent are overburdened in Norton.

Area Median Income In Norton

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

In Norton, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $76,300

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 Norton

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 Norton

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Norton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,050 $18,350 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Norton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$26,750 $30,550 $34,350 $38,150 $41,250 $44,300 $47,350 $50,400
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Norton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$42,750 $48,850 $54,950 $61,050 $65,950 $70,850 $75,750 $80,600