Affordable Housing In Perry Heights
Stark County, Ohio

Housing Authorities that serve Perry Heights

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Perry Heights, Ohio

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

Income Based Apartments in Perry Heights, Ohio

Perry Heights 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 Perry Heights, Ohio

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Perry Heights, Ohio

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Perry Heights, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $687 and $839.

2020 Perry Heights, 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 $500 $579 $763 $972 $1,034
Payment Standard Range $450 to $550 $521 to $637 $687 to $839 $875 to $1,069 $931 to $1,137

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Perry Heights, 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 31.52%
Average Renter Household Size 2.36
Average Household Size 2.38
Median Household Income $43,520 ±$3,743
Median Rent $687 ±$43
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.84% ± 12.4pp
Total Population 8,553

Population and Household Demographics

Perry Heights is a City in Stark County, Ohio with a population of 8,553. There are 3,512 households in the city with an average household size of 2.38 persons. 31.52% of households in Perry Heights are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Perry Heights

The median gross income for households in Perry Heights is $43,520 a year, or $3,627 a month. The median rent for the city is $687 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Perry Heights, a household making less than $2,290 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.84% of households who rent are overburdened in Perry Heights.1

Area Median Income In Perry Heights

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

In Perry Heights, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $66,100

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 Perry Heights

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 Perry Heights

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,900 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $23,150 $26,450 $29,750 $33,050 $35,700 $38,350 $41,000 $43,650
80% of Median $37,050 $42,350 $47,650 $52,900 $57,150 $61,400 $65,600 $69,850