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Affordable Housing In Rittman
Medina County, Ohio

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Rittman

Villas Apartments

222-1/2 Fairlawn Extension
Rittman, Ohio
Market Rate

Rittman Acres Apartments

330 Villa St
Rittman, Ohio
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Housing Authorities that serve Rittman

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Rittman, Ohio

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 86 affordable apartments for rent in Rittman, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Rittman, Ohio

Rittman features 46 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 Rittman, Ohio

There are 40 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Rittman.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Rittman, Ohio

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Rittman, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $779 and $952.

2021 Rittman, 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 $599 $705 $865 $1,137 $1,188
Payment Standard Range $539 to $659 $635 to $776 $779 to $952 $1,023 to $1,251 $1,069 to $1,307

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Rittman, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 86
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 46
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.71%
Average Renter Household Size 2.38
Average Household Size 2.57
Median Household Income $46,523 ±$4,096
Median Rent $653 ±$77
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.65% ± 12.2pp
Total Population 6,520

Population and Household Demographics

Rittman is a city in Medina County, Ohio with a population of 6,520. There are 2,505 households in the city with an average household size of 2.57 persons. 26.71% of households in Rittman are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Rittman

The median gross income for households in Rittman is $46,523 a year, or $3,877 a month. The median rent for the city is $653 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Rittman, a household making less than $2,177 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.65% of households who rent are overburdened in Rittman.

Area Median Income In Rittman

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 Rittman, the AMI is calculated from all households within Medina County.

In Rittman, 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 Rittman

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 Rittman

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