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Affordable Housing In South Russell
Geauga County, Ohio

Housing Authorities that serve South Russell

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in South Russell, Ohio

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

Income Based Apartments in South Russell, Ohio

South Russell 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 South Russell, Ohio

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in South Russell, Ohio

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

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

2020 South Russell, 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.

South Russell, 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 8.52%
Average Renter Household Size 2.39
Average Household Size 2.58
Median Household Income $104,167 ±$23,292
Median Rent $798 ±$461
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.52% ± 41.32pp
Total Population 3,838

Population and Household Demographics

South Russell is a city in Geauga County, Ohio with a population of 3,838. There are 1,490 households in the city with an average household size of 2.58 persons. 8.52% of households in South Russell are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in South Russell

The median gross income for households in South Russell is $104,167 a year, or $8,681 a month. The median rent for the city is $798 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In South Russell, a household making less than $2,660 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.52% of households who rent are overburdened in South Russell.

Area Median Income In South Russell

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

In South Russell, 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 South Russell

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 South Russell

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