Affordable Housing In Stark County
Ohio

72 Low Income Apartment Communities In Stark County

Village Towers

4955 Higbee Ave NW
Canton, OH
Subsidized

Downtowner

621 Market Ave N
Canton, OH
Subsidized

Lake Senior Housing

1663 Edison St
Uniontown, OH
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Cedar Oaks

3538 Millvale Ave NE
Canton, OH
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Village Garden

1327 Market Ave N
Canton, OH
Subsidized

Echoing Ridge Residential

604 Beverly Ave
Canal Fulton, OH
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Riverview Towers

223 2nd St SW
Massillon, OH
Subsidized

Sahara Apartments

2924 Rem Cir NE
Canton, OH
Subsidized

Quarry Ridge

1280 Cherry Rd NW
Massillon, OH
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Washington Towne Homes

1600 10th St NE
Canton, OH
Subsidized

Housing Authorities that serve Stark County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Stark County, Ohio

There are 72 low income housing apartment communities offering 5,009 affordable apartments for rent in Stark County, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Stark County, Ohio

Stark County features 4,135 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 Stark County, Ohio

There are 874 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Stark County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Stark County, Ohio

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

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Stark County, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 72
Total Low Income Apartments 5,009
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 4,135
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 31.1%
Average Renter Household Size 2.24
Average Household Size 2.43
Median Household Income $47,137 ±$723
Median Rent $680 ±$8
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.28% ± 1.69pp
Total Population 374,979

Population and Household Demographics

Stark County is a County in Ohio with a population of 374,979. There are 150,385 households in the county with an average household size of 2.43 persons. 31.1% of households in Stark County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Stark County

The median gross income for households in Stark County is $47,137 a year, or $3,928 a month. The median rent for the county is $680 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Stark County, a household making less than $2,267 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.28% of households who rent are overburdened in Stark County.1

Area Median Income In Stark County

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.

In Stark County, 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 Stark County

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 Stark County

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

Cities In Stark County

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City Listings Served By
Canton 51 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Canton is the Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Beach City 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Beach City is the Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Massillon 11 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Massillon is the Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Uniontown 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Uniontown is the Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Waynesburg 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Waynesburg is the Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Canal Fulton 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Canal Fulton is the Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Louisville 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Louisville is the Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority.
North Canton 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Canton is the Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Navarre 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Navarre is the Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority.
East Canton 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East Canton is the Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Hartville 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hartville is the Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Brewster 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brewster is the Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority.
East Sparta 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East Sparta is the Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Greentown 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Greentown is the Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Hills and Dales 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hills and Dales is the Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Limaville 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Limaville is the Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Meyers Lake 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Meyers Lake is the Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Perry Heights 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Perry Heights is the Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Richville 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Richville is the Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Robertsville 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Robertsville is the Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Wilmot 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wilmot is the Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority.
North Lawrence 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Lawrence is the Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority.