Struthers, Ohio Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 306 income based apartments in Struthers where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 0 affordable apartments in Struthers that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Struthers, Ohio

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Struthers. Go to the Ohio Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Struthers.

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Affordable Housing Near Struthers

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Public Housing Agencies Serving Struthers, Ohio

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Waiting lists for project-based assistance, like the Public Housing program, are open:

Housing Authority Programs
Youngstown Metropolitan Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Ohio Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Struthers.

Struthers, Ohio Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Struthers, Ohio

Struthers features 306 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 Struthers, Ohio

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Struthers, Ohio

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Struthers landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Struthers.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Struthers, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $715 and $873.

2023 Struthers, 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
Struthers, Ohio Fair Market Rent $573 $632 $794 $1,050 $1,113
Struthers, Ohio Payment Standard Range $516 to $630 $569 to $695 $715 to $873 $945 to $1,155 $1,002 to $1,224

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Struthers, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 306
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 306
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.69%
Average Renter Household Size 2.47
Average Household Size 2.49
Median Household Income $40,119 ±$5,324
Median Rent $623 ±$43
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.14% ± 11.2pp
Total Population 10,515

Population and Household Demographics

Struthers is a city in Mahoning County, Ohio with a population of 10,515. There are 4,200 households in the city with an average household size of 2.49 persons. 29.69% of households in Struthers are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Struthers

The median gross income for households in Struthers is $40,119 a year, or $3,343 a month. The median rent for the city is $623 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Struthers, a household making less than $2,077 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.14% of households who rent are overburdened in Struthers.

Area Median Income In Struthers

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 Struthers, the AMI is calculated from all households within Mahoning County.

In Struthers, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,200

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 Struthers

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 Struthers

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Struthers AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,600 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Struthers AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,950 $29,650 $33,350 $37,050 $40,050 $43,000 $45,950 $48,950
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Struthers AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$41,550 $47,450 $53,400 $59,300 $64,050 $68,800 $73,550 $78,300