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Affordable Housing In Summit County
Ohio

142 Low Income Apartment Communities In Summit County

Washington Homes

1345 George Washington Blvd
Akron, Ohio

Wilbeth - Arlington Homes

931 Eller Ave
Akron, Ohio

South Akron Homes Lp

1257 Curtis St
Akron, Ohio

Elizabeth Park North

267 Elizabeth Pkwy
Akron, Ohio

Stephenson Pointe Townhomes

720 Stevenson Pt
Akron, Ohio

Mohawk Apartments

22 Safer Plaza
Akron, Ohio

Dorothy O. Jackson Terrace

70 West Bartges Street
Akron, Ohio

St Martha Manor

575 Delmar Ave
Akron, Ohio

Scattered IV

427 S Hawkins Ave
Akron, Ohio

Lauer Apartments

666 N Howard St
Akron, Ohio

Housing Authorities that serve Summit County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Summit County, Ohio

There are 142 low income housing apartment communities offering 11,346 affordable apartments for rent in Summit County, Ohio.

Income Based Apartments in Summit County, Ohio

Summit County features 8,010 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 Summit County, Ohio

There are 2,884 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Summit County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Summit County, Ohio

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Summit County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Summit County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Summit County, Ohio for a two-bedroom apartment is between $762 and $932.

2020 Summit County, 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 $557 $659 $847 $1,065 $1,147
Payment Standard Range $501 to $613 $593 to $725 $762 to $932 $959 to $1,172 $1,032 to $1,262

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Summit County, OH Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 142
Total Low Income Apartments 11,346
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 8,010
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.72%
Average Renter Household Size 2.21
Average Household Size 2.41
Median Household Income $50,765 ±$662
Median Rent $744 ±$9
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.62% ± 1.63pp
Total Population 541,847

Population and Household Demographics

Summit County is a county in Ohio with a population of 541,847. There are 220,902 households in the county with an average household size of 2.41 persons. 33.72% of households in Summit County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Summit County

The median gross income for households in Summit County is $50,765 a year, or $4,230 a month. The median rent for the county is $744 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Summit County, a household making less than $2,480 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.62% of households who rent are overburdened in Summit County.

Area Median Income In Summit 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 Summit County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $76,300

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 Summit 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 Summit County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,050 $18,350 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $26,750 $30,550 $34,350 $38,150 $41,250 $44,300 $47,350 $50,400
80% of Median $42,750 $48,850 $54,950 $61,050 $65,950 $70,850 $75,750 $80,600

Cities In Summit County

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City Served By
Akron The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Akron is the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Barberton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Barberton is the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Boston Heights The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Boston Heights is the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Clinton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clinton is the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Cuyahoga Falls The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cuyahoga Falls is the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Fairlawn The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fairlawn is the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Green The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Green is the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Hudson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hudson is the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Lakemore The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lakemore is the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Macedonia The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Macedonia is the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Montrose Ghent The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Montrose Ghent is the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Montrose-Ghent The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Montrose-Ghent is the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Munroe Falls The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Munroe Falls is the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority.
New Franklin The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Franklin is the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Northfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Northfield is the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Norton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Norton is the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Peninsula The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Peninsula is the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Pigeon Creek The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pigeon Creek is the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Portage Lakes The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Portage Lakes is the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Reminderville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Reminderville is the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Richfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Richfield is the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Sawyerwood The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sawyerwood is the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Silver Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Silver Lake is the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Stow The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Stow is the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Twinsburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Twinsburg is the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Twinsburg Heights The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Twinsburg Heights is the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority.