Affordable Housing In Oil Trough
Independence County, Arkansas

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Oil Trough

White River Manor, Inc

29 W Moore St
Oil Trough, Arkansas
Elderly Supportive Housing
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Oil Trough, Arkansas

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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Oil Trough, Arkansas

Housing Authority Programs
White River Regional Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Oil Trough, Arkansas

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 12 affordable apartments for rent in Oil Trough, Arkansas.

Income Based Apartments in Oil Trough, Arkansas

Oil Trough features 12 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 Oil Trough, Arkansas

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Oil Trough, Arkansas

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Oil Trough, Arkansas for a two-bedroom apartment is between $584 and $714.

2022 Oil Trough, Arkansas 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
Oil Trough, Arkansas Fair Market Rent $481 $493 $649 $823 $880
Oil Trough, Arkansas Payment Standard Range $433 to $529 $444 to $542 $584 to $714 $741 to $905 $792 to $968

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Oil Trough, AR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 12
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 12
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.26%
Average Renter Household Size 2.33
Average Household Size 2.32
Median Household Income $35,625 ±$9,431
Median Rent $600 ±$71
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 58.33% ± 79.81pp
Total Population 250

Population and Household Demographics

Oil Trough is a city in Independence County, Arkansas with a population of 250. There are 95 households in the city with an average household size of 2.32 persons. 25.26% of households in Oil Trough are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Oil Trough

The median gross income for households in Oil Trough is $35,625 a year, or $2,969 a month. The median rent for the city is $600 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Oil Trough, a household making less than $2,000 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 58.33% of households who rent are overburdened in Oil Trough.

Area Median Income In Oil Trough

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 Oil Trough, the AMI is calculated from all households within Independence County.

In Oil Trough, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $55,500

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 Oil Trough

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 Oil Trough

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Oil Trough AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $30,000 $32,200 $34,450 $36,650
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Oil Trough AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$19,450 $22,200 $25,000 $27,750 $30,000 $32,200 $34,450 $36,650
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Oil Trough AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$31,100 $35,550 $40,000 $44,400 $48,000 $51,550 $55,100 $58,650