Affordable Housing In Oregon County
Missouri

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Oregon County

Thayer Apartments

941 Pine St
Thayer, Missouri
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

East Meadow Apartments

RR 1, Box 1313
Thayer, Missouri
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized

Augusta Oaks Apartments

101 Arden Ln
Thayer, Missouri

Missouri

Arden St
Thayer, Missouri
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Oregon County, Missouri

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 96 affordable apartments for rent in Oregon County, Missouri.

Income Based Apartments in Oregon County, Missouri

Oregon County features 48 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 Oregon County, Missouri

There are 48 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Oregon County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Oregon County, Missouri

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Oregon County, Missouri for a two-bedroom apartment is between $617 and $754.

2022 Oregon County, Missouri 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
Oregon County, Missouri Fair Market Rent $489 $521 $685 $973 $1,149
Oregon County, Missouri Payment Standard Range $440 to $538 $469 to $573 $617 to $754 $876 to $1,070 $1,034 to $1,264

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Oregon County, MO Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 96
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 48
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.66%
Average Renter Household Size 2.24
Average Household Size 2.48
Median Household Income $29,851 ±$1,988
Median Rent $473 ±$38
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.7% ± 8.33pp
Total Population 10,979

Population and Household Demographics

Oregon County is a county in Missouri with a population of 10,979. There are 4,367 households in the county with an average household size of 2.48 persons. 24.66% of households in Oregon County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Oregon County

The median gross income for households in Oregon County is $29,851 a year, or $2,488 a month. The median rent for the county is $473 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Oregon County, a household making less than $1,577 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.7% of households who rent are overburdened in Oregon County.

Area Median Income In Oregon 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 Oregon County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $44,200

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 Oregon 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 Oregon County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Oregon County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $30,450 $32,700 $34,950 $37,200
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Oregon County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$19,750 $22,550 $25,350 $28,150 $30,450 $32,700 $34,950 $37,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Oregon County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$31,550 $36,050 $40,550 $45,050 $48,700 $52,300 $55,900 $59,500

Cities In Oregon County

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City Served By
Alton
Koshkonong
Thayer The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Thayer is the Thayer Housing Authority.
Thomasville