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Affordable Housing In Alfalfa County
Oklahoma

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Alfalfa County

Hunter Green Apartments

220 W 5th St
Helena, Oklahoma

Chaparral Village Apartments

300 Cherokee Ave
Cherokee, Oklahoma
Subsidized
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Housing Authorities that serve Alfalfa County

Housing Authority Programs
Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Alfalfa County, Oklahoma

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 60 affordable apartments for rent in Alfalfa County, Oklahoma.

Income Based Apartments in Alfalfa County, Oklahoma

Alfalfa 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 Alfalfa County, Oklahoma

There are 12 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Alfalfa County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Alfalfa County, Oklahoma

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Alfalfa County, Oklahoma for a two-bedroom apartment is between $678 and $828.

2021 Alfalfa County, Oklahoma 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
Alfalfa County, Oklahoma Fair Market Rent $568 $571 $753 $937 $1,021
Alfalfa County, Oklahoma Payment Standard Range $511 to $625 $514 to $628 $678 to $828 $843 to $1,031 $919 to $1,123

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Alfalfa County, OK Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 60
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 48
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.99%
Average Renter Household Size 2.26
Average Household Size 2.28
Median Household Income $50,156 ±$2,864
Median Rent $639 ±$55
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 20.93% ± 7.67pp
Total Population 5,755

Population and Household Demographics

Alfalfa County is a county in Oklahoma with a population of 5,755. There are 2,072 households in the county with an average household size of 2.28 persons. 23.99% of households in Alfalfa County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Alfalfa County

The median gross income for households in Alfalfa County is $50,156 a year, or $4,180 a month. The median rent for the county is $639 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Alfalfa County, a household making less than $2,130 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 20.93% of households who rent are overburdened in Alfalfa County.

Area Median Income In Alfalfa 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 Alfalfa County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $71,100

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 Alfalfa 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 Alfalfa County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Alfalfa County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,950 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Alfalfa County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$24,900 $28,450 $32,000 $35,550 $38,400 $41,250 $44,100 $46,950
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Alfalfa County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$39,850 $45,550 $51,250 $56,900 $61,500 $66,050 $70,600 $75,150

Cities In Alfalfa County

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City Served By
Aline The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Aline is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Amorita The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Amorita is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Burlington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Burlington is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Byron The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Byron is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Carmen The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Carmen is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Cherokee The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cherokee is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Goltry The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Goltry is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Helena The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Helena is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Jet The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jet is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Lambert The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lambert is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Nescatunga The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nescatunga is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.