Affordable Housing In Atoka County
Waiting List Openings In Atoka County
6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Atoka County
Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Atoka County, Oklahoma
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 Atoka County, Oklahoma
|Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Atoka County, Oklahoma
There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 269 affordable apartments for rent in Atoka County, Oklahoma.
Income Based Apartments in Atoka County, Oklahoma
Atoka County features 182 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 Atoka County, Oklahoma
There are 87 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Atoka County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Atoka County, Oklahoma
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Atoka County landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Atoka County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Atoka County, Oklahoma for a two-bedroom apartment is between $666 and $814.
2022 Atoka 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|
|Atoka County, Oklahoma Fair Market Rent||$581||$582||$740||$1,051||$1,146|
|Atoka County, Oklahoma Payment Standard Range||$523 to $639||$524 to $640||$666 to $814||$946 to $1,156||$1,031 to $1,261|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Atoka County, OK Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||6|
|Total Low Income Apartments||269|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||182|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||26.85%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.29|
|Average Household Size||2.37|
|Median Household Income||$36,661 ±$2,617|
|Median Rent||$583 ±$55|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||35.84% ± 5.92pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Atoka County is a county in Oklahoma with a population of 13,906. There are 5,258 households in the county with an average household size of 2.37 persons. 26.85% of households in Atoka County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Atoka County
The median gross income for households in Atoka County is $36,661 a year, or $3,055 a month. The median rent for the county is $583 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Atoka County, a household making less than $1,943 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 35.84% of households who rent are overburdened in Atoka County.
Area Median Income In Atoka 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 Atoka County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $48,700
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 Atoka 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 Atoka County
|1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Atoka County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Atoka County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Atoka County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Atoka County
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|Atoka||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Atoka are the Housing Authority of the City of Atoka and Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.|
|Caney||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Caney is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.|
|Lane||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lane is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.|
|Stringtown||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Stringtown is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.|
|Tushka||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tushka is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.|