Affordable Housing Online is monitoring the federal government's response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak. As of March 13, 2020, Public Housing Agencies across the nation are closing their doors to the public. Most offices are still running and will communicate by phone, email, or mail. Some offices have drop boxes installed outside, so documents can still be hand-delivered. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, contact the housing authority directly. Due to a high volume of calls and modified office hours in most areas, expect a long wait time (days or weeks) for a response. To find your local PHA's contact info, browse by state here.

An extensive list of coronavirus resources for low-income households can be found here.

Affordable Housing In Atoka County
Oklahoma

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Atoka County

Atoka Tumaha

1805 Shikopa Ushta
Atoka, Oklahoma
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Dunbar Homes of Atoka

Scattered Sites
Atoka, Oklahoma

Southwind Village Apartments

125 S Walker Cir
Atoka, Oklahoma

Sunset Village Apartments

1300 S Walker Dr
Atoka, Oklahoma
Subsidized

Rental

1 W Cedar Cir
Atoka, Oklahoma

Westside Park Apartments CO Texoma Agency

1001 Westside Pkwy
Atoka, Oklahoma
  • «
  • 1
  • »

Housing Authorities that serve Atoka County

Housing Authority Programs
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 $617 and $755.

2020 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
Fair Market Rent $511 $521 $686 $903 $1,020
Payment Standard Range $460 to $562 $469 to $573 $617 to $755 $813 to $993 $918 to $1,122

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
Total Population 13,906

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 $48,600

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

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $33,200 $35,500 $37,800
50% of Median $20,050 $22,900 $25,750 $28,600 $30,900 $33,200 $35,500 $37,800
80% of Median $32,050 $36,600 $41,200 $45,750 $49,450 $53,100 $56,750 $60,400

Cities In Atoka County

Select A City to View its Apartment Communities and Waiting Lists.

City Served By
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.