Affordable Housing In Blaine County
Oklahoma

10 Low Income Apartment Communities In Blaine County

Grand Prairie Apartments

500 S Leach Ave
Watonga, OK
Income Based
2-3 BR
Subsidized

Oro Development Corp

S W 6th St & Blaine
Geary, OK
HCV Welcome

Eastview Family Housing

700 E 4th St
Watonga, OK
HCV Welcome

Eastview Family Housing Lp

410 N Spiece Ave
Watonga, OK

North Plains Apartments

211 S Main St
Okeene, OK
HCV Welcome

Grand Valley Apartments

716 S County Line Rd
Geary, OK
Subsidized

Rental

114 N Workman Ave
Watonga, OK

Rental

501 W 4th St
Hydro, OK

Cimarron Valley Apartments Lp

1210 W Broadway St
Okeene, OK
HCV Welcome

Rental

300 Troxel Dr
Geary, OK
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Housing Authorities that serve Blaine County

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

Other Housing Authorities located in Blaine County

Housing Authority Programs
Watonga Housing Authority Public Housing
Geary Housing Authority Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Blaine County, Oklahoma

There are 10 low income housing apartment communities offering 298 affordable apartments for rent in Blaine County, Oklahoma. Blaine County features 152 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 146 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Blaine County.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Blaine County, OK Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 10
Total Low Income Apartments 298
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 152
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.92%
Average Renter Household Size 2.21
Average Household Size 2.25
Median Household Income $41,972 ±$3,697
Median Rent $549 ±$110
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 36.43% ± 9.58pp
Total Population 9,810

Population and Household Demographics

Blaine County is a County in Oklahoma with a population of 9,810. There are 3,580 households in the county with an average household size of 2.25 persons. 24.92% of households in Blaine County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Blaine County

The median gross income for households in Blaine County is $41,972 a year, or $3,498 a month. The median rent for the county is $549 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Blaine County, a household making less than $1,830 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.43% of households who rent are overburdened in Blaine County.1

Area Median Income In Blaine 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 Blaine County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $58,700

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 Blaine 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 Blaine County HUD Rental Assistance in Blaine County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,490 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,050 $36,400 $38,750
50% of Median $20,550 $23,500 $26,450 $29,350 $31,700 $34,050 $36,400 $38,750
80% of Median $32,900 $37,600 $42,300 $46,950 $50,750 $54,500 $58,250 $62,000
Fair Market Rents in Blaine County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$511 $521 $686 $922 $1,204

Cities In Blaine County

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City Listings Served By
Geary 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Geary are the Geary Housing Authority and Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Watonga 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Watonga are the Watonga Housing Authority and Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Okeene 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Okeene is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Canton 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Canton is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Greenfield 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Greenfield is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Hitchcock 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hitchcock is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Hydro 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hydro is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Longdale 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Longdale is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.