Affordable Housing In Carter County
Oklahoma

Waiting List Openings In Carter County

Emergency Housing Voucher

How to Apply for the Waiting List.

15 Low Income Apartment Communities In Carter County

Savannah Park of Healdton

1310 SW 8th
Healdton, Oklahoma
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Arbuckle Ridge Apartments of Wilson

629 NW 3rd St
Wilson, Oklahoma
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Big 5

1212 6th Ave NE
Ardmore, Oklahoma
$513-648
2-3 BR
Subsidized

The Keys

106 3rd St.
Ardmore, Oklahoma
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Lakeview Apartments At Ardmore

1902 Knox Rd
Ardmore, Oklahoma
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Ardmore Village

1550 Knox Rd
Ardmore, Oklahoma
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Ardmore Village Phase III

1550 Knox Rd
Ardmore, Oklahoma
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Columbia Crossing

1405 4th Avenue Northwest
Ardmore, Oklahoma

Pecan Creek Rolling Meadows of Ardmore

2800 12th St NW
Ardmore, Oklahoma
Subsidized

Dunbar Heritage Apartments

27 G St SE
Ardmore, Oklahoma
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Carter 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 Carter County, Oklahoma

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Carter County, Oklahoma

There are 15 low income housing apartment communities offering 807 affordable apartments for rent in Carter County, Oklahoma.

Income Based Apartments in Carter County, Oklahoma

Carter County features 417 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 Carter County, Oklahoma

There are 390 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Carter County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Carter County, Oklahoma

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Carter County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Carter County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Carter County, Oklahoma for a two-bedroom apartment is between $714 and $872.

2022 Carter 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
Carter County, Oklahoma Fair Market Rent $634 $638 $793 $996 $1,257
Carter County, Oklahoma Payment Standard Range $571 to $697 $574 to $702 $714 to $872 $896 to $1,096 $1,131 to $1,383

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Carter County, OK Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 15
Total Low Income Apartments 807
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 417
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.08%
Average Renter Household Size 2.65
Average Household Size 2.67
Median Household Income $44,531 ±$2,099
Median Rent $676 ±$23
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 34.05% ± 3.51pp
Total Population 48,442

Population and Household Demographics

Carter County is a county in Oklahoma with a population of 48,442. There are 17,867 households in the county with an average household size of 2.67 persons. 30.08% of households in Carter County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Carter County

The median gross income for households in Carter County is $44,531 a year, or $3,711 a month. The median rent for the county is $676 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Carter County, a household making less than $2,253 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 34.05% of households who rent are overburdened in Carter County.

Area Median Income In Carter 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 Carter County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $62,500

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 Carter 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 Carter County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Carter County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,150 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $38,750 $41,250
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Carter County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$21,900 $25,000 $28,150 $31,250 $33,750 $36,250 $38,750 $41,250
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Carter County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$35,000 $40,000 $45,000 $50,000 $54,000 $58,000 $62,000 $66,000

Cities In Carter County

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City Served By
Ardmore The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ardmore is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Dickson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dickson is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Gene Autry The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gene Autry is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Healdton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Healdton is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Lone Grove The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lone Grove is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Ratliff City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ratliff City is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Springer The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Springer is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Tatums The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tatums is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Wilson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wilson is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.