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Affordable Housing In Chandler
Lincoln County, Oklahoma

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Chandler

Chandler Village Apartments

601 E 15th St
Chandler, Oklahoma
Income Based
1-3 BR

Allison Park Apartments

620 Allison Ave
Chandler, Oklahoma

Chandler Place Apartments

600 Brandon Rd
Chandler, Oklahoma
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Chandler Village Apartments Ltd

615 Brandon Rd
Chandler, Oklahoma
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Housing Authorities that serve Chandler

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Chandler, Oklahoma

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 204 affordable apartments for rent in Chandler, Oklahoma.

Income Based Apartments in Chandler, Oklahoma

Chandler features 140 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 Chandler, Oklahoma

There are 64 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Chandler.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Chandler, Oklahoma

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Chandler, Oklahoma for a two-bedroom apartment is between $655 and $801.

2021 Chandler, 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
Chandler, Oklahoma Fair Market Rent $591 $595 $728 $1,020 $1,024
Chandler, Oklahoma Payment Standard Range $532 to $650 $536 to $655 $655 to $801 $918 to $1,122 $922 to $1,126

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Chandler, OK Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 204
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 140
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 35.96%
Average Renter Household Size 2.40
Average Household Size 2.47
Median Household Income $38,497 ±$4,223
Median Rent $582 ±$72
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.72% ± 15.15pp
Total Population 3,121

Population and Household Demographics

Chandler is a city in Lincoln County, Oklahoma with a population of 3,121. There are 1,193 households in the city with an average household size of 2.47 persons. 35.96% of households in Chandler are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Chandler

The median gross income for households in Chandler is $38,497 a year, or $3,208 a month. The median rent for the city is $582 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Chandler, a household making less than $1,940 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.72% of households who rent are overburdened in Chandler.

Area Median Income In Chandler

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Chandler, the AMI is calculated from all households within Lincoln County.

In Chandler, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $64,200

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 Chandler

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 Chandler

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Chandler AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,500 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $39,850 $42,400
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Chandler AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,500 $25,700 $28,900 $32,100 $34,700 $37,250 $39,850 $42,400
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Chandler AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$35,950 $41,100 $46,250 $51,350 $55,500 $59,600 $63,700 $67,800