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Affordable Housing In Cherokee County
Oklahoma

21 Low Income Apartment Communities In Cherokee County

Cookson Hills Tahlequah

1350 N Jones Ave
Tahlequah, Oklahoma
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

New Seasons Apartments

1021 S Campbell Rd
Tahlequah, Oklahoma
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Cookson Hills Hulbert Homes

405 E Main St
Hulbert, Oklahoma
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Garden Walk of Tahlequah

18165 W 798 Rd
Tahlequah, Oklahoma
Subsidized

Sequoyah Heights

903 W Fox St
Tahlequah, Oklahoma
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Redbud Housing

1030 S Highway 82A
Oaks, Oklahoma
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Autumn Heights

1500 Hensley Dr
Tahlequah, Oklahoma
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Mission Village of Tahlequah

659 S. Village Drive
Tahlequah, Oklahoma

Savannah Park of Tahlequah

900 S Sandstone Ave
Tahlequah, Oklahoma

Garden Walk of Ft Gibson

108 S Rounds St
Fort Gibson, Oklahoma

Housing Authorities that serve Cherokee County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Cherokee County, Oklahoma

There are 21 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,584 affordable apartments for rent in Cherokee County, Oklahoma.

Income Based Apartments in Cherokee County, Oklahoma

Cherokee County features 441 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 Cherokee County, Oklahoma

There are 1,143 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Cherokee County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Cherokee County, Oklahoma

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Cherokee County, Oklahoma for a two-bedroom apartment is between $617 and $755.

2020 Cherokee 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 $550 $563 $686 $919 $1,018
Payment Standard Range $495 to $605 $507 to $619 $617 to $755 $827 to $1,011 $916 to $1,120

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Cherokee County, OK Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 21
Total Low Income Apartments 1,584
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 441
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.15%
Average Renter Household Size 2.68
Average Household Size 2.81
Median Household Income $38,694 ±$2,794
Median Rent $580 ±$24
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.33% ± 4.32pp
Total Population 48,097

Population and Household Demographics

Cherokee County is a county in Oklahoma with a population of 48,097. There are 16,324 households in the county with an average household size of 2.81 persons. 33.15% of households in Cherokee County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Cherokee County

The median gross income for households in Cherokee County is $38,694 a year, or $3,225 a month. The median rent for the county is $580 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Cherokee County, a household making less than $1,933 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.33% of households who rent are overburdened in Cherokee County.

Area Median Income In Cherokee 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 Cherokee County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $54,900

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 Cherokee 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 Cherokee 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 Cherokee County

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City Served By
Briggs The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Briggs is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Dry Creek The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dry Creek is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Eldon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Eldon is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Fort Gibson The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Fort Gibson are the Fort Gibson Housing Authority and Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Gideon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gideon is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Grandview The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Grandview is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Hulbert The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hulbert is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Keys The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Keys is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Lost City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lost City is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Oaks The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oaks is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Park Hill The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Park Hill is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Peggs The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Peggs is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Pettit The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pettit is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Scraper The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Scraper is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Shady Grove The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Shady Grove is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Steely Hollow The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Steely Hollow is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Tahlequah The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tahlequah is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Tenkiller The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tenkiller is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Teresita The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Teresita is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Welling The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Welling is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Woodall The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Woodall is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Zeb The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Zeb is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.