Affordable Housing In Choctaw County
Waiting List Openings In Choctaw County
10 Low Income Apartment Communities In Choctaw County
Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Choctaw 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 Choctaw County, Oklahoma
|Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
|Hugo Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Choctaw County, Oklahoma
There are 10 low income housing apartment communities offering 523 affordable apartments for rent in Choctaw County, Oklahoma.
Income Based Apartments in Choctaw County, Oklahoma
Choctaw County features 409 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 Choctaw County, Oklahoma
There are 114 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Choctaw County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Choctaw County, Oklahoma
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Choctaw County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Choctaw County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Choctaw County, Oklahoma for a two-bedroom apartment is between $655 and $801.
2021 Choctaw 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|
|Choctaw County, Oklahoma Fair Market Rent||$480||$552||$728||$905||$987|
|Choctaw County, Oklahoma Payment Standard Range||$432 to $528||$497 to $607||$655 to $801||$815 to $996||$888 to $1,086|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Choctaw County, OK Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||10|
|Total Low Income Apartments||523|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||409|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||29.09%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.32|
|Average Household Size||2.52|
|Median Household Income||$30,617 ±$1,609|
|Median Rent||$530 ±$31|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||45.27% ± 5.46pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Choctaw County is a county in Oklahoma with a population of 15,120. There are 5,924 households in the county with an average household size of 2.52 persons. 29.09% of households in Choctaw County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Choctaw County
The median gross income for households in Choctaw County is $30,617 a year, or $2,551 a month. The median rent for the county is $530 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Choctaw County, a household making less than $1,767 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.27% of households who rent are overburdened in Choctaw County.
Area Median Income In Choctaw 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 Choctaw County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $47,900
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 Choctaw 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 Choctaw County
|1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Choctaw County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Choctaw County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Choctaw County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Choctaw County
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|Boswell||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Boswell are the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency and Hugo Housing Authority.|
|Fort Towson||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Fort Towson are the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency and Hugo Housing Authority.|
|Grant||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Grant are the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency and Hugo Housing Authority.|
|Hugo||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hugo are the Hugo Housing Authority and Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.|
|Sawyer||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Sawyer are the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency and Hugo Housing Authority.|
|Soper||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Soper are the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency and Hugo Housing Authority.|
|Swink||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Swink are the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency and Hugo Housing Authority.|