Affordable Housing In Cole
McClain County, Oklahoma

Housing Authorities that serve Cole

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Cole, Oklahoma

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Cole, Oklahoma.

Income Based Apartments in Cole, Oklahoma

Cole features 0 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 Cole, Oklahoma

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Cole.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Cole, Oklahoma

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Cole, Oklahoma for a two-bedroom apartment is between $815 and $997.

2020 Cole, 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 $684 $724 $906 $1,231 $1,506
Payment Standard Range $616 to $752 $652 to $796 $815 to $997 $1,108 to $1,354 $1,355 to $1,657

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Cole, OK Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 10.58%
Average Renter Household Size 3.36
Average Household Size 2.99
Median Household Income $53,500 ±$18,010
Median Rent $950 ±$811
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 18.18% ± 64pp
Total Population 621

Population and Household Demographics

Cole is a City in McClain County, Oklahoma with a population of 621. There are 208 households in the city with an average household size of 2.99 persons. 10.58% of households in Cole are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Cole

The median gross income for households in Cole is $53,500 a year, or $4,458 a month. The median rent for the city is $950 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Cole, a household making less than $3,167 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 18.18% of households who rent are overburdened in Cole.1

Area Median Income In Cole

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 Cole, the AMI is calculated from all households within McClain County.

In Cole, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $73,800

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 Cole

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 Cole

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,550 $17,750 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $25,850 $29,550 $33,250 $36,900 $39,900 $42,850 $45,800 $48,750
80% of Median $41,350 $47,250 $53,150 $59,050 $63,800 $68,500 $73,250 $77,950