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Affordable Housing In Del City
Oklahoma County, Oklahoma

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Del City

Oak Ridge Village

3344 S Bryant Ave
Del City, Oklahoma

Orval Ray Towers

4613 Tinker Diagonal St
Del City, Oklahoma

Chapel Ridge ( Se 48th Street )

5707 SE 48th St
Del City, Oklahoma
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Housing Authorities that serve Del City

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the City of Del City Public Housing
Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Del City, Oklahoma

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 452 affordable apartments for rent in Del City, Oklahoma.

Income Based Apartments in Del City, Oklahoma

Del City features 300 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 Del City, Oklahoma

There are 152 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Del City.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Del City, Oklahoma

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Del City landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Del City.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Del City, Oklahoma for a two-bedroom apartment is between $826 and $1,010.

2021 Del City, 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 $705 $738 $918 $1,238 $1,488
Payment Standard Range $635 to $776 $664 to $812 $826 to $1,010 $1,114 to $1,362 $1,339 to $1,637

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Del City, OK Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 452
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 300
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 40.29%
Average Renter Household Size 2.63
Average Household Size 2.47
Median Household Income $41,134 ±$2,637
Median Rent $804 ±$38
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.59% ± 5.11pp
Total Population 21,898

Population and Household Demographics

Del City is a city in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma with a population of 21,898. There are 8,834 households in the city with an average household size of 2.47 persons. 40.29% of households in Del City are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Del City

The median gross income for households in Del City is $41,134 a year, or $3,428 a month. The median rent for the city is $804 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Del City, a household making less than $2,680 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.59% of households who rent are overburdened in Del City.

Area Median Income In Del City

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 Del City, the AMI is calculated from all households within Oklahoma County.

In Del City, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $74,400

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 Del City

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 Del City

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,650 $17,850 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $26,050 $29,800 $33,500 $37,200 $40,200 $43,200 $46,150 $49,150
80% of Median $41,650 $47,600 $53,550 $59,500 $64,300 $69,050 $73,800 $78,550