Affordable Housing In Ellis County
Oklahoma

Waiting List Openings In Ellis County

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1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Ellis County

Wolf Creek Apartments Lp

206 N Sylvania St
Shattuck, Oklahoma
Subsidized
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Ellis 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 Ellis County, Oklahoma

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Ellis County, Oklahoma

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 40 affordable apartments for rent in Ellis County, Oklahoma.

Income Based Apartments in Ellis County, Oklahoma

Ellis County features 40 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 Ellis County, Oklahoma

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Ellis County, Oklahoma

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Ellis County, Oklahoma for a two-bedroom apartment is between $711 and $869.

2022 Ellis 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
Ellis County, Oklahoma Fair Market Rent $620 $631 $790 $977 $1,156
Ellis County, Oklahoma Payment Standard Range $558 to $682 $568 to $694 $711 to $869 $879 to $1,075 $1,040 to $1,272

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Ellis County, OK Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 40
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 40
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 22.92%
Average Renter Household Size 2.72
Average Household Size 2.38
Median Household Income $50,855 ±$4,088
Median Rent $645 ±$30
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 18.37% ± 8.39pp
Total Population 4,121

Population and Household Demographics

Ellis County is a county in Oklahoma with a population of 4,121. There are 1,710 households in the county with an average household size of 2.38 persons. 22.92% of households in Ellis County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Ellis County

The median gross income for households in Ellis County is $50,855 a year, or $4,238 a month. The median rent for the county is $645 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Ellis County, a household making less than $2,150 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 18.37% of households who rent are overburdened in Ellis County.

Area Median Income In Ellis 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 Ellis County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $66,400

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 Ellis 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 Ellis County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Ellis County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,950 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $43,850
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Ellis County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$23,250 $26,600 $29,900 $33,200 $35,900 $38,550 $41,200 $43,850
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Ellis County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$37,200 $42,500 $47,800 $53,100 $57,350 $61,600 $65,850 $70,100

Cities In Ellis County

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City Served By
Arnett The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Arnett is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Fargo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fargo is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Gage The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gage is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Shattuck The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Shattuck is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.