Affordable Housing In Fort Gibson
4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Fort Gibson
Housing Authorities that serve Fort Gibson
|Fort Gibson Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
|Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Fort Gibson, Oklahoma
There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 440 affordable apartments for rent in Fort Gibson, Oklahoma.
Income Based Apartments in Fort Gibson, Oklahoma
Fort Gibson features 64 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 Fort Gibson, Oklahoma
There are 376 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Fort Gibson.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Fort Gibson, Oklahoma
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Fort Gibson landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Fort Gibson.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Fort Gibson, Oklahoma for a two-bedroom apartment is between $617 and $755.
2020 Fort Gibson, 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.
Fort Gibson, OK Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||4|
|Total Low Income Apartments||440|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||64|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||27.9%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.62|
|Average Household Size||2.60|
|Median Household Income||$57,148 ±$12,514|
|Median Rent||$637 ±$85|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||53.21% ± 12.7pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Fort Gibson is a City in Cherokee County, Oklahoma with a population of 4,121. There are 1,563 households in the city with an average household size of 2.60 persons. 27.9% of households in Fort Gibson are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Fort Gibson
The median gross income for households in Fort Gibson is $57,148 a year, or $4,762 a month. The median rent for the city is $637 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Fort Gibson, a household making less than $2,123 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 53.21% of households who rent are overburdened in Fort Gibson.1
Area Median Income In Fort Gibson
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 Fort Gibson, the AMI is calculated from all households within Cherokee County.
In Fort Gibson, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $53,800
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 Fort Gibson
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 Fort Gibson
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$12,490||$16,910||$21,330||$25,750||$30,170||$33,100||$35,350||$37,650|
|50% of Median||$19,950||$22,800||$25,650||$28,500||$30,800||$33,100||$35,350||$37,650|
|80% of Median||$31,950||$36,500||$41,050||$45,600||$49,250||$52,900||$56,550||$60,200|