Affordable Housing In Harmon County
2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Harmon County
Housing Authorities that serve Harmon County
|Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Harmon County, Oklahoma
There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 28 affordable apartments for rent in Harmon County, Oklahoma.
Income Based Apartments in Harmon County, Oklahoma
Harmon County features 28 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 Harmon County, Oklahoma
There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Harmon County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Harmon County, Oklahoma
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Harmon County landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Harmon County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Harmon County, Oklahoma for a two-bedroom apartment is between $655 and $801.
2021 Harmon 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|
|Harmon County, Oklahoma Fair Market Rent||$561||$570||$728||$905||$1,061|
|Harmon County, Oklahoma Payment Standard Range||$505 to $617||$513 to $627||$655 to $801||$815 to $996||$955 to $1,167|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Harmon County, OK Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||2|
|Total Low Income Apartments||28|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||28|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||30.75%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.10|
|Average Household Size||2.35|
|Median Household Income||$31,250 ±$4,376|
|Median Rent||$480 ±$57|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||26.04% ± 12.61pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Harmon County is a county in Oklahoma with a population of 2,866. There are 1,174 households in the county with an average household size of 2.35 persons. 30.75% of households in Harmon County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Harmon County
The median gross income for households in Harmon County is $31,250 a year, or $2,604 a month. The median rent for the county is $480 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Harmon County, a household making less than $1,600 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 26.04% of households who rent are overburdened in Harmon County.
Area Median Income In Harmon 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 Harmon County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $54,900
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 Harmon 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 Harmon 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 Harmon 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 Harmon 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 Harmon County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Harmon County
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|Gould||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gould is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.|
|Hollis||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hollis is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.|