Affordable Housing In Harrah
Oklahoma County, Oklahoma

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Harrah

Harrah Senior Village

19905 Summers Ave
Harrah, Oklahoma
Elderly Supportive Housing

Harrah Senior Housing

2696 Summers Ave
Harrah, Oklahoma
Elderly Supportive Housing
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Housing Authorities that serve Harrah

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Harrah, Oklahoma

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 67 affordable apartments for rent in Harrah, Oklahoma.

Income Based Apartments in Harrah, Oklahoma

Harrah features 67 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 Harrah, Oklahoma

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Harrah, Oklahoma

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

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

2020 Harrah, 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 research.

Harrah, OK Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 67
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 67
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.94%
Average Renter Household Size 2.50
Average Household Size 2.70
Median Household Income $57,845 ±$4,150
Median Rent $700 ±$101
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.61% ± 12.87pp
Total Population 5,551

Population and Household Demographics

Harrah is a City in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma with a population of 5,551. There are 2,032 households in the city with an average household size of 2.70 persons. 28.94% of households in Harrah are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Harrah

The median gross income for households in Harrah is $57,845 a year, or $4,820 a month. The median rent for the city is $700 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Harrah, a household making less than $2,333 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.61% of households who rent are overburdened in Harrah.1

Area Median Income In Harrah

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

In Harrah, 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 Harrah

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 Harrah

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