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Affordable Housing In Idabel
McCurtain County, Oklahoma

7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Idabel

Idabel Pioneer Village

225 SW Fairview St
Idabel, Oklahoma
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Rouleau House

20 E Main St
Idabel, Oklahoma
Call For Rent
1 BR

Chahta Tumaha

1735 Shady Dell Ln
Idabel, Oklahoma
Elderly Supportive Housing

Briarcliff Apartments

901 SW Van Buren St
Idabel, Oklahoma

Garden Walk of Idabel

907 Laurel Dr
Idabel, Oklahoma

Laurel Ridge

1700 SE Madison St
Idabel, Oklahoma


512 NW Guthrie St
Idabel, Oklahoma
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Housing Authorities that serve Idabel

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Idabel, Oklahoma

There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 446 affordable apartments for rent in Idabel, Oklahoma.

Income Based Apartments in Idabel, Oklahoma

Idabel features 375 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 Idabel, Oklahoma

There are 71 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Idabel.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Idabel, Oklahoma

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Idabel landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Idabel.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Idabel, Oklahoma for a two-bedroom apartment is between $655 and $801.

2021 Idabel, 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
Idabel, Oklahoma Fair Market Rent $505 $556 $728 $972 $1,095
Idabel, Oklahoma Payment Standard Range $455 to $556 $500 to $612 $655 to $801 $875 to $1,069 $986 to $1,205

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Idabel, OK Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 446
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 375
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 54.73%
Average Renter Household Size 2.59
Average Household Size 2.39
Median Household Income $25,019 ±$2,660
Median Rent $543 ±$46
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.37% ± 7.74pp
Total Population 7,026

Population and Household Demographics

Idabel is a city in McCurtain County, Oklahoma with a population of 7,026. There are 2,810 households in the city with an average household size of 2.39 persons. 54.73% of households in Idabel are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Idabel

The median gross income for households in Idabel is $25,019 a year, or $2,085 a month. The median rent for the city is $543 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Idabel, a household making less than $1,810 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.37% of households who rent are overburdened in Idabel.

Area Median Income In Idabel

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 Idabel, the AMI is calculated from all households within McCurtain County.

In Idabel, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $46,300

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 Idabel

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 Idabel

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Idabel AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $34,400 $36,800 $39,150
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Idabel AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$20,800 $23,750 $26,700 $29,650 $32,050 $34,400 $36,800 $39,150
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Idabel AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$33,250 $38,000 $42,750 $47,450 $51,250 $55,050 $58,850 $62,650