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Affordable Housing In Jackson County
Oklahoma

7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Jackson County

Ridgecrest Apartments

1205 Springfield Dr
Altus, Oklahoma
Subsidized

Towers

101 E Commerce St
Altus, Oklahoma
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Parkridge Estates

1220 Asalee St
Altus, Oklahoma
Subsidized

Northfork Village Apartments

620 McCall
Blair, Oklahoma
Subsidized

Eldorado Apartments

309 E Main St
Eldorado, Oklahoma
Subsidized

Farm Labor Housing

Victory and Frisco
Altus, Oklahoma

Southwest Housing

900 S. Carver Road
Altus, Oklahoma
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Housing Authorities that serve Jackson County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Jackson County, Oklahoma

There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 212 affordable apartments for rent in Jackson County, Oklahoma.

Income Based Apartments in Jackson County, Oklahoma

Jackson County features 192 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 Jackson County, Oklahoma

There are 10 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Jackson County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Jackson County, Oklahoma

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Jackson County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Jackson County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Jackson County, Oklahoma for a two-bedroom apartment is between $658 and $804.

2021 Jackson 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
Jackson County, Oklahoma Fair Market Rent $506 $555 $731 $951 $1,157
Jackson County, Oklahoma Payment Standard Range $455 to $557 $500 to $611 $658 to $804 $856 to $1,046 $1,041 to $1,273

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Jackson County, OK Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 212
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 192
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 41.3%
Average Renter Household Size 2.41
Average Household Size 2.48
Median Household Income $41,560 ±$2,135
Median Rent $708 ±$34
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.36% ± 5.53pp
Total Population 26,056

Population and Household Demographics

Jackson County is a county in Oklahoma with a population of 26,056. There are 10,220 households in the county with an average household size of 2.48 persons. 41.3% of households in Jackson County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Jackson County

The median gross income for households in Jackson County is $41,560 a year, or $3,463 a month. The median rent for the county is $708 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Jackson County, a household making less than $2,360 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.36% of households who rent are overburdened in Jackson County.

Area Median Income In Jackson 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 Jackson County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $57,700

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 Jackson 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 Jackson County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Jackson County 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 Jackson County 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 Jackson County 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

Cities In Jackson County

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City Served By
Altus The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Altus is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Blair The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Blair is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Dodson Branch The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dodson Branch is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
East Duke The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East Duke is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Eldorado The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Eldorado is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Elmer The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Elmer is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Friendship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Friendship is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Headrick The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Headrick is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Martha The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Martha is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Olustee The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Olustee is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Swifton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Swifton is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Tupelo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tupelo is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.