Affordable Housing In Lawton
Comanche County, Oklahoma

Affordable Housing programs support 705 income based apartments in Lawton where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 224 affordable apartments in Lawton that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Lawton, Oklahoma

There is one Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list open in Lawton.

  • is currently open for new Section 8 applications.

Go to the Oklahoma Section 8 Waiting Lists page for more openings near Lawton.

Lawton Pointe Apartments

2237 NW Hoover Ave
Lawton, Oklahoma
$389-499
2-3 BR
Affordable

Garretts Landing ( Aka the Gardens at Lawton )

1321 SW 27th St
Lawton, Oklahoma
$549-730
1-3 BR
Affordable

Stratford Square

4309 SE Camelot Dr
Lawton, Oklahoma
Rent Assisted

Cambridge Estates

4315 SE Camelot Dr
Lawton, Oklahoma
Rent Assisted

Deer Park Apartments

2403 NW 23rd St
Lawton, Oklahoma
Rent Assisted

Sanders Heights Apartments

2403 SW Jesse Davenport
Lawton, Oklahoma
Rent Assisted

Villanova Apartments

305 NW 4th St
Lawton, Oklahoma
Rent Assisted

Goodwill Village

1505 SW 11th St
Lawton, Oklahoma
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Old Towne Square

911 SW Ave E
Lawton, Oklahoma
Rent Assisted
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Goodwill Village West II

1420 SW Washington Ave
Lawton, Oklahoma
Rent Assisted
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing
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Affordable Housing Near Lawton

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Public Housing Agencies Serving Lawton, Oklahoma

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Housing Authority Programs
Lawton Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the Oklahoma Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Lawton.

Lawton, Oklahoma Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Lawton, Oklahoma

Lawton features 705 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 Lawton, Oklahoma

There are 224 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lawton.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lawton, Oklahoma

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lawton, Oklahoma for a two-bedroom apartment is between $734 and $897.

2023 Lawton, 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
Lawton, Oklahoma Fair Market Rent $625 $629 $815 $1,158 $1,388
Lawton, Oklahoma Payment Standard Range $563 to $688 $566 to $692 $734 to $897 $1,042 to $1,274 $1,249 to $1,527

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Lawton, OK Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 14
Total Low Income Apartments 929
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 705
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 52.11%
Average Renter Household Size 2.69
Average Household Size 2.66
Median Household Income $42,493 ±$1,796
Median Rent $787 ±$20
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.5% ± 3.05pp
Total Population 97,589

Population and Household Demographics

Lawton is a city in Comanche County, Oklahoma with a population of 97,589. There are 33,255 households in the city with an average household size of 2.66 persons. 52.11% of households in Lawton are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lawton

The median gross income for households in Lawton is $42,493 a year, or $3,541 a month. The median rent for the city is $787 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lawton, a household making less than $2,623 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.5% of households who rent are overburdened in Lawton.

Area Median Income In Lawton

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 Lawton, the AMI is calculated from all households within Comanche County.

In Lawton, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $67,200

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 Lawton

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 Lawton

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Lawton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,150 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,700 $44,400
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Lawton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$23,550 $26,900 $30,250 $33,600 $36,300 $39,000 $41,700 $44,400
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Lawton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$37,650 $43,000 $48,400 $53,750 $58,050 $62,350 $66,650 $70,950