Affordable Housing In Major County
2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Major County
Housing Authorities that serve Major County
|Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Major County, Oklahoma
There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 76 affordable apartments for rent in Major County, Oklahoma.
Income Based Apartments in Major County, Oklahoma
Major County features 76 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 Major County, Oklahoma
There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Major County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Major County, Oklahoma
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Major County landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Major County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Major County, Oklahoma for a two-bedroom apartment is between $655 and $801.
2021 Major 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|
|Major County, Oklahoma Fair Market Rent||$561||$579||$728||$941||$987|
|Major County, Oklahoma Payment Standard Range||$505 to $617||$521 to $637||$655 to $801||$847 to $1,035||$888 to $1,086|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Major County, OK Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||2|
|Total Low Income Apartments||76|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||76|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||25.5%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.60|
|Average Household Size||2.49|
|Median Household Income||$51,571 ±$2,398|
|Median Rent||$570 ±$43|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||24.81% ± 8.01pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Major County is a county in Oklahoma with a population of 7,700. There are 3,051 households in the county with an average household size of 2.49 persons. 25.5% of households in Major County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Major County
The median gross income for households in Major County is $51,571 a year, or $4,298 a month. The median rent for the county is $570 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Major County, a household making less than $1,900 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 24.81% of households who rent are overburdened in Major County.
Area Median Income In Major 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 Major County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $68,000
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 Major 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 Major 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 Major 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 Major 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 Major County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Major County
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|Ames||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ames is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.|
|Chester||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chester is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.|
|Cleo Springs||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cleo Springs is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.|
|Fairview||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fairview is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.|
|Isabella||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Isabella is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.|
|Meno||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Meno is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.|
|Ringwood||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ringwood is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.|