Affordable Housing In Major County
Oklahoma

Waiting List Openings In Major County

Emergency Housing Voucher

How to Apply for the Waiting List.

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Major County

Landcrest Apartments

200 Landcrest
Fairview, Oklahoma
Subsidized

Red Carpet Village

610 W Beck St
Fairview, Oklahoma
Subsidized
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Major County, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Major County, Oklahoma

Housing Authority Programs
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 $666 and $814.

2022 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 $574 $578 $740 $1,000 $1,004
Major County, Oklahoma Payment Standard Range $517 to $631 $520 to $636 $666 to $814 $900 to $1,100 $904 to $1,104

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
Total Population 7,700

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 $67,800

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 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

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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.
$14,250 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
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.
$23,750 $27,150 $30,550 $33,900 $36,650 $39,350 $42,050 $44,750
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.
$38,000 $43,400 $48,850 $54,250 $58,600 $62,950 $67,300 $71,650

Cities In Major County

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City Served By
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.