Affordable Housing In Midwest City
Oklahoma County, Oklahoma

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Midwest City

Autumn Creek Villas

9201 NE 16th St
Midwest City, Oklahoma
Call For Rent
2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

The Estates of Midwest City

512 N Douglas Ave
Midwest City, Oklahoma
Accepts Vouchers

Autumn House

500 Adair Blvd
Midwest City, Oklahoma
Elderly Supportive Housing

Cottage Park Phase I

1401 N Stonecrop Dr
Midwest City, Oklahoma
Accepts Vouchers

Silverwood Apartments

403 W Silverwood Dr
Midwest City, Oklahoma
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Midwest City

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Midwest City, Oklahoma

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 395 affordable apartments for rent in Midwest City, Oklahoma.

Income Based Apartments in Midwest City, Oklahoma

Midwest City features 177 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 Midwest City, Oklahoma

There are 218 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Midwest City.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Midwest City, Oklahoma

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Midwest City, Oklahoma for a two-bedroom apartment is between $815 and $997.

2020 Midwest City, 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
Fair Market Rent $684 $724 $906 $1,231 $1,506
Payment Standard Range $616 to $752 $652 to $796 $815 to $997 $1,108 to $1,354 $1,355 to $1,657

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Midwest City, OK Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 395
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 177
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 41.89%
Average Renter Household Size 2.38
Average Household Size 2.42
Median Household Income $44,578 ±$1,705
Median Rent $783 ±$14
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.65% ± 3.54pp
Total Population 56,507

Population and Household Demographics

Midwest City is a City in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma with a population of 56,507. There are 23,206 households in the city with an average household size of 2.42 persons. 41.89% of households in Midwest City are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Midwest City

The median gross income for households in Midwest City is $44,578 a year, or $3,715 a month. The median rent for the city is $783 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Midwest City, a household making less than $2,610 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.65% of households who rent are overburdened in Midwest City.1

Area Median Income In Midwest City

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 Midwest City, the AMI is calculated from all households within Oklahoma County.

In Midwest City, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $73,800

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 Midwest City

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 Midwest City

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,550 $17,750 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $25,850 $29,550 $33,250 $36,900 $39,900 $42,850 $45,800 $48,750
80% of Median $41,350 $47,250 $53,150 $59,050 $63,800 $68,500 $73,250 $77,950