Affordable Housing In Midwest City
5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Midwest City
Housing Authorities that serve Midwest City
|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 AffordableHousingOnline.com 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|
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|