Affordable Housing In Murray County
Oklahoma

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Murray County

Sulphur Terrace Lp

2000 W 14th St
Sulphur, OK
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There are 1 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 64 affordable apartments for rent in Murray County. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with 0 apartments that set rent based on your income. In Murray County, HUD housing programs support 0 rental assistance apartments through programs like Project-based Section 8. There are 64 other low income apartments that don't have rental assistance but are cheaper than market rate rents.

Housing Authorities that serve Murray County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Murray County, Oklahoma

Murray County, OK Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 64
Total Rent Assisted Apartments 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 32.96%
Average Renter Household Size 2.60
Total Population 13,733
Housing Units 5,343
Average Household Size 2.50
Median Household Income $47,077 ±$3,381
Median Rent $622 ±$43
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 27.88% ± 6.21pp

Population and Household Demographics

Murray County is a County in Oklahoma with a population of 13,733. There are 5,343 households in the county with an average household size of 2.50 persons. 32.96% of households in Murray County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Murray County

The median gross income for households in Murray County is $47,077 a year, or $3,923 a month. The median rent for the county is $622 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Murray County, a household making less than $2,073 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 27.88% of households who rent are overburdened in Murray County.1

Area Median Income In Murray 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 Murray County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,700

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 Murray 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 Murray County HUD Rental Assistance in Murray County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,800 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,400
50% of Median $23,000 $26,300 $29,600 $32,850 $35,500 $38,150 $40,750 $43,400
80% of Median $36,800 $42,050 $47,300 $52,550 $56,800 $61,000 $65,200 $69,400
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Murray County

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.

From 2004 to 2004, 1 low income apartment communities containing 31 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Murray County by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Murray County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
60% of Median $27,600 $31,560 $35,520 $39,420 $42,600 $45,780 $48,900 $52,080

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Murray County is $35,520 a year, or $2,960 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $2,960 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $888 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $575 $616 $740 $854 $954 $1,052
60% $690 $740 $888 $1,025 $1,145 $1,262
Fair Market Rents in Murray County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2019 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$530 $610 $700 $978 $1,230

Cities In Murray County

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City Listings Served By
Sulphur 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sulphur is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Dougherty 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dougherty is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Hickory 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hickory is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.