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Affordable Housing In Muskogee
Muskogee County, Oklahoma

18 Low Income Apartment Communities In Muskogee

Muskogee Affordable Housing Mccaf

1313 N Main St
Muskogee, Oklahoma

Hilldale Springs

2733 S York St
Muskogee, Oklahoma

Muskogee Affordable Housing Scattered Site

1200 Meadowlane Dr
Muskogee, Oklahoma

The Surety Apartments

117 N 3rd St
Muskogee, Oklahoma

Nehemiah Homes

1116 S 24th St
Muskogee, Oklahoma

Broadway Apartments

348 E Broadway St
Muskogee, Oklahoma

Green Country Village

2000 N 36th St
Muskogee, Oklahoma

Honor Heights Towers

300 N 40th St
Muskogee, Oklahoma

Housing Authorities that serve Muskogee

Housing Authority Programs
Muskogee Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Public Housing Homeownership; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Homeownership; Family Unification Program (FUP)
Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Muskogee, Oklahoma

There are 18 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,308 affordable apartments for rent in Muskogee, Oklahoma.

Income Based Apartments in Muskogee, Oklahoma

Muskogee features 854 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 Muskogee, Oklahoma

There are 454 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Muskogee.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Muskogee, Oklahoma

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Muskogee landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Muskogee.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Muskogee, Oklahoma for a two-bedroom apartment is between $617 and $755.

2020 Muskogee, 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 $447 $529 $686 $926 $929
Payment Standard Range $402 to $492 $476 to $582 $617 to $755 $833 to $1,019 $836 to $1,022

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Muskogee, OK Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 18
Total Low Income Apartments 1,308
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 854
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 42.09%
Average Renter Household Size 2.50
Average Household Size 2.50
Median Household Income $34,894 ±$1,854
Median Rent $641 ±$18
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.68% ± 4.22pp
Total Population 38,776

Population and Household Demographics

Muskogee is a city in Muskogee County, Oklahoma with a population of 38,776. There are 14,972 households in the city with an average household size of 2.50 persons. 42.09% of households in Muskogee are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Muskogee

The median gross income for households in Muskogee is $34,894 a year, or $2,908 a month. The median rent for the city is $641 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Muskogee, a household making less than $2,137 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.68% of households who rent are overburdened in Muskogee.

Area Median Income In Muskogee

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 Muskogee, the AMI is calculated from all households within Muskogee County.

In Muskogee, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $49,400

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 Muskogee

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 Muskogee

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $33,200 $35,500 $37,800
50% of Median $20,050 $22,900 $25,750 $28,600 $30,900 $33,200 $35,500 $37,800
80% of Median $32,050 $36,600 $41,200 $45,750 $49,450 $53,100 $56,750 $60,400