Affordable Housing Online is monitoring the federal government's response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak. 

An extensive list of coronavirus resources for low-income households can be found here.

Affordable Housing In Ninnekah
Grady County, Oklahoma

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Ninnekah

Shadow Wood Apartments

2791 Us 277
Ninnekah, Oklahoma
  • «
  • 1
  • »

Housing Authorities that serve Ninnekah

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Ninnekah, Oklahoma

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 60 affordable apartments for rent in Ninnekah, Oklahoma.

Income Based Apartments in Ninnekah, Oklahoma

Ninnekah features 0 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 Ninnekah, Oklahoma

There are 60 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Ninnekah.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Ninnekah, Oklahoma

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Ninnekah landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Ninnekah.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Ninnekah, Oklahoma for a two-bedroom apartment is between $628 and $768.

2020 Ninnekah, 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 $526 $530 $698 $978 $1,009
Payment Standard Range $473 to $579 $477 to $583 $628 to $768 $880 to $1,076 $908 to $1,110

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Ninnekah, OK Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 60
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23%
Average Renter Household Size 2.84
Average Household Size 2.63
Median Household Income $51,771 ±$6,648
Median Rent $671 ±$92
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 12.36% ± 7.86pp
Total Population 1,018

Population and Household Demographics

Ninnekah is a city in Grady County, Oklahoma with a population of 1,018. There are 387 households in the city with an average household size of 2.63 persons. 23% of households in Ninnekah are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Ninnekah

The median gross income for households in Ninnekah is $51,771 a year, or $4,314 a month. The median rent for the city is $671 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Ninnekah, a household making less than $2,237 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 12.36% of households who rent are overburdened in Ninnekah.

Area Median Income In Ninnekah

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 Ninnekah, the AMI is calculated from all households within Grady County.

In Ninnekah, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $69,800

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 Ninnekah

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 Ninnekah

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,700 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $24,450 $27,950 $31,450 $34,900 $37,700 $40,500 $43,300 $46,100
80% of Median $39,100 $44,700 $50,300 $55,850 $60,350 $64,800 $69,300 $73,750