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Affordable Housing In Norman
Cleveland County, Oklahoma

17 Low Income Apartment Communities In Norman

Mckinzie Gardens

1000 State Dr
Norman, Oklahoma
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Mckinzie Gardens II

970 N State Dr
Norman, Oklahoma
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Northcliff Gardens

1301 Northcliff Ave
Norman, Oklahoma
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Willows Pathways

517 N University Blvd
Norman, Oklahoma
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Vicksburg Village, Ltd

200 Vicksburg Ave
Norman, Oklahoma
Subsidized

Rose Rock Villa Eh

700 N Berry Rd
Norman, Oklahoma

Senior Cottages of Norman

2800 Oak Tree Ave
Norman, Oklahoma

Chdo Activity

1620 Stubbeman Ave
Norman, Oklahoma

Chdo Activity

1666 Stubbeman Ave
Norman, Oklahoma

Brookstone Cottages of Norman

3701 Eagle Cliff Dr
Norman, Oklahoma

Housing Authorities that serve Norman

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Norman, Oklahoma

There are 17 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,191 affordable apartments for rent in Norman, Oklahoma.

Income Based Apartments in Norman, Oklahoma

Norman features 400 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 Norman, Oklahoma

There are 791 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Norman.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Norman, Oklahoma

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

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

2020 Norman, 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.

Norman, OK Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 17
Total Low Income Apartments 1,191
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 400
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 44.19%
Average Renter Household Size 2.31
Average Household Size 2.44
Median Household Income $51,491 ±$1,272
Median Rent $788 ±$20
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.57% ± 3.4pp
Total Population 117,353

Population and Household Demographics

Norman is a city in Cleveland County, Oklahoma with a population of 117,353. There are 44,911 households in the city with an average household size of 2.44 persons. 44.19% of households in Norman are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Norman

The median gross income for households in Norman is $51,491 a year, or $4,291 a month. The median rent for the city is $788 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Norman, a household making less than $2,627 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.57% of households who rent are overburdened in Norman.

Area Median Income In Norman

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 Norman, the AMI is calculated from all households within Cleveland County.

In Norman, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $74,400

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 Norman

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 Norman

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,650 $17,850 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $26,050 $29,800 $33,500 $37,200 $40,200 $43,200 $46,150 $49,150
80% of Median $41,650 $47,600 $53,550 $59,500 $64,300 $69,050 $73,800 $78,550