Affordable Housing In Oklahoma County
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Waiting List Openings In Oklahoma County

Emergency Housing Voucher

How to Apply for the Waiting List.

38 Low Income Apartment Communities In Oklahoma County

Reserve at Spencer

8400 NE 36th St.
Spencer, Oklahoma
$757-1,050
2-3 BR

North Village Apartments

10735 N Western Ave
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
$599-760
1-3 BR

College View 236 Apartments

1124 Kennedy Ave
Edmond, Oklahoma
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Roscoe Dunjee Senior Living Center I & II

3711 Elpizo Cir
Spencer, Oklahoma
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Garden Walk of Jones

13302 E Britton Rd
Jones, Oklahoma
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

The Reserve at West 10th

6640 NW 10th Street
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Accessible

Autumn Creek Villas

9201 NE 16th St
Midwest City, Oklahoma
Call For Rent
2 BR
Accessible
62+
Accessible

Bent Oak Village

2900 N Choctaw Rd
Choctaw, Oklahoma
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Villas of Edmond

1100 South Kelly Avenue
Edmond, Oklahoma
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accessible
Accessible
62+

GardenWalk of Jones

13300 East Britton Road
Jones, Oklahoma
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Accessible

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Oklahoma County, Oklahoma

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma

There are 38 low income housing apartment communities offering 3,391 affordable apartments for rent in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma.

Income Based Apartments in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma

Oklahoma County features 1,144 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 Oklahoma County, Oklahoma

There are 2,193 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Oklahoma County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Oklahoma County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Oklahoma County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma for a two-bedroom apartment is between $834 and $1,020.

2022 Oklahoma County, 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
Oklahoma County, Oklahoma Fair Market Rent $716 $746 $927 $1,239 $1,455
Oklahoma County, Oklahoma Payment Standard Range $644 to $788 $671 to $821 $834 to $1,020 $1,115 to $1,363 $1,310 to $1,601

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Oklahoma County, OK Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 38
Total Low Income Apartments 3,391
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,144
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 41.31%
Average Renter Household Size 2.43
Average Household Size 2.53
Median Household Income $47,437 ±$488
Median Rent $780 ±$6
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.93% ± 1.18pp
Total Population 754,480

Population and Household Demographics

Oklahoma County is a county in Oklahoma with a population of 754,480. There are 291,390 households in the county with an average household size of 2.53 persons. 41.31% of households in Oklahoma County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Oklahoma County

The median gross income for households in Oklahoma County is $47,437 a year, or $3,953 a month. The median rent for the county is $780 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Oklahoma County, a household making less than $2,600 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.93% of households who rent are overburdened in Oklahoma County.

Area Median Income In Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $73,200

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 Oklahoma 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 HUD Rental Assistance in Oklahoma County

1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Oklahoma County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,400 $17,600 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Oklahoma County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,650 $29,300 $32,950 $36,600 $39,550 $42,500 $45,400 $48,350
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Oklahoma County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$41,000 $46,850 $52,700 $58,550 $63,250 $67,950 $72,650 $77,300

Cities In Oklahoma County

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City Served By
Arcadia The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Arcadia is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Bethany The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bethany is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Choctaw The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Choctaw is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Del City The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Del City are the Housing Authority of the City of Del City and Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Edmond The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Edmond is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Forest Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Forest Park is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Harrah The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Harrah is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Jones The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jones is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Lake Aluma The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lake Aluma is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Luther The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Luther is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Midwest City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Midwest City is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Nichols Hills The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nichols Hills is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Nicoma Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nicoma Park is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Oklahoma City The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Oklahoma City are the Oklahoma City Housing Authority and Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Smith Village The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Smith Village is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Spencer The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Spencer is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
The Village The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves The Village is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Valley Brook The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Valley Brook is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Warr Acres The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Warr Acres is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Woodlawn Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Woodlawn Park is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.