Affordable Housing In Okmulgee County
Waiting List Openings In Okmulgee County
11 Low Income Apartment Communities In Okmulgee County
Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Okmulgee 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 Okmulgee County, Oklahoma
|Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Okmulgee County, Oklahoma
There are 11 low income housing apartment communities offering 565 affordable apartments for rent in Okmulgee County, Oklahoma.
Income Based Apartments in Okmulgee County, Oklahoma
Okmulgee County features 382 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 Okmulgee County, Oklahoma
There are 183 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Okmulgee County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Okmulgee County, Oklahoma
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Okmulgee County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Okmulgee County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Okmulgee County, Oklahoma for a two-bedroom apartment is between $666 and $814.
2022 Okmulgee 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|
|Okmulgee County, Oklahoma Fair Market Rent||$522||$562||$740||$953||$1,244|
|Okmulgee County, Oklahoma Payment Standard Range||$470 to $574||$506 to $618||$666 to $814||$858 to $1,048||$1,120 to $1,368|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Okmulgee County, OK Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||11|
|Total Low Income Apartments||565|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||382|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||30.66%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.51|
|Average Household Size||2.53|
|Median Household Income||$38,843 ±$1,488|
|Median Rent||$608 ±$16|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||37.41% ± 3.87pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Okmulgee County is a county in Oklahoma with a population of 39,446. There are 15,022 households in the county with an average household size of 2.53 persons. 30.66% of households in Okmulgee County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Okmulgee County
The median gross income for households in Okmulgee County is $38,843 a year, or $3,237 a month. The median rent for the county is $608 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Okmulgee County, a household making less than $2,027 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 37.41% of households who rent are overburdened in Okmulgee County.
Area Median Income In Okmulgee 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 Okmulgee County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $54,900
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 Okmulgee 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 Okmulgee 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 Okmulgee County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Okmulgee County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Okmulgee County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Okmulgee County
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|Beggs||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Beggs is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.|
|Dewar||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dewar is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.|
|Grayson||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Grayson is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.|
|Henryetta||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Henryetta are the Housing Authority of the City of Henryetta and Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.|
|Hoffman||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hoffman is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.|
|Liberty||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Liberty is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.|
|Morris||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Morris is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.|
|Okmulgee||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Okmulgee is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.|
|Schulter||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Schulter is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.|
|Winchester||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Winchester is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.|