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Affordable Housing In Ottawa County
Oklahoma

12 Low Income Apartment Communities In Ottawa County

Route 66 Landing

36 N Main St
Miami, Oklahoma
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
55+

Afton Village

326 S Maple Ave
Afton, Oklahoma
Call For Rent
1-4 BR

Pine Place Apartments ( Formerly Miami Senior )

1100 Pine St
Miami, Oklahoma
Subsidized

Neosho Ridge Addition

1802 18th Pl SW
Miami, Oklahoma

Wynnewood Village Apartments

RR 2
Wyandotte, Oklahoma

Timber Tree Properties

1120 B St
Commerce, Oklahoma

214 S East St

214 S East St
Afton, Oklahoma

115 S Emily St

115 S Emily St
Picher, Oklahoma

Nine Tribes Towers

205 B St NE
Miami, Oklahoma

Housing Authorities that serve Ottawa County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Ottawa County, Oklahoma

There are 12 low income housing apartment communities offering 759 affordable apartments for rent in Ottawa County, Oklahoma.

Income Based Apartments in Ottawa County, Oklahoma

Ottawa County features 448 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 Ottawa County, Oklahoma

There are 311 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Ottawa County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Ottawa County, Oklahoma

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Ottawa County, Oklahoma for a two-bedroom apartment is between $673 and $823.

2021 Ottawa 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
Ottawa County, Oklahoma Fair Market Rent $494 $568 $748 $930 $1,017
Ottawa County, Oklahoma Payment Standard Range $445 to $543 $511 to $625 $673 to $823 $837 to $1,023 $915 to $1,119

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Ottawa County, OK Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 12
Total Low Income Apartments 759
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 448
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.08%
Average Renter Household Size 2.63
Average Household Size 2.58
Median Household Income $36,347 ±$985
Median Rent $627 ±$14
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.25% ± 2.75pp
Total Population 32,085

Population and Household Demographics

Ottawa County is a county in Oklahoma with a population of 32,085. There are 12,061 households in the county with an average household size of 2.58 persons. 30.08% of households in Ottawa County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Ottawa County

The median gross income for households in Ottawa County is $36,347 a year, or $3,029 a month. The median rent for the county is $627 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Ottawa County, a household making less than $2,090 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.25% of households who rent are overburdened in Ottawa County.

Area Median Income In Ottawa 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 Ottawa County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $49,900

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 Ottawa 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 Ottawa County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Ottawa County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $34,400 $36,800 $39,150
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Ottawa County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$20,800 $23,750 $26,700 $29,650 $32,050 $34,400 $36,800 $39,150
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Ottawa County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$33,250 $38,000 $42,750 $47,450 $51,250 $55,050 $58,850 $62,650

Cities In Ottawa County

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City Served By
Afton The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Afton are the Housing Authority of the City of Afton and Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Cardin The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cardin is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Commerce The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Commerce are the Commerce Housing Authority and Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Dotyville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dotyville is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Fairland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fairland is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Miami The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Miami are the Miami Housing Authority and Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Narcissa The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Narcissa is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
North Miami The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Miami is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Peoria The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Peoria is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Picher The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Picher is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Quapaw The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Quapaw is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Wyandotte The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wyandotte is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.