Affordable Housing In Ottawa County
Waiting List Openings In Ottawa County
12 Low Income Apartment Communities In Ottawa County
Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Ottawa 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 Ottawa County, Oklahoma
|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 $666 and $814.
2022 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||$492||$562||$740||$915||$1,004|
|Ottawa County, Oklahoma Payment Standard Range||$443 to $541||$506 to $618||$666 to $814||$824 to $1,007||$904 to $1,104|
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|
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
|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 Ottawa 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 Ottawa 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 Ottawa County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Ottawa County
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|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.|