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Affordable Housing In Perry
Noble County, Oklahoma

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Perry

Garden Oaks Apartments

1403 N 9th St
Perry, Oklahoma

Village Apartments Lee Prop Mgmt

520 N 5th St
Perry, Oklahoma
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Housing Authorities that serve Perry

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Perry, Oklahoma

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 339 affordable apartments for rent in Perry, Oklahoma.

Income Based Apartments in Perry, Oklahoma

Perry features 27 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 Perry, Oklahoma

There are 312 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Perry.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Perry, Oklahoma

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Perry landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Perry.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Perry, Oklahoma for a two-bedroom apartment is between $617 and $755.

2020 Perry, 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 $511 $603 $686 $990 $1,204
Payment Standard Range $460 to $562 $543 to $663 $617 to $755 $891 to $1,089 $1,084 to $1,324

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Perry, OK Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 339
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 27
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 34.49%
Average Renter Household Size 2.24
Average Household Size 2.34
Median Household Income $41,763 ±$5,442
Median Rent $586 ±$114
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 55.1% ± 13.51pp
Total Population 5,082

Population and Household Demographics

Perry is a city in Noble County, Oklahoma with a population of 5,082. There are 2,131 households in the city with an average household size of 2.34 persons. 34.49% of households in Perry are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Perry

The median gross income for households in Perry is $41,763 a year, or $3,480 a month. The median rent for the city is $586 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Perry, a household making less than $1,953 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 55.1% of households who rent are overburdened in Perry.

Area Median Income In Perry

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 Perry, the AMI is calculated from all households within Noble County.

In Perry, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $68,000

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 Perry

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 Perry

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,300 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $23,800 $27,200 $30,600 $34,000 $36,750 $39,450 $42,200 $44,900
80% of Median $38,100 $43,550 $49,000 $54,400 $58,800 $63,150 $67,500 $71,850