Affordable Housing In Pittsburg County
Oklahoma

Waiting List Openings In Pittsburg County

Emergency Housing Voucher

How to Apply for the Waiting List.

18 Low Income Apartment Communities In Pittsburg County

Aldridge Heights Senior Apartments

200 E. Carl Albert Pkwy
Mcalester, Oklahoma
Income Based
1-2 BR
62+

Sue Littlejohn House

18 W Washington Ave
Mcalester, Oklahoma
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Champ Hodgens Estates

13th St
Hartshorne, Oklahoma
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Krebs Public Housing

300 NW Electric
Krebs, Oklahoma

Mcalester Plaza

15 E Washington St
Mcalester, Oklahoma
Subsidized

Park Place Apartments

518 W Park Ave
Mcalester, Oklahoma
Subsidized

Westside Apartments

910 E Choctaw Ave
Mcalester, Oklahoma

Legends at Hickory Ridge - Phase II

535 Legends Ln
Mcalester, Oklahoma

West Street Aptrs Aka Westridge

812 W Choctaw Ave
Mcalester, Oklahoma

Quinton Village Apartments

700 Blk and L St
Quinton, Oklahoma
Subsidized

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

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Pittsburg County, Oklahoma

There are 18 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,015 affordable apartments for rent in Pittsburg County, Oklahoma.

Income Based Apartments in Pittsburg County, Oklahoma

Pittsburg County features 671 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 Pittsburg County, Oklahoma

There are 344 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Pittsburg County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Pittsburg County, Oklahoma

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Pittsburg County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Pittsburg County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Pittsburg County, Oklahoma for a two-bedroom apartment is between $709 and $867.

2022 Pittsburg 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
Pittsburg County, Oklahoma Fair Market Rent $595 $599 $788 $974 $1,243
Pittsburg County, Oklahoma Payment Standard Range $536 to $655 $539 to $659 $709 to $867 $877 to $1,071 $1,119 to $1,367

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Pittsburg County, OK Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 18
Total Low Income Apartments 1,015
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 671
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.58%
Average Renter Household Size 2.38
Average Household Size 2.36
Median Household Income $42,576 ±$1,748
Median Rent $670 ±$15
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 34.92% ± 3.61pp
Total Population 44,961

Population and Household Demographics

Pittsburg County is a county in Oklahoma with a population of 44,961. There are 18,087 households in the county with an average household size of 2.36 persons. 27.58% of households in Pittsburg County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Pittsburg County

The median gross income for households in Pittsburg County is $42,576 a year, or $3,548 a month. The median rent for the county is $670 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Pittsburg County, a household making less than $2,233 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 34.92% of households who rent are overburdened in Pittsburg County.

Area Median Income In Pittsburg 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 Pittsburg County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $60,900

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 Pittsburg 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 Pittsburg County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Pittsburg County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,350 $37,800 $40,200
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Pittsburg County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$21,350 $24,400 $27,450 $30,450 $32,900 $35,350 $37,800 $40,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Pittsburg County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$34,100 $39,000 $43,850 $48,700 $52,600 $56,500 $60,400 $64,300

Cities In Pittsburg County

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City Served By
Alderson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Alderson is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Arpelar The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Arpelar is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Ashland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ashland is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Canadian The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Canadian is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Crowder The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Crowder is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Haileyville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Haileyville are the Haileyville Housing Authority and Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Hartshorne The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hartshorne are the Hartshorne Housing Authority and Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Indianola The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Indianola is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Kiowa The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kiowa is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Krebs The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Krebs is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Longtown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Longtown is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Mcalester The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Mcalester are the McAlester Housing Authority and Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Pittsburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pittsburg is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Quinton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Quinton is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Savanna The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Savanna is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.