Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 681 income based apartments in Pottawatomie County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 1,042 affordable apartments in Pottawatomie County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma

There is one Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list open in Pottawatomie County.

  • is currently open for new Section 8 applications.

Go to the Oklahoma Section 8 Waiting Lists page for more openings near Pottawatomie County.

East Ridgewood Apartments

28 E Ridgewood St
Shawnee, Oklahoma
$560
1 BR
Market Rate

Shawnee Affordable Housing

838 N Kickapoo
Shawnee, Oklahoma
$665
3 BR
Affordable

Heritage Park Homes III

293 Thomas Boulevard
Mcloud, Oklahoma
Call For Rent
3-4 BR
Affordable

Shawnee Park

14201 Transportation Parkway
Shawnee, Oklahoma
Income Based
2-3 BR
Accessible
Affordable

Margaret Manor

2805 N Union
Shawnee, Oklahoma
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

South Central Industries

314 W 9th St
Shawnee, Oklahoma
Rent Assisted
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Angels Acres

205 N Park St
Shawnee, Oklahoma
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Legacy Park Apartments ( Shawnee )

1701 Airport Dr
Shawnee, Oklahoma
Affordable

Linden Apartments II

319 S Kennedy Ave
Shawnee, Oklahoma
Affordable

Chapel Ridge of Shawnee ( Shawnee Mission Commons )

Corner of 45th and Union St
Shawnee, Oklahoma
Affordable
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Affordable Housing In Pottawatomie County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Pottawatomie County

City Apartments
Shawnee, OK Affordable Housing programs support 17 apartment communities in Shawnee.
Mcloud, OK Affordable Housing programs support 5 apartment communities in Mcloud.
Tecumseh, OK Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Tecumseh.
Maud, OK Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Maud.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Pottawatomie 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the Oklahoma Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Pottawatomie County.

Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma

Pottawatomie County features 681 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 Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma

There are 1,042 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Pottawatomie County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma for a two-bedroom apartment is between $748 and $914.

2023 Pottawatomie 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
Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Fair Market Rent $556 $639 $831 $1,086 $1,200
Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma Payment Standard Range $500 to $612 $575 to $703 $748 to $914 $977 to $1,195 $1,080 to $1,320

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Pottawatomie County, OK Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 27
Total Low Income Apartments 1,729
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 681
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 31.17%
Average Renter Household Size 2.57
Average Household Size 2.61
Median Household Income $44,688 ±$804
Median Rent $650 ±$18
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 37.69% ± 2.67pp
Total Population 71,136

Population and Household Demographics

Pottawatomie County is a county in Oklahoma with a population of 71,136. There are 25,996 households in the county with an average household size of 2.61 persons. 31.17% of households in Pottawatomie County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Pottawatomie County

The median gross income for households in Pottawatomie County is $44,688 a year, or $3,724 a month. The median rent for the county is $650 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Pottawatomie County, a household making less than $2,167 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 37.69% of households who rent are overburdened in Pottawatomie County.

Area Median Income In Pottawatomie 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 Pottawatomie County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $74,700

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 Pottawatomie 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 Pottawatomie County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Pottawatomie County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,500 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $45,450
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Pottawatomie County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$24,100 $27,550 $31,000 $34,400 $37,200 $39,950 $42,700 $45,450
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Pottawatomie County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$38,550 $44,050 $49,550 $55,050 $59,500 $63,900 $68,300 $72,700