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Affordable Housing In Seminole County
Oklahoma

13 Low Income Apartment Communities In Seminole County

Whispering Meadows

1402 S Indian Rd
Wewoka, Oklahoma
$285
2 BR
62+

Broadway Pointe Apartments

900 W Broadway
Seminole, Oklahoma
62+

Wewoka Lofts

222 South Wewoka Avenue
Wewoka, Oklahoma
$500-625
1-2 BR

Autumn Ridge

1150 Roesler Blvd
Seminole, Oklahoma
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Konawa Village Apartments

400 N East St
Konawa, Oklahoma
Subsidized

Stonebrook Villas

424 W Stonebrook Villas Dr
Konawa, Oklahoma

Brookstone Park of Seminole

1000 Clausing Blvd
Seminole, Oklahoma

Stonebrook Estates

426 W South St
Konawa, Oklahoma

Elderly

17 Randolph St
Seminole, Oklahoma

Housing Authorities that serve Seminole County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Seminole County, Oklahoma

There are 13 low income housing apartment communities offering 562 affordable apartments for rent in Seminole County, Oklahoma.

Income Based Apartments in Seminole County, Oklahoma

Seminole County features 328 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 Seminole County, Oklahoma

There are 234 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Seminole County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Seminole County, Oklahoma

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Seminole County, Oklahoma for a two-bedroom apartment is between $655 and $801.

2021 Seminole 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
Seminole County, Oklahoma Fair Market Rent $485 $552 $728 $932 $1,128
Seminole County, Oklahoma Payment Standard Range $437 to $534 $497 to $607 $655 to $801 $839 to $1,025 $1,015 to $1,241

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Seminole County, OK Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 13
Total Low Income Apartments 562
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 328
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.5%
Average Renter Household Size 2.70
Average Household Size 2.70
Median Household Income $36,068 ±$1,482
Median Rent $551 ±$21
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 33.27% ± 3.7pp
Total Population 25,481

Population and Household Demographics

Seminole County is a county in Oklahoma with a population of 25,481. There are 9,202 households in the county with an average household size of 2.70 persons. 27.5% of households in Seminole County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Seminole County

The median gross income for households in Seminole County is $36,068 a year, or $3,006 a month. The median rent for the county is $551 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Seminole County, a household making less than $1,837 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.27% of households who rent are overburdened in Seminole County.

Area Median Income In Seminole 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 Seminole County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $51,600

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 Seminole 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 Seminole County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Seminole 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 Seminole 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 Seminole 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 Seminole County

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City Served By
Bowlegs The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bowlegs is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Cromwell The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cromwell is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Konawa The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Konawa are the Housing Authority of the City of Konawa and Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Lima The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lima is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Sasakwa The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sasakwa is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Seminole The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Seminole are the Seminole Housing Authority and Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Wewoka The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Wewoka are the Wewoka Housing Authority and Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.