Affordable Housing In St. Louis
Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in St. Louis, 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 St. Louis, Oklahoma

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in St. Louis, Oklahoma

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in St. Louis, Oklahoma.

Income Based Apartments in St. Louis, Oklahoma

St. Louis features 0 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 St. Louis, Oklahoma

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in St. Louis.

Housing Choice Vouchers in St. Louis, Oklahoma

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in St. Louis, Oklahoma for a two-bedroom apartment is between $688 and $840.

2022 St. Louis, 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
St. Louis, Oklahoma Fair Market Rent $508 $587 $764 $997 $1,078
St. Louis, Oklahoma Payment Standard Range $457 to $559 $528 to $646 $688 to $840 $897 to $1,097 $970 to $1,186

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

St. Louis, OK Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 11.32%
Average Renter Household Size 2.17
Average Household Size 2.17
Median Household Income $35,250 ±$11,875
Median Rent $550 ±$48
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 33.33% ± 262.47pp
Total Population 115

Population and Household Demographics

St. Louis is a city in Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma with a population of 115. There are 53 households in the city with an average household size of 2.17 persons. 11.32% of households in St. Louis are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in St. Louis

The median gross income for households in St. Louis is $35,250 a year, or $2,938 a month. The median rent for the city is $550 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In St. Louis, a household making less than $1,833 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.33% of households who rent are overburdened in St. Louis.

Area Median Income In St. Louis

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 St. Louis, the AMI is calculated from all households within Pottawatomie County.

In St. Louis, 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 St. Louis

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 St. Louis

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the St. Louis 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 St. Louis 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 St. Louis 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