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Affordable Housing In Stonewall
Pontotoc County, Oklahoma

Housing Authorities that serve Stonewall

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Stonewall, Oklahoma

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

Income Based Apartments in Stonewall, Oklahoma

Stonewall 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 Stonewall, Oklahoma

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Stonewall, Oklahoma

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Stonewall, Oklahoma for a two-bedroom apartment is between $671 and $820.

2021 Stonewall, 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
Stonewall, Oklahoma Fair Market Rent $566 $569 $745 $978 $1,010
Stonewall, Oklahoma Payment Standard Range $509 to $623 $512 to $626 $671 to $820 $880 to $1,076 $909 to $1,111

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Stonewall, 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 27.15%
Average Renter Household Size 2.63
Average Household Size 2.28
Median Household Income $25,250 ±$5,433
Median Rent $575 ±$131
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 26.83% ± 15pp
Total Population 384

Population and Household Demographics

Stonewall is a city in Pontotoc County, Oklahoma with a population of 384. There are 151 households in the city with an average household size of 2.28 persons. 27.15% of households in Stonewall are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Stonewall

The median gross income for households in Stonewall is $25,250 a year, or $2,104 a month. The median rent for the city is $575 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Stonewall, a household making less than $1,917 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 26.83% of households who rent are overburdened in Stonewall.

Area Median Income In Stonewall

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 Stonewall, the AMI is calculated from all households within Pontotoc County.

In Stonewall, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $64,300

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 Stonewall

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 Stonewall

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Stonewall AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,550 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $39,900 $42,450
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Stonewall AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,550 $25,750 $28,950 $32,150 $34,750 $37,300 $39,900 $42,450
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Stonewall AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$36,050 $41,200 $46,350 $51,450 $55,600 $59,700 $63,800 $67,950