Tecumseh, Oklahoma Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 87 income based apartments in Tecumseh where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 89 affordable apartments in Tecumseh that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Tecumseh, Oklahoma

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

  • is currently open for new Section 8 applications.

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


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Affordable Housing Near Tecumseh

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Public Housing Agencies Serving Tecumseh, 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
Housing Authority of the City of Tecumseh Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
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 Tecumseh.

Tecumseh, Oklahoma Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Tecumseh, Oklahoma

Tecumseh features 87 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 Tecumseh, Oklahoma

There are 89 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Tecumseh.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Tecumseh, Oklahoma

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

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

2023 Tecumseh, 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
Tecumseh, Oklahoma Fair Market Rent $556 $639 $831 $1,086 $1,200
Tecumseh, 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.

Tecumseh, OK Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 176
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 87
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.78%
Average Renter Household Size 2.65
Average Household Size 2.55
Median Household Income $41,172 ±$5,631
Median Rent $598 ±$188
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 40.26% ± 10.64pp
Total Population 6,583

Population and Household Demographics

Tecumseh is a city in Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma with a population of 6,583. There are 2,522 households in the city with an average household size of 2.55 persons. 33.78% of households in Tecumseh are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Tecumseh

The median gross income for households in Tecumseh is $41,172 a year, or $3,431 a month. The median rent for the city is $598 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Tecumseh, a household making less than $1,993 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 40.26% of households who rent are overburdened in Tecumseh.

Area Median Income In Tecumseh

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

In Tecumseh, 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 Tecumseh

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 Tecumseh

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Tecumseh 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 Tecumseh 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 Tecumseh 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