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Affordable Housing In Tenkiller
Cherokee County, Oklahoma

Housing Authorities that serve Tenkiller

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Tenkiller, Oklahoma

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

Income Based Apartments in Tenkiller, Oklahoma

Tenkiller 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 Tenkiller, Oklahoma

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Tenkiller, Oklahoma

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

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

2021 Tenkiller, 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
Tenkiller, Oklahoma Fair Market Rent $583 $586 $728 $940 $1,060
Tenkiller, Oklahoma Payment Standard Range $525 to $641 $527 to $645 $655 to $801 $846 to $1,034 $954 to $1,166

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Tenkiller, 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 12.5%
Average Renter Household Size 1.77
Average Household Size 2.87
Median Household Income $41,429 ±$19,619
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 13.64% ± 73.57pp
Total Population 523

Population and Household Demographics

Tenkiller is a city in Cherokee County, Oklahoma with a population of 523. There are 176 households in the city with an average household size of 2.87 persons. 12.5% of households in Tenkiller are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Tenkiller

The median gross income for households in Tenkiller is $41,429 a year, or $3,452 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Tenkiller, a household making less than $0 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 13.64% of households who rent are overburdened in Tenkiller.

Area Median Income In Tenkiller

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 Tenkiller, the AMI is calculated from all households within Cherokee County.

In Tenkiller, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $56,600

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 Tenkiller

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 Tenkiller

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