Affordable Housing In Tulsa County
Oklahoma

Waiting List Openings In Tulsa County

Emergency Housing Voucher

How to Apply for the Waiting List.

16 Low Income Apartment Communities In Tulsa County

Indian Springs Apartments

2177 W Jasper St
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Joe Wright Village

Martin Luther King Jr Blvd and Church St NE
Tulsa, Oklahoma

Eagles Nest Apartments

1225 E Kenosha St
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Vandever House

3102 S Juniper Ave
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma

Hadlee Manor

16900 South Memorial Drive
Bixby, Oklahoma
62+

Broken Arrow Voa Living Center, Inc

21691 E 39th St S
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Treetops Apartments

5001 S Hickory Ave
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
Subsidized

Broken Arrow Apartments

E 81st S And X 145th E Ave
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma

Rolling Meadows Apartments

612 W 146th St S
Glenpool, Oklahoma

Glenshire Apartments

141st and Peoria
Glenpool, Oklahoma

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Tulsa County, 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 Tulsa County, Oklahoma

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Tulsa County, Oklahoma

There are 16 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,119 affordable apartments for rent in Tulsa County, Oklahoma.

Income Based Apartments in Tulsa County, Oklahoma

Tulsa County features 463 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 Tulsa County, Oklahoma

There are 656 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Tulsa County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Tulsa County, Oklahoma

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Tulsa County, Oklahoma for a two-bedroom apartment is between $806 and $986.

2021 Tulsa 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
Tulsa County, Oklahoma Fair Market Rent $607 $697 $896 $1,187 $1,381
Tulsa County, Oklahoma Payment Standard Range $546 to $668 $627 to $767 $806 to $986 $1,068 to $1,306 $1,243 to $1,519

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Tulsa County, OK Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 16
Total Low Income Apartments 1,119
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 463
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 40.35%
Average Renter Household Size 2.39
Average Household Size 2.50
Median Household Income $49,759 ±$587
Median Rent $774 ±$5
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.21% ± 0.95pp
Total Population 623,335

Population and Household Demographics

Tulsa County is a county in Oklahoma with a population of 623,335. There are 246,080 households in the county with an average household size of 2.50 persons. 40.35% of households in Tulsa County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Tulsa County

The median gross income for households in Tulsa County is $49,759 a year, or $4,147 a month. The median rent for the county is $774 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Tulsa County, a household making less than $2,580 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.21% of households who rent are overburdened in Tulsa County.

Area Median Income In Tulsa 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 Tulsa County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $74,200

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 Tulsa 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 Tulsa County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Tulsa County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,150 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Tulsa County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,200 $28,800 $32,400 $36,000 $38,900 $41,800 $44,650 $47,550
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Tulsa County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$40,350 $46,100 $51,850 $57,600 $62,250 $66,850 $71,450 $76,050

Cities In Tulsa County

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City Served By
Bixby The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bixby is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Broken Arrow The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Broken Arrow is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Glenpool The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Glenpool is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Jenks The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jenks is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Lotsee The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lotsee is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Turley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Turley is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.