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Affordable Housing In Wapanucka
Johnston County, Oklahoma

Housing Authorities that serve Wapanucka

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Wapanucka, Oklahoma

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

Income Based Apartments in Wapanucka, Oklahoma

Wapanucka 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 Wapanucka, Oklahoma

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Wapanucka, Oklahoma

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

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

2021 Wapanucka, 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
Wapanucka, Oklahoma Fair Market Rent $561 $580 $728 $915 $987
Wapanucka, Oklahoma Payment Standard Range $505 to $617 $522 to $638 $655 to $801 $824 to $1,007 $888 to $1,086

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Wapanucka, 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 28.57%
Average Renter Household Size 3.66
Average Household Size 2.83
Median Household Income $29,583 ±$11,822
Median Rent $553 ±$53
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 21.05% ± 36.59pp
Total Population 376

Population and Household Demographics

Wapanucka is a city in Johnston County, Oklahoma with a population of 376. There are 133 households in the city with an average household size of 2.83 persons. 28.57% of households in Wapanucka are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Wapanucka

The median gross income for households in Wapanucka is $29,583 a year, or $2,465 a month. The median rent for the city is $553 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Wapanucka, a household making less than $1,843 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 21.05% of households who rent are overburdened in Wapanucka.

Area Median Income In Wapanucka

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 Wapanucka, the AMI is calculated from all households within Johnston County.

In Wapanucka, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $53,600

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 Wapanucka

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 Wapanucka

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