Affordable Housing In Warr Acres
Oklahoma County, Oklahoma

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Warr Acres

Woodbriar Apartments

5522 Woodbrier Dr
Warr Acres, Oklahoma
Accepts Vouchers

Savannah Pointe Apartments

6134 N MacArthur Blvd
Warr Acres, Oklahoma
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Warr Acres

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Warr Acres, Oklahoma

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 188 affordable apartments for rent in Warr Acres, Oklahoma.

Income Based Apartments in Warr Acres, Oklahoma

Warr Acres 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 Warr Acres, Oklahoma

There are 188 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Warr Acres.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Warr Acres, Oklahoma

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Warr Acres landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Warr Acres.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Warr Acres, Oklahoma for a two-bedroom apartment is between $815 and $997.

2020 Warr Acres, 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
Fair Market Rent $684 $724 $906 $1,231 $1,506
Payment Standard Range $616 to $752 $652 to $796 $815 to $997 $1,108 to $1,354 $1,355 to $1,657

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Warr Acres, OK Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 188
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 36.08%
Average Renter Household Size 2.83
Average Household Size 2.68
Median Household Income $45,846 ±$5,414
Median Rent $733 ±$48
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 52.5% ± 10.73pp
Total Population 10,342

Population and Household Demographics

Warr Acres is a City in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma with a population of 10,342. There are 3,822 households in the city with an average household size of 2.68 persons. 36.08% of households in Warr Acres are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Warr Acres

The median gross income for households in Warr Acres is $45,846 a year, or $3,821 a month. The median rent for the city is $733 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Warr Acres, a household making less than $2,443 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 52.5% of households who rent are overburdened in Warr Acres.1

Area Median Income In Warr Acres

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 Warr Acres, the AMI is calculated from all households within Oklahoma County.

In Warr Acres, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $73,800

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 Warr Acres

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 Warr Acres

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,550 $17,750 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $25,850 $29,550 $33,250 $36,900 $39,900 $42,850 $45,800 $48,750
80% of Median $41,350 $47,250 $53,150 $59,050 $63,800 $68,500 $73,250 $77,950