Affordable Housing In Washington County
Oklahoma

Waiting List Openings In Washington County

Emergency Housing Voucher

How to Apply for the Waiting List.

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Washington County

Bulldogger Apartments

141 N Ross Pl
Dewey, Oklahoma
Subsidized

Garden Walk of Dewey

327 S Choctaw Ave
Dewey, Oklahoma
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Washington 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 Washington County, Oklahoma

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Washington County, Oklahoma

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 100 affordable apartments for rent in Washington County, Oklahoma.

Income Based Apartments in Washington County, Oklahoma

Washington County features 100 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 Washington County, Oklahoma

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Washington County, Oklahoma

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Washington County, Oklahoma for a two-bedroom apartment is between $671 and $820.

2022 Washington 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
Washington County, Oklahoma Fair Market Rent $634 $654 $745 $1,048 $1,192
Washington County, Oklahoma Payment Standard Range $571 to $697 $589 to $719 $671 to $820 $943 to $1,153 $1,073 to $1,311

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Washington County, OK Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 100
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 100
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.66%
Average Renter Household Size 2.35
Average Household Size 2.43
Median Household Income $50,023 ±$2,351
Median Rent $683 ±$21
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.5% ± 3.16pp
Total Population 51,760

Population and Household Demographics

Washington County is a county in Oklahoma with a population of 51,760. There are 21,001 households in the county with an average household size of 2.43 persons. 27.66% of households in Washington County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Washington County

The median gross income for households in Washington County is $50,023 a year, or $4,169 a month. The median rent for the county is $683 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Washington County, a household making less than $2,277 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.5% of households who rent are overburdened in Washington County.

Area Median Income In Washington 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 Washington County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $66,700

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 Washington 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 Washington County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Washington County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,000 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,050
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Washington County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$23,350 $26,700 $30,050 $33,350 $36,050 $38,700 $41,400 $44,050
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Washington County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$37,350 $42,700 $48,050 $53,350 $57,650 $61,900 $66,200 $70,450

Cities In Washington County

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City Served By
Copan The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Copan is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Dewey The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dewey is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Goshen The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Goshen is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Greenland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Greenland is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Ochelata The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ochelata is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Prairie Grove The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Prairie Grove is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Ramona The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ramona is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Telford The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Telford is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Tontitown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tontitown is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Vera The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Vera is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
West Fork The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Fork is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Winslow The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Winslow is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.