Affordable Housing In Washita County
Waiting List Openings In Washita County
4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Washita County
Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Washita 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 Washita County, Oklahoma
|Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Washita County, Oklahoma
There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 70 affordable apartments for rent in Washita County, Oklahoma.
Income Based Apartments in Washita County, Oklahoma
Washita County features 70 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 Washita County, Oklahoma
There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Washita County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Washita County, Oklahoma
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Washita County landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Washita County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Washita County, Oklahoma for a two-bedroom apartment is between $666 and $814.
2022 Washita 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|
|Washita County, Oklahoma Fair Market Rent||$581||$649||$740||$915||$1,074|
|Washita County, Oklahoma Payment Standard Range||$523 to $639||$584 to $714||$666 to $814||$824 to $1,007||$967 to $1,181|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Washita County, OK Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||4|
|Total Low Income Apartments||70|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||70|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||28.04%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.48|
|Average Household Size||2.46|
|Median Household Income||$49,632 ±$3,464|
|Median Rent||$644 ±$38|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||20.14% ± 5.37pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Washita County is a county in Oklahoma with a population of 11,649. There are 4,640 households in the county with an average household size of 2.46 persons. 28.04% of households in Washita County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Washita County
The median gross income for households in Washita County is $49,632 a year, or $4,136 a month. The median rent for the county is $644 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Washita County, a household making less than $2,147 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 20.14% of households who rent are overburdened in Washita County.
Area Median Income In Washita 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 Washita County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $64,700
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 Washita 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 Washita County
|1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Washita County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Washita County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Washita County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Washita County
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|Bessie||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bessie is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.|
|Burns Flat||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Burns Flat is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.|
|Canute||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Canute is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.|
|Colony||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Colony is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.|
|Cordell||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cordell is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.|
|Corn||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Corn is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.|
|Dill City||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dill City is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.|
|Foss||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Foss is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.|
|New Cordell||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Cordell is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.|
|Rocky||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rocky is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.|
|Sentinel||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sentinel is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.|