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Affordable Housing In Wewoka
Seminole County, Oklahoma

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Wewoka

Whispering Meadows

1402 S Indian Rd
Wewoka, Oklahoma
2 BR

Wewoka Lofts

222 South Wewoka Avenue
Wewoka, Oklahoma
1-2 BR


410 S Seminole Ave
Wewoka, Oklahoma

Wewoka Village Apartments

1609 Seran Dr
Wewoka, Oklahoma
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Housing Authorities that serve Wewoka

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Wewoka, Oklahoma

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 179 affordable apartments for rent in Wewoka, Oklahoma.

Income Based Apartments in Wewoka, Oklahoma

Wewoka features 127 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 Wewoka, Oklahoma

There are 52 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Wewoka.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Wewoka, Oklahoma

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Wewoka landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Wewoka.

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

2021 Wewoka, 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
Wewoka, Oklahoma Fair Market Rent $485 $552 $728 $932 $1,128
Wewoka, Oklahoma Payment Standard Range $437 to $534 $497 to $607 $655 to $801 $839 to $1,025 $1,015 to $1,241

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Wewoka, OK Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 179
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 127
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 42.75%
Average Renter Household Size 2.22
Average Household Size 2.47
Median Household Income $26,605 ±$1,707
Median Rent $409 ±$116
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.17% ± 9.9pp
Total Population 3,436

Population and Household Demographics

Wewoka is a city in Seminole County, Oklahoma with a population of 3,436. There are 1,275 households in the city with an average household size of 2.47 persons. 42.75% of households in Wewoka are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Wewoka

The median gross income for households in Wewoka is $26,605 a year, or $2,217 a month. The median rent for the city is $409 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Wewoka, a household making less than $1,363 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.17% of households who rent are overburdened in Wewoka.

Area Median Income In Wewoka

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 Wewoka, the AMI is calculated from all households within Seminole County.

In Wewoka, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $51,600

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 Wewoka

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 Wewoka

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