Affordable Housing In Woods County
Oklahoma

Waiting List Openings In Woods County

Emergency Housing Voucher

How to Apply for the Waiting List.

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Woods County

Buena Vista Apartments

1901 College Blvd
Alva, Oklahoma
Subsidized

Crosswalk Phase I and II

726 Barnes Ave
Alva, Oklahoma

Rental

1237 Main St
Waynoka, Oklahoma
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Woods 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 Woods County, Oklahoma

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Woods County, Oklahoma

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 88 affordable apartments for rent in Woods County, Oklahoma.

Income Based Apartments in Woods County, Oklahoma

Woods County features 80 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 Woods County, Oklahoma

There are 8 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Woods County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Woods County, Oklahoma

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Woods County, Oklahoma for a two-bedroom apartment is between $679 and $829.

2022 Woods 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
Woods County, Oklahoma Fair Market Rent $592 $662 $754 $968 $1,104
Woods County, Oklahoma Payment Standard Range $533 to $651 $596 to $728 $679 to $829 $871 to $1,065 $994 to $1,214

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Woods County, OK Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 88
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 80
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.79%
Average Renter Household Size 2.39
Average Household Size 2.37
Median Household Income $55,315 ±$3,250
Median Rent $624 ±$30
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 26.16% ± 7.9pp
Total Population 9,033

Population and Household Demographics

Woods County is a county in Oklahoma with a population of 9,033. There are 3,426 households in the county with an average household size of 2.37 persons. 30.79% of households in Woods County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Woods County

The median gross income for households in Woods County is $55,315 a year, or $4,610 a month. The median rent for the county is $624 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Woods County, a household making less than $2,080 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 26.16% of households who rent are overburdened in Woods County.

Area Median Income In Woods 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 Woods County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $78,500

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 Woods 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 Woods County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Woods County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,850 $19,250 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Woods County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$28,050 $32,050 $36,050 $40,050 $43,300 $46,500 $49,700 $52,900
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Woods County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$44,900 $51,300 $57,700 $64,100 $69,250 $74,400 $79,500 $84,650

Cities In Woods County

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City Served By
Alva The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Alva is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Capron The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Capron is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Dacoma The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dacoma is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Freedom The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Freedom is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.
Waynoka The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Waynoka is the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency.