Affordable Housing In Baker County
4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Baker County
Housing Authorities that serve Baker County
|Northeast Oregon Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Baker County, Oregon
There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 154 affordable apartments for rent in Baker County, Oregon.
Income Based Apartments in Baker County, Oregon
Baker County features 48 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 Baker County, Oregon
There are 106 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Baker County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Baker County, Oregon
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Baker County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Baker County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Baker County, Oregon for a two-bedroom apartment is between $711 and $869.
2020 Baker County, Oregon 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||$516||$617||$790||$1,140||$1,323|
|Payment Standard Range||$464 to $568||$555 to $679||$711 to $869||$1,026 to $1,254||$1,191 to $1,455|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Baker County, OR Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||4|
|Total Low Income Apartments||154|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||48|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||33.94%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.08|
|Average Household Size||2.16|
|Median Household Income||$41,098 ±$1,708|
|Median Rent||$608 ±$57|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||39.63% ± 6.86pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Baker County is a county in Oregon with a population of 16,052. There are 7,160 households in the county with an average household size of 2.16 persons. 33.94% of households in Baker County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Baker County
The median gross income for households in Baker County is $41,098 a year, or $3,425 a month. The median rent for the county is $608 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Baker County, a household making less than $2,027 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.63% of households who rent are overburdened in Baker County.
Area Median Income In Baker 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 Baker County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $58,100
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 Baker 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 Baker County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$12,900||$17,240||$21,720||$26,200||$30,680||$35,160||$38,100||$40,550|
|50% of Median||$21,500||$24,600||$27,650||$30,700||$33,200||$35,650||$38,100||$40,550|
|80% of Median||$34,400||$39,300||$44,200||$49,100||$53,050||$57,000||$60,900||$64,850|
Cities In Baker County
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|Baker||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Baker is the Northeast Oregon Housing Authority.|
|Baker City||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Baker City is the Northeast Oregon Housing Authority.|
|Greenhorn||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Greenhorn is the Northeast Oregon Housing Authority.|
|Haines||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Haines is the Northeast Oregon Housing Authority.|
|Halfway||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Halfway is the Northeast Oregon Housing Authority.|
|Huntington||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Huntington is the Northeast Oregon Housing Authority.|
|Richland||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Richland is the Northeast Oregon Housing Authority.|
|Sumpter||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sumpter is the Northeast Oregon Housing Authority.|
|Unity||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Unity is the Northeast Oregon Housing Authority.|