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Affordable Housing In Beaverton
Washington County, Oregon

16 Low Income Apartment Communities In Beaverton

Merlo Station II

2032 SW Merlo Ct
Beaverton, Oregon
$848-1,102
3-4 BR

Crestview Court

4600 SW 141st Ave
Beaverton, Oregon
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Merlo Station I

2032 SW Merlo Ct
Beaverton, Oregon
$848-1,102
3-4 BR

Bridge Meadows Beaverton

5995 SW Menlo Dr
Beaverton, Oregon
Call For Rent
1-4 BR

Farmington Meadows

4566 SW 160th Ave
Beaverton, Oregon
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Holly Tree Village

5335 SW Murray Blvd
Beaverton, Oregon
Subsidized

Spencer House

13665 SW Larch Pl
Beaverton, Oregon
Subsidized

Spruce Place

4565 SW 185th Ave
Beaverton, Oregon
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Bridge, The

5920 SW 141st Ave
Beaverton, Oregon
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Fircrest Manor Apartments

13765 SW Allen Blvd
Beaverton, Oregon

Housing Authorities that serve Beaverton

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Washington County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Mainstream Voucher

Guide To Affordable Housing in Beaverton, Oregon

There are 16 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,071 affordable apartments for rent in Beaverton, Oregon.

Income Based Apartments in Beaverton, Oregon

Beaverton features 333 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 Beaverton, Oregon

There are 738 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Beaverton.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Beaverton, Oregon

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Beaverton landlords $900 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Beaverton.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Beaverton, Oregon for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,346 and $1,645.

2020 Beaverton, 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 $1,192 $1,289 $1,495 $2,157 $2,625
Payment Standard Range $1,073 to $1,311 $1,160 to $1,418 $1,346 to $1,645 $1,941 to $2,373 $2,363 to $2,888

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Beaverton, OR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 16
Total Low Income Apartments 1,071
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 333
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 52.72%
Average Renter Household Size 2.43
Average Household Size 2.50
Median Household Income $56,882 ±$2,555
Median Rent $1,055 ±$19
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.5% ± 3.22pp
Total Population 93,919

Population and Household Demographics

Beaverton is a city in Washington County, Oregon with a population of 93,919. There are 37,238 households in the city with an average household size of 2.50 persons. 52.72% of households in Beaverton are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Beaverton

The median gross income for households in Beaverton is $56,882 a year, or $4,740 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,055 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Beaverton, a household making less than $3,517 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.5% of households who rent are overburdened in Beaverton.

Area Median Income In Beaverton

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 Beaverton, the AMI is calculated from all households within Washington County.

In Beaverton, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $92,100

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 Beaverton

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 Beaverton

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $19,400 $22,150 $24,900 $27,650 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $32,250 $36,850 $41,450 $46,050 $49,750 $53,450 $57,150 $60,800
80% of Median $51,600 $59,000 $66,350 $73,700 $79,600 $85,500 $91,400 $97,300