Affordable Housing In Clackamas County
Oregon

Affordable Housing programs support 1,569 income based apartments in Clackamas County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 2,719 affordable apartments in Clackamas County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Clackamas County, Oregon

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Clackamas County. Go to the Oregon Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Clackamas County.

Carriage Court

701 NW 5th Cir
Canby, Oregon
Call For Rent
1 BR
Rent Assisted

Molalla Gardens

180 Fenton Ave
Molalla, Oregon
$653-844
1-3 BR
Affordable

Acadia Gardens

8370 SE Causey Ave
Happy Valley, Oregon
Call For Rent
Studio-1 BR
Affordable

Cascade House at Hope Village

1555 S Ivy St
Canby, Oregon
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
62+
Affordable

Casa Verdes Apartments

718 S Township Rd
Canby, Oregon
Call For Rent
2-4 BR
Affordable

Willamalane Apartments

4707 SE Boardman Ave
Milwaukie, Oregon
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Affordable

Canby Village

488 NW 6th Ave
Canby, Oregon
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Rent Assisted

The Meadows at Hope Village

154 6 S Fir St
Canby, Oregon
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Cedar Park Gardens

39451 McCormick Dr
Sandy, Oregon
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Rain Garden Apartments

29197 SW Orleans Ave
Wilsonville, Oregon
Call For Rent
Studio BR
Affordable
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Affordable Housing In Clackamas County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Clackamas County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Canby, OR Affordable Housing programs support 8 apartment communities in Canby.
Affordable Housing In Damascus, OR Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Damascus.
Affordable Housing In Estacada, OR Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Estacada.
Affordable Housing In Gladstone, OR Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Gladstone.
Affordable Housing In Government Camp, OR Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Government Camp.
Affordable Housing In Happy Valley, OR Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Happy Valley.
Affordable Housing In Lake Oswego, OR Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Lake Oswego.
Affordable Housing In Milwaukie, OR Affordable Housing programs support 12 apartment communities in Milwaukie.
Affordable Housing In Molalla, OR Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Molalla.
Affordable Housing In Oregon City, OR Affordable Housing programs support 12 apartment communities in Oregon City.
Affordable Housing In Sandy, OR Affordable Housing programs support 5 apartment communities in Sandy.
Affordable Housing In Tualatin, OR Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Tualatin.
Affordable Housing In Wilsonville, OR Affordable Housing programs support 7 apartment communities in Wilsonville.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Clackamas County, Oregon

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.

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Clackamas County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Oregon Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Clackamas County.

Clackamas County, Oregon Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Clackamas County, Oregon

Clackamas County features 1,569 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 Clackamas County, Oregon

There are 2,719 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Clackamas County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Clackamas County, Oregon

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Clackamas County, Oregon for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,655 and $2,023.

2023 Clackamas 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
Clackamas County, Oregon Fair Market Rent $1,500 $1,610 $1,839 $2,574 $2,995
Clackamas County, Oregon Payment Standard Range $1,350 to $1,650 $1,449 to $1,771 $1,655 to $2,023 $2,317 to $2,831 $2,696 to $3,295

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Clackamas County, OR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 64
Total Low Income Apartments 4,288
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,569
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 31.76%
Average Renter Household Size 2.39
Average Household Size 2.59
Median Household Income $65,965 ±$1,014
Median Rent $1,037 ±$17
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.45% ± 2.09pp
Total Population 389,438

Population and Household Demographics

Clackamas County is a county in Oregon with a population of 389,438. There are 149,522 households in the county with an average household size of 2.59 persons. 31.76% of households in Clackamas County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Clackamas County

The median gross income for households in Clackamas County is $65,965 a year, or $5,497 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,037 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Clackamas County, a household making less than $3,457 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.45% of households who rent are overburdened in Clackamas County.

Area Median Income In Clackamas 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 Clackamas County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $106,500

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 Clackamas 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 Clackamas County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Clackamas County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$22,400 $25,600 $28,800 $31,950 $34,550 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Clackamas County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$37,300 $42,600 $47,950 $53,250 $57,550 $61,800 $66,050 $70,300
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Clackamas County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$59,650 $68,200 $76,700 $85,200 $92,050 $98,850 $105,650 $112,500