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Affordable Housing In Clackamas County
Oregon

60 Low Income Apartment Communities In Clackamas County

Carriage Court

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

Town Center Station

8719 SE Monterey Ave
Happy Valley, Oregon
$470-568
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Molalla Gardens

180 Fenton Ave
Molalla, Oregon
$640-749
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Holiday Garden Sandy Apartments

39665 Evans St
Sandy, Oregon
Income Based
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

The Greens at Ridings Apartments

511 Ridings Ave
Molalla, Oregon
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Subsidized
Accepts Vouchers

Acadia Gardens

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

Sandy Vista

40747 SE Highway 26
Sandy, Oregon
$523-890
1-3 BR
Subsidized
Accepts Vouchers

Willamalane Apartments

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

Canby Village

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

Fox Pointe Apartments

4616 SE Roethe Rd
Milwaukie, Oregon
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Housing Authorities that serve Clackamas County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Clackamas County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Clackamas County, Oregon

There are 60 low income housing apartment communities offering 4,053 affordable apartments for rent in Clackamas County, Oregon.

Income Based Apartments in Clackamas County, Oregon

Clackamas County features 1,337 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 2,716 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 $1,346 and $1,645.

2020 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
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.

Clackamas County, OR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 60
Total Low Income Apartments 4,053
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,337
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 $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 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

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

Cities In Clackamas County

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City Served By
Barlow The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Barlow is the Housing Authority of Clackamas County.
Beavercreek The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Beavercreek is the Housing Authority of Clackamas County.
Canby The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Canby is the Housing Authority of Clackamas County.
Damascus The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Damascus is the Housing Authority of Clackamas County.
Estacada The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Estacada is the Housing Authority of Clackamas County.
Gladstone The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gladstone is the Housing Authority of Clackamas County.
Government Camp The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Government Camp is the Housing Authority of Clackamas County.
Happy Valley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Happy Valley is the Housing Authority of Clackamas County.
Jennings Lodge The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jennings Lodge is the Housing Authority of Clackamas County.
Johnson City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Johnson City is the Housing Authority of Clackamas County.
Lake Oswego The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lake Oswego is the Housing Authority of Clackamas County.
Milwaukie The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Milwaukie is the Housing Authority of Clackamas County.
Molalla The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Molalla is the Housing Authority of Clackamas County.
Mount Hood Village The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mount Hood Village is the Housing Authority of Clackamas County.
Mulino The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mulino is the Housing Authority of Clackamas County.
Oak Grove The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oak Grove is the Housing Authority of Clackamas County.
Oatfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oatfield is the Housing Authority of Clackamas County.
Oregon City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oregon City is the Housing Authority of Clackamas County.
Rivergrove The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rivergrove is the Housing Authority of Clackamas County.
Sandy The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sandy is the Housing Authority of Clackamas County.
Stafford The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Stafford is the Housing Authority of Clackamas County.
Tualatin The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tualatin is the Housing Authority of Clackamas County.
West Linn The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Linn is the Housing Authority of Clackamas County.
Wilsonville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wilsonville is the Housing Authority of Clackamas County.