Affordable Housing In Clackamas County
Oregon

61 Low Income Apartment Communities In Clackamas County

Ikoi So Terrace

1550 SE Oak Grove Blvd
Milwaukie, Oregon
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Chez Ami Apartments

8358 SE Causey Ave
Happy Valley, Oregon

Terrace View Apartments

6685 SW Sagert St
Tualatin, Oregon

The Summit

90025 E Government Camp Loop
Government Camp, Oregon

Autumn Park Apartments

10922 SW Wilsonville Rd
Wilsonville, Oregon

Our Apartments

1308 Otter Ln
Oregon City, Oregon
Subsidized

Timber Grove Apartments

855 NE Hill Way
Estacada, Oregon

Kingsberry Heights

14290 Marjorie Ln
Oregon City, Oregon

Newell Creek Apartments

14155 Beavercreek Rd
Oregon City, Oregon

Duck Country Apartments

30125 SW Brown Rd
Wilsonville, Oregon

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in 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.

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 Clackamas County, Oregon

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 61 low income housing apartment communities offering 4,041 affordable apartments for rent in Clackamas County, Oregon.

Income Based Apartments in Clackamas County, Oregon

Clackamas County features 1,357 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 2,684 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 $1,320 and $1,614.

2022 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 $1,197 $1,278 $1,467 $2,073 $2,454
Clackamas County, Oregon Payment Standard Range $1,077 to $1,317 $1,150 to $1,406 $1,320 to $1,614 $1,866 to $2,280 $2,209 to $2,699

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Clackamas County, OR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 61
Total Low Income Apartments 4,041
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,357
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 $96,900

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.
$20,300 $23,200 $26,100 $29,000 $31,350 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
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.
$33,850 $38,700 $43,550 $48,350 $52,250 $56,100 $60,000 $63,850
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.
$54,150 $61,900 $69,650 $77,350 $83,550 $89,750 $95,950 $102,150

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.