Cornelius Place Apartments

1310 North Adair Street
Cornelius, Oregon
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Studio-2 BR

Cornelius Park Apartments

481 South Alpine
Cornelius, Oregon
S. 515 Rural
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2-4 BR

Cornelius Village

133 N 29th Ave.
Cornelius, Oregon
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2-3 BR
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There are 69 low-income apartments in Cornelius that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 0 low-income homes in Cornelius where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $375 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on May 5th, 2022. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Cornelius, 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 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
Go to the Oregon Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Cornelius.

Cornelius, Oregon Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Cornelius, Oregon

Cornelius features 0 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 Cornelius, Oregon

There are 69 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Cornelius.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Cornelius, Oregon

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

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

2023 Cornelius, 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
Cornelius, Oregon Fair Market Rent $1,500 $1,610 $1,839 $2,574 $2,995
Cornelius, 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 research.

Cornelius, OR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 83
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.08%
Average Renter Household Size 4.24
Average Household Size 3.60
Median Household Income $54,390 ±$5,901
Median Rent $909 ±$70
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 56.55% ± 15.02pp
Total Population 12,186

Population and Household Demographics

Cornelius is a city in Washington County, Oregon with a population of 12,186. There are 3,327 households in the city with an average household size of 3.60 persons. 24.08% of households in Cornelius are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Cornelius

The median gross income for households in Cornelius is $54,390 a year, or $4,533 a month. The median rent for the city is $909 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Cornelius, a household making less than $3,030 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 56.55% of households who rent are overburdened in Cornelius.

Area Median Income In Cornelius

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

In Cornelius, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $114,400

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 Cornelius

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 Cornelius

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Cornelius AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$23,700 $27,100 $30,500 $33,850 $36,600 $40,280 $45,420 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Cornelius AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$39,500 $45,150 $50,800 $56,400 $60,950 $65,450 $69,950 $74,450
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Cornelius AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$63,150 $72,200 $81,200 $90,200 $97,450 $104,650 $111,850 $119,100