Affordable Housing In Creswell
Lane County, Oregon

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Creswell

Camas Court

420 S 2nd St
Creswell, Oregon
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Creswell, 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 Creswell, Oregon

Housing Authority Programs
Homes for Good Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Mainstream Voucher

Guide To Affordable Housing in Creswell, Oregon

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 72 affordable apartments for rent in Creswell, Oregon.

Income Based Apartments in Creswell, Oregon

Creswell 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 Creswell, Oregon

There are 72 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Creswell.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Creswell, Oregon

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Creswell landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Creswell.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Creswell, Oregon for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,129 and $1,379.

2022 Creswell, 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
Creswell, Oregon Fair Market Rent $833 $958 $1,254 $1,781 $2,146
Creswell, Oregon Payment Standard Range $750 to $916 $862 to $1,054 $1,129 to $1,379 $1,603 to $1,959 $1,931 to $2,361

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Creswell, OR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 72
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 20.9%
Average Renter Household Size 2.80
Average Household Size 2.62
Median Household Income $53,449 ±$9,748
Median Rent $908 ±$168
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 36.66% ± 17.88pp
Total Population 5,085

Population and Household Demographics

Creswell is a city in Lane County, Oregon with a population of 5,085. There are 1,919 households in the city with an average household size of 2.62 persons. 20.9% of households in Creswell are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Creswell

The median gross income for households in Creswell is $53,449 a year, or $4,454 a month. The median rent for the city is $908 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Creswell, a household making less than $3,027 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.66% of households who rent are overburdened in Creswell.

Area Median Income In Creswell

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 Creswell, the AMI is calculated from all households within Lane County.

In Creswell, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $84,000

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 Creswell

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 Creswell

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Creswell AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,750 $19,150 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Creswell AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$27,900 $31,850 $35,850 $39,800 $43,000 $46,200 $49,400 $52,550
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Creswell AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$44,600 $51,000 $57,350 $63,700 $68,800 $73,900 $79,000 $84,100