Affordable Housing In Crook County
6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Crook County
Housing Authorities that serve Crook County
|Housing Works||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Mainstream Voucher; Family Unification Program (FUP)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Crook County, Oregon
There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 175 affordable apartments for rent in Crook County, Oregon.
Income Based Apartments in Crook County, Oregon
Crook County features 58 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 Crook County, Oregon
There are 117 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Crook County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Crook County, Oregon
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Crook County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Crook County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Crook County, Oregon for a two-bedroom apartment is between $849 and $1,037.
2021 Crook 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|
|Crook County, Oregon Fair Market Rent||$622||$716||$943||$1,230||$1,432|
|Crook County, Oregon Payment Standard Range||$560 to $684||$644 to $788||$849 to $1,037||$1,107 to $1,353||$1,289 to $1,575|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Crook County, OR Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||6|
|Total Low Income Apartments||175|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||58|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||31.35%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.54|
|Average Household Size||2.29|
|Median Household Income||$37,106 ±$3,149|
|Median Rent||$771 ±$64|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||47.47% ± 7.85pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Crook County is a county in Oregon with a population of 20,956. There are 9,079 households in the county with an average household size of 2.29 persons. 31.35% of households in Crook County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Crook County
The median gross income for households in Crook County is $37,106 a year, or $3,092 a month. The median rent for the county is $771 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Crook County, a household making less than $2,570 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.47% of households who rent are overburdened in Crook County.
Area Median Income In Crook 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 Crook County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $60,500
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 Crook 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 Crook County
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|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Crook County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Crook County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Crook County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.