Cheap Apartments In Curry County
Oregon

Jerstad Manor

96 Park Avenue
Brookings, OR
1 BR
62+
Accessable
Subsidized

Lakeside Garden

1534 Arizona St
Port Orford, OR
Subsidized

Heron Ridge Apts

521 Fir St
Brookings, OR
Subsidized

Azalea Reach Apartments

650 Old County Rd
Brookings, OR
HCV Welcome

Cedar Pointe Cottages

440 Cedar Point Pl
Port Orford, OR

There are 14 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 357 affordable apartments for rent in Curry County, Oregon. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with about 192 apartments that set rent based on your income. Often referred to as "HUD apartments", there are 12 Project-Based Section 8 subsidized apartments in Curry County. There are 355 other low income apartments that don't have rental assistance but are still considered to be affordable housing for low income families.

Housing Authorities that serve Curry County

The North Bend City Coos-Curry Housing Authority is a Public Housing public housing agency in North Bend, Oregon.

The North Bend City Coos-Curry Housing Authority is a Section 8 and Public Housing public housing agency in North Bend, Oregon.

Understanding Affordable Housing in Curry County, Oregon

Curry County, OR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties14
Total Low Income Apartments357
Total Rent Assisted Apartments192
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters34.56%
Average Renter Household Size2.08
Total Population22,338
Housing Units10,454
Average Household Size2.11
Median Household Income$40,884 ±$3,055
Median Rent$824 ±$54
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened54.19% ± 8.22pp

Population and Household Demographics

Curry County is a County in Oregon with a population of 22,338. There are 10,454 households in the county with an average household size of 2.11 persons. 34.56% of households in Curry County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Curry County

The median gross income for households in Curry County is $40,884 a year, or $3,407 a month. The median rent for the county is $824 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Curry County, a household making less than $2,747 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent.54.19% of households who rent are overburdened in Curry County.1

Data derived from 2010 Census and 2015 5-Year American Community Survey. Learn More.
1 Margin of Error: ± 8.22 percentage points.

Area Median Income In Curry 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 Curry County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $51,800

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 Curry 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 Curry County HUD Rental Assistance in Curry County

Income1 Person2 Person3 Person4 Person5 Person6 Person7 Person8 Person
30% of Median$12,140$16,460$20,780$25,100$29,420$31,750$33,950$36,150
50% of Median$19,150$21,900$24,650$27,350$29,550$31,750$33,950$36,150
80% of Median$30,650$35,000$39,400$43,750$47,250$50,750$54,250$57,750

You can identify apartment communities that participate in a program that provides rental assistance by looking for the tags in the apartment list above. View Apartments.

Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Curry County

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.

From 1987 to 2007, 4 low income apartment communities containing 113 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Curry County by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

You can identify apartment communities that participate in the program in Curry County by looking for the tag in the apartment list above. View Apartments.

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Curry County

Income1 Person2 Person3 Person4 Person5 Person6 Person7 Person8 Person
50% of Median$19,150$21,900$24,650$27,350$29,550$31,750$33,950$36,150
HERA 50%$22,250$25,400$28,600$31,750$34,300$36,850$39,400$41,950
60% of Median$22,980$26,280$29,580$32,820$35,460$38,100$40,740$43,380
HERA 60%$26,700$30,480$34,320$38,100$41,160$44,220$47,280$50,340

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Curry County is $29,580 a year, or $2,465 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $2,465 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $740 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMIStudio1 Bed2 Bed3 Bed4 Bed5 Bed
50%$479$513$616$711$794$876
60%$575$616$740$854$953$1,052
Fair Market Rents in Curry County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2018 Fair Market Rents
StudioOne BRTwo BRThree BRFour BR
$585$689$916$1,332$1,492

Cities In Curry County

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CityListingsServed By
Brookings5
Gold Beach5
Port Orford4
Harbor0
Langlois0
Nesika Beach0
Pistol River0