Affordable Housing In Curry County
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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.

The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Curry County are the North Bend CityCoos-Curry Housing Authority and North Bend CityCoos-Curry Housing Authority.

Affordable Apartments in Curry County

1534 Arizona St
Port Orford, Oregon
Lakeside Garden is a 12 unit low income housing apartment community in Port Orford.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Project-Based Section 8 Project Based Rental Assistance Rural Development Rental Assistance
650 Old County Rd
Brookings, Oregon
Azalea Reach Apartments is a 40 unit low income housing apartment community in Brookings.
Apartments in this community are not rent subsidized. However, this apartment community has rents considered affordable for low income families in Brookings.
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
96 Park Avenue
Brookings, Oregon
Jerstad Manor is a 24 unit low income housing apartment community in Brookings.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Project Based Rental Assistance Senior (62+) Accessible Units
521 Fir St
Brookings, Oregon
Heron Ridge Apts is a 72 unit low income housing apartment community in Brookings.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Low Income Housing Tax Credit Section 515 Rural Rental Housing Rural Development Rental Assistance Project Based Rental Assistance
440 Cedar Point Pl
Port Orford, Oregon
Cedar Pointe Cottages is a 10 unit low income housing apartment community in Port Orford.
Apartments in this community are not rent subsidized. However, this apartment community has rents considered affordable for low income families in Port Orford.
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Housing Authorities that serve Curry County

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

The North Bend CityCoos-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 Properties 14
Total Low Income Apartments 357
Total Rent Assisted Apartments 192
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.72%
Average Renter Household Size 2.20
Total Population 22,364
Housing Units 10,417
Average Household Size 2.09
Median Household Income $41,939 ±$3,664
Median Rent $825 ±$46
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49.54% ± 8.21pp

Population and Household Demographics

Curry County is a County in Oregon with a population of 22,364. There are 10,417 households in the county with an average household size of 2.09 persons. 30.72% of households in Curry County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Curry County

The median gross income for households in Curry County is $41,939 a year, or $3,495 a month. The median rent for the county is $825 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 $2,750 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.54% of households who rent are overburdened in Curry County.1

Data derived from 2010 Census and 2014 5-Year American Community Survey. Learn More.
1 Margin of Error: ± 8.21 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 $50,400

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 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.

Curry County HUD Rental Assistance Income Limits

AMI Band 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% $12,060 $16,240 $20,420 $24,600 $28,780 $30,950 $33,050 $35,200
50% $18,700 $21,350 $24,000 $26,650 $28,800 $30,950 $33,050 $35,200
80% $29,900 $34,150 $38,400 $42,650 $46,100 $49,500 $52,900 $56,300

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.

Curry County Low Income Housing Tax Credit Income Limits

AMI Band 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% $18,700 $21,350 $24,000 $26,650 $28,800 $30,950 $33,050 $35,200
HERA 50% $22,250 $25,400 $28,600 $31,750 $34,300 $36,850 $39,400 $41,950
60% $22,440 $25,620 $28,800 $31,980 $34,560 $37,140 $39,660 $42,240
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 $28,800 a year, or $2,400 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $2,400 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $720 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 AMI Studio 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 1 Bed 5 Bed
50% $468 $501 $600 $693 $774 $853
60% $561 $601 $720 $832 $929 $1,024
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.

2017 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$544 $644 $856 $1,246 $1,407

Cities In Curry County

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Brookings 5
Gold Beach 5
Harbor 0
Langlois 0
Nesika Beach 0
Pistol River 0
Port Orford 4