Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Deschutes County, OR

Discover affordable housing in Deschutes County where there are 43+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

The Bluffs Apartments

340 SW Rimrock Way, Redmond, Oregon 97756

bed Studio-3
payment $705-1047/mo.

Quimby Street Apartments

455 NE Quimby Ave, Bend, Oregon 97701

bed 1
payment $665/mo.

Cedarwest Apartments

825 Watt Way, Bend, Oregon 97701

bed 1-3

Crest Butte Apartments

1695 NE Purcell Blvd, Bend, Oregon 97701

bed 1-2

Quimby Street Apartments

455 NE Quimby Ave, Bend, Oregon 97701

bed 1

High Desert Commons

2195 SW Canal Blvd, Redmond, Oregon 97756

bed 2-3

Reindeer Meadows

1601 SW Reindeer Ave, Redmond, Oregon 97756

bed 1-2
payment $520/mo.

Ariel South Apartments

1707 SE Tempest Dr, Bend, Oregon 97702

bed 2-3
payment $740/mo.

Pilot Butte I Retirement Center

1350 NE 27th St, Bend, Oregon 97701

Residential Housing Inc

1155 SW Veterans Way, Redmond, Oregon 97756

Greenwood Manor

2248 NE 4th St, Bend, Oregon 97701

Stafford Square II

724 NW 4th St, Redmond, Oregon 97756

Housing Opportunities Inc

1113 SW Veterans Way, Redmond, Oregon 97756

Little Deschutes Lodge

51725 Little Deschutes Ln, La Pine, Oregon 97739

bed 1-2

Moonlight Townhomes

2140 Northeast Moonlight Drive, Bend, Oregon 97701

bed 2-3

Mountain Laurel Lodge

990 SW Yates Dr, Bend, Oregon 97702

bed 1-2

Daggett Townhomes

2097 Northeast Daggett Lane, Bend, Oregon 97701

bed 2-3

Azimuth 315 Apartments

2155 Northwest Labiche Lane, Bend, Oregon 97701

bed 1-2

Tamarack Village

555 N Larch St, Sisters, Oregon 97759

bed 2-3

Wintergreen Apartments

2050 SW Timber Ave, Redmond, Oregon 97756

bed 1-3

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Deschutes County, Oregon

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Deschutes County, Oregon
$17.54 (+133%) more than Oregon minimum wage and $23.49 (+324%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Deschutes County, 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Family Self-Sufficiency, Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH), Mainstream Voucher, Family Unification Program (FUP) programs for Deschutes County, Oregon.

Go to the Oregon Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Deschutes County.

How many renters live in Deschutes County, Oregon?

The County of Deschutes County has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this County. Renters make up 31.26 percent of the population living in Deschutes County.

What is the rental market like in Deschutes County, Oregon?

There are an estimated housing units in the Deschutes County area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Deschutes County, Oregon, there are 0.95 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Deschutes County?

The rental vacancy rate in Deschutes County is 2 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Deschutes County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Deschutes County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
1,094 3,745 8,869 9,589 1,263
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Deschutes County

A large number of apartments in Deschutes County have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Deschutes County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,117 to $2,754. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,117
One BR $1,283
Two BR $1,623
Three BR $2,287
Four BR $2,754
2024 Fair Market Rents in Deschutes County, Oregon

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Deschutes County?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 348 32 percent
One BR 2,072 55 percent
Two BR 4,998 56 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Deschutes County, Oregon

How many affordable rental units are in Deschutes County?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Deschutes County, Oregon including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Deschutes County, Oregon

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Deschutes County, Oregon

Deschutes County features 412 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 Deschutes County, Oregon

There are 1,343 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Deschutes County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Deschutes County, Oregon

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Deschutes County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Deschutes County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Deschutes County, Oregon for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,461 and $1,785.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.