Affordable Housing In Fairview
Multnomah County, Oregon

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Fairview

Fairview Arms Apartments

305 7th St
Fairview, OR
Subsidized
Accepts Vouchers

Fairview Oaks and Woods

22705 NE Halsey St
Fairview, OR

Kings Garden

2742 NE 205th Ave
Fairview, OR
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Fairview

Housing Authority Programs
Home Forward Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Moving to Work

Guide To Affordable Housing in Fairview, Oregon

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 525 affordable apartments for rent in Fairview, Oregon.

Income Based Apartments in Fairview, Oregon

Fairview features 373 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 Fairview, Oregon

There are 152 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Fairview.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Fairview, Oregon

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Fairview landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Fairview.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Fairview, Oregon for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,346 and $1,645.

2020 Fairview, 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
Fair Market Rent $1,192 $1,289 $1,495 $2,157 $2,625
Payment Standard Range $1,073 to $1,311 $1,160 to $1,418 $1,346 to $1,645 $1,941 to $2,373 $2,363 to $2,888

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Fairview, OR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 525
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 373
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 50.31%
Average Renter Household Size 2.43
Average Household Size 2.44
Median Household Income $51,142 ±$8,907
Median Rent $978 ±$50
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.94% ± 12.01pp
Total Population 9,181

Population and Household Demographics

Fairview is a City in Multnomah County, Oregon with a population of 9,181. There are 3,749 households in the city with an average household size of 2.44 persons. 50.31% of households in Fairview are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Fairview

The median gross income for households in Fairview is $51,142 a year, or $4,262 a month. The median rent for the city is $978 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Fairview, a household making less than $3,260 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.94% of households who rent are overburdened in Fairview.1

Area Median Income In Fairview

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 Fairview, the AMI is calculated from all households within Multnomah County.

In Fairview, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $87,900

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 Fairview

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 Fairview HUD Rental Assistance in Fairview

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $18,450 $21,100 $23,750 $26,350 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $30,800 $35,200 $39,600 $43,950 $47,500 $51,000 $54,500 $58,050
80% of Median $49,250 $56,250 $63,300 $70,300 $75,950 $81,550 $87,200 $92,800