Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Forest Grove, OR

Discover affordable housing in Forest Grove where there are 11+ 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.

Garden Grove Apartments

2727 22nd Ave, Forest Grove, Oregon 97116

bed 2-3

Willow Park Apartments

2824 22nd Ave, Forest Grove, Oregon 97116

bed 2

Juniper Gardens I & II Apartments

2718 Juniper Street, Forest Grove, Oregon 97116

bed 2-4

Jose Arciga Apartments

2922 19th Ave, Forest Grove, Oregon 97116

bed 2-4

Elm Park Phase II

2350 Elm St, Forest Grove, Oregon 97116

bed 3-4

Elm Park Apartments

2351 Elm Street, Forest Grove, Oregon 97116

bed 2-3

Forest Manor Apartments

2141 Quince St, Forest Grove, Oregon 97116

Forest Villa Apartments

2131 Quince St, Forest Grove, Oregon 97116

Juniper Gardens II

2718 Juniper Street, Forest Grove, Oregon

Covey Run Townhomes

2344 B St, Forest Grove, Oregon 97116

Harkson Court

2900 22nd Ave, Forest Grove, Oregon 97116

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switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible
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How To Identify Affordable Housing in Forest Grove, 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
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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 Forest Grove, Oregon
$38.33/hour
$25.13 (+190%) more than Oregon minimum wage and $31.08 (+429%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Forest Grove, 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), Public Housing, Family Self-Sufficiency, Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH), Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV), Mainstream Voucher programs for Forest Grove, Oregon.

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

How many renters live in Forest Grove, Oregon?

The City of Forest Grove has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 30.42 percent of the population living in Forest Grove.

What is the rental market like in Forest Grove, Oregon?

There are an estimated housing units in the Forest Grove area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Forest Grove, Oregon, there are 1.05 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Forest Grove?

The rental vacancy rate in Forest Grove is 4 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 Forest Grove for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Forest Grove
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
218 1,032 1,583 517 45
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Forest Grove

A large number of apartments in Forest Grove 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 Forest Grove

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,650 to $3,254. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,650
One BR $1,776
Two BR $2,024
Three BR $2,809
Four BR $3,254
2024 Fair Market Rents in Forest Grove, Oregon

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Forest Grove?

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 128 59 percent
One BR 746 72 percent
Two BR 1,294 82 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Forest Grove, Oregon

How many affordable rental units are in Forest Grove?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Forest Grove, Oregon

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

Income Based Apartments in Forest Grove, Oregon

Forest Grove features 269 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 Forest Grove, Oregon

There are 156 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Forest Grove.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Forest Grove, Oregon

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Forest Grove landlords $900 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Forest Grove.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Forest Grove, Oregon for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,822 and $2,226.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.