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Affordable Housing In Glasgow
Coos County, Oregon

Housing Authorities that serve Glasgow

Housing Authority Programs
North Bend City Housing Authority Public Housing
Coos-Curry Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Glasgow, Oregon

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Glasgow, Oregon.

Income Based Apartments in Glasgow, Oregon

Glasgow features 0 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 Glasgow, Oregon

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Glasgow.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Glasgow, Oregon

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Glasgow landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Glasgow.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Glasgow, Oregon for a two-bedroom apartment is between $788 and $963.

2020 Glasgow, 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 $592 $712 $875 $1,262 $1,503
Payment Standard Range $533 to $651 $641 to $783 $788 to $963 $1,136 to $1,388 $1,353 to $1,653

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Glasgow, OR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 32.43%
Average Renter Household Size 2.85
Average Household Size 2.30
Median Household Income $36,012 ±$12,007
Median Rent $1,162 ±$493
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 77.38% ± 33.38pp
Total Population 596

Population and Household Demographics

Glasgow is a city in Coos County, Oregon with a population of 596. There are 259 households in the city with an average household size of 2.30 persons. 32.43% of households in Glasgow are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Glasgow

The median gross income for households in Glasgow is $36,012 a year, or $3,001 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,162 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Glasgow, a household making less than $3,873 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 77.38% of households who rent are overburdened in Glasgow.

Area Median Income In Glasgow

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 Glasgow, the AMI is calculated from all households within Coos County.

In Glasgow, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $53,400

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 Glasgow

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 HUD Rental Assistance in Glasgow

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,900 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $38,100 $40,550
50% of Median $21,500 $24,600 $27,650 $30,700 $33,200 $35,650 $38,100 $40,550
80% of Median $34,400 $39,300 $44,200 $49,100 $53,050 $57,000 $60,900 $64,850