Affordable Housing In Gold Hill
Jackson County, Oregon

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Gold Hill

Rose Garden Apartments

459 4th Ave
Gold Hill, OR
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Housing Authorities that serve Gold Hill

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Jackson County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Gold Hill, Oregon

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 24 affordable apartments for rent in Gold Hill, Oregon.

Income Based Apartments in Gold Hill, Oregon

Gold Hill 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 Gold Hill, Oregon

There are 24 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Gold Hill.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Gold Hill, Oregon

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Gold Hill, Oregon for a two-bedroom apartment is between $939 and $1,147.

2020 Gold Hill, 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 $729 $792 $1,043 $1,505 $1,831
Payment Standard Range $656 to $802 $713 to $871 $939 to $1,147 $1,355 to $1,656 $1,648 to $2,014

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Gold Hill, OR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 24
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.79%
Average Renter Household Size 2.65
Average Household Size 2.50
Median Household Income $39,688 ±$12,819
Median Rent $804 ±$91
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 51.22% ± 22.33pp
Total Population 1,194

Population and Household Demographics

Gold Hill is a City in Jackson County, Oregon with a population of 1,194. There are 477 households in the city with an average household size of 2.50 persons. 25.79% of households in Gold Hill are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Gold Hill

The median gross income for households in Gold Hill is $39,688 a year, or $3,307 a month. The median rent for the city is $804 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Gold Hill, a household making less than $2,680 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 51.22% of households who rent are overburdened in Gold Hill.1

Area Median Income In Gold Hill

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 Gold Hill, the AMI is calculated from all households within Jackson County.

In Gold Hill, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $66,300

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 Gold Hill

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 Gold Hill

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,650 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $42,800
50% of Median $22,700 $25,950 $29,200 $32,400 $35,000 $37,600 $40,200 $42,800
80% of Median $36,300 $41,450 $46,650 $51,800 $55,950 $60,100 $64,250 $68,400