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Affordable Housing In Grants Pass
Josephine County, Oregon

16 Low Income Apartment Communities In Grants Pass

Jade East

820 NE D St
Grants Pass, Oregon
Studio-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Golden Rain Apartments

845 NE Victoria St
Grants Pass, Oregon
Studio-1 BR

Jefferson Court

830 NE Victoria
Grants Pass, Oregon
Studio-2 BR

Foothills Retirement Center I & II

2031 NE D St
Grants Pass, Oregon
Elderly Supportive Housing

Golden Rain Apartments

845 NE Victoria St
Grants Pass, Oregon

Willows, The

300 SE M St
Grants Pass, Oregon
Disabled Supportive Housing

Blackberry Knoll Apartments

2145 NW North Hill Dr
Grants Pass, Oregon
Disabled Supportive Housing

Harbeck Village

1760 Harbeck Rd
Grants Pass, Oregon
Accepts Vouchers

Red Oak Manor

915 SW L St
Grants Pass, Oregon
Accepts Vouchers

Pardee Lane House

105 Pardee Ln
Grants Pass, Oregon
Accepts Vouchers

Housing Authorities that serve Grants Pass

Housing Authority Programs
Josephine Housing and Community Development Council Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Grants Pass, Oregon

There are 16 low income housing apartment communities offering 780 affordable apartments for rent in Grants Pass, Oregon.

Income Based Apartments in Grants Pass, Oregon

Grants Pass features 619 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 Grants Pass, Oregon

There are 161 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Grants Pass.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Grants Pass, Oregon

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Grants Pass landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Grants Pass.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Grants Pass, Oregon for a two-bedroom apartment is between $963 and $1,177.

2020 Grants Pass, 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 $807 $812 $1,070 $1,544 $1,879
Payment Standard Range $726 to $888 $731 to $893 $963 to $1,177 $1,390 to $1,698 $1,691 to $2,067

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Grants Pass, OR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 16
Total Low Income Apartments 780
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 619
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 48.25%
Average Renter Household Size 2.39
Average Household Size 2.39
Median Household Income $34,224 ±$2,980
Median Rent $846 ±$51
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 58.63% ± 6.12pp
Total Population 36,378

Population and Household Demographics

Grants Pass is a City in Josephine County, Oregon with a population of 36,378. There are 14,779 households in the city with an average household size of 2.39 persons. 48.25% of households in Grants Pass are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Grants Pass

The median gross income for households in Grants Pass is $34,224 a year, or $2,852 a month. The median rent for the city is $846 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Grants Pass, a household making less than $2,820 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 58.63% of households who rent are overburdened in Grants Pass.1

Area Median Income In Grants Pass

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 Grants Pass, the AMI is calculated from all households within Josephine County.

In Grants Pass, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $48,800

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 Grants Pass

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 Grants Pass

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,490 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $33,350 $35,650 $37,950
50% of Median $20,150 $23,000 $25,900 $28,750 $31,050 $33,350 $35,650 $37,950
80% of Median $32,200 $36,800 $41,400 $46,000 $49,700 $53,400 $57,050 $60,750