Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Hillsboro, OR

Discover affordable housing in Hillsboro where there are 22+ 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.

Montebello Apartments

220 SE 12th Ave, Hillsboro, Oregon 97123

Sierra West Apartments

356 SE 12th Ave, Hillsboro, Oregon 97123

Sunset Gardens

951 SE 13th Ave, Hillsboro, Oregon 97123

Alma Gardens

6300 NE Cherry Dr, Hillsboro, Oregon 97124

Amberwood Apartments

1605 SE Maple St, Hillsboro, Oregon 97123

Villa Capri

8591 NE Quatama St, Hillsboro, Oregon 97006

Tarkington Square

357 N 1st Ave, Hillsboro, Oregon 97124

Gateway Commons Apartments

181 SE 18th Avenue, Hillsboro, Oregon 97123

Laceleaf Apartments

1250 E Main St, Hillsboro, Oregon 97123

Rolling Green Apartments

2206 SE 44th Ave, Hillsboro, Oregon 97123

Willows Apartments, The

365 NW Adams Ave, Hillsboro, Oregon 97124

Smallwood Apartments

1300 E Main St, Hillsboro, Oregon 97123

Villa Capri

157 SE 12th Ave, Hillsboro, Oregon 97123

Orchards at Orenco III Apartments

6616 Northeast Cherry Drive, Hillsboro, Oregon 97124

Woodland Park Apartments

280 SE 12th Avenue, Hillsboro, Oregon 97123

City Center Apartments ( Rfp )

160 SE Washington St, Hillsboro, Oregon 97123

Willow Creek Crossing Apartments

18565 SW Baseline Rd, Hillsboro, Oregon 97006

Washington County Ha

707 SE 7th Ave, Hillsboro, Oregon 97123

Benjamins Corner

2900 SE 38th Ct, Hillsboro, Oregon 97123

Walnut Triplex

647 SE Walnut St, Hillsboro, Oregon 97123

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Hillsboro, Oregon
$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 Hillsboro, 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 Hillsboro, Oregon.

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

How many renters live in Hillsboro, Oregon?

The City of Hillsboro has 107,319 people living in 45,269 households.

There are 48,297 renters living in 22,252 renter households in this City. Renters make up 45 percent of the population living in Hillsboro.

What is the rental market like in Hillsboro, Oregon?

There are an estimated 41,745 housing units in the Hillsboro area. Of these, 20,643 units are rental homes, making up 49 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Hillsboro, Oregon, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Hillsboro?

The rental vacancy rate in Hillsboro is 2 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 Hillsboro for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Hillsboro
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
851 5,113 8,012 5,468 551
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Hillsboro

A large number of apartments in Hillsboro have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Hillsboro are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 43 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 18 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Hillsboro

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 Hillsboro, Oregon

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

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 278 33 percent
One BR 2,041 40 percent
Two BR 1,905 24 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Hillsboro, Oregon

How many affordable rental units are in Hillsboro?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 1,054
Public Housing 63
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 176
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly 50
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities 46
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Hillsboro, Oregon

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

Income Based Apartments in Hillsboro, Oregon

Hillsboro features 470 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 Hillsboro, Oregon

There are 751 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Hillsboro.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Hillsboro, Oregon

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Hillsboro landlords $900 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Hillsboro.

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

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.