Low Income Apartments In Jackson County
Oregon

Low Income Apartments In Jackson County

Canterbury Hills

3693 Arrowhead Dr
Medford, OR
$498-685
1-3 BR
HCV Welcome

Patriot Station

8400 Division Rd
White City, OR
$465-900
1-3 BR
Accessible
HCV Welcome

Barnett Townhomes

1852 E Barnett Rd
Medford, OR
$595-715
2-4 BR
HCV Welcome

Ashley Senior Center Apartments

2301 Siskiyou Blvd
Ashland, OR
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Mountain Vista

1972 Homeview Drive
Medford, OR
$348-598
1-3 BR
HCV Welcome

Maple Terrace

13 Mace Rd
Medford, OR
$483-825
1-3 BR
HCV Welcome

Ashley Garden Apartments

245 Tolman Creek Rd
Ashland, OR
1-3 BR
Subsidized

New Medford Hotel Apartments

406 W Main St
Medford, OR
1 BR
HCV Welcome

Quail Ridge Retirement Center

1055 Ellendale Dr
Medford, OR
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Star Thistle Apartments

1971 Siskiyou Blvd
Ashland, OR
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing
Subsidized

There are 53 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 2,524 affordable apartments for rent in Jackson County, Oregon. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with about 1,353 apartments that set rent based on your income. Often referred to as "HUD apartments", there are 442 Project-Based Section 8 subsidized apartments in Jackson County. There are 1,171 other low income apartments that don't have rental assistance but are still considered to be affordable housing for low income families.

Housing Authorities that serve Jackson County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Jackson County, Oregon

Jackson County, OR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 53
Total Low Income Apartments 2,524
Total Rent Assisted Apartments 1,353
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 38.02%
Average Renter Household Size 2.50
Total Population 208,363
Housing Units 83,487
Average Household Size 2.45
Median Household Income $44,028 ±$1,107
Median Rent $886 ±$15
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 55.52% ± 2.65pp

Population and Household Demographics

Jackson County is a County in Oregon with a population of 208,363. There are 83,487 households in the county with an average household size of 2.45 persons. 38.02% of households in Jackson County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Jackson County

The median gross income for households in Jackson County is $44,028 a year, or $3,669 a month. The median rent for the county is $886 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Jackson County, a household making less than $2,953 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 55.52% of households who rent are overburdened in Jackson County.1

Area Median Income In Jackson County

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.

In Jackson County, 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 Jackson County

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 Jackson County HUD Rental Assistance in Jackson County

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
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Jackson County

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.

From 1987 to 2012, 29 low income apartment communities containing 1,370 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Jackson County by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Jackson County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
60% of Median $27,240 $31,140 $35,040 $38,880 $42,000 $45,120 $48,240 $51,360

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Jackson County is $35,040 a year, or $2,920 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $2,920 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $876 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $568 $608 $730 $843 $940 $1,038
60% $681 $730 $876 $1,011 $1,128 $1,245
Fair Market Rents in Jackson County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2019 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$692 $747 $988 $1,429 $1,735

Cities In Jackson County

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City Listings Served By
Medford 24 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Medford is the Housing Authority of Jackson County.
White City 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves White City is the Housing Authority of Jackson County.
Eagle Point 6 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Eagle Point is the Housing Authority of Jackson County.
Rogue River 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rogue River is the Housing Authority of Jackson County.
Talent 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Talent is the Housing Authority of Jackson County.
Ashland 6 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ashland is the Housing Authority of Jackson County.
Phoenix 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Phoenix is the Housing Authority of Jackson County.
Central Point 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Central Point is the Housing Authority of Jackson County.
Jacksonville 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jacksonville is the Housing Authority of Jackson County.
Shady Cove 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Shady Cove is the Housing Authority of Jackson County.
Gold Hill 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gold Hill is the Housing Authority of Jackson County.
Butte Falls 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Butte Falls is the Housing Authority of Jackson County.
Foots Creek 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Foots Creek is the Housing Authority of Jackson County.
Prospect 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Prospect is the Housing Authority of Jackson County.
Ruch 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ruch is the Housing Authority of Jackson County.
Trail 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Trail is the Housing Authority of Jackson County.
Wimer 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wimer is the Housing Authority of Jackson County.