Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Jackson County, OR

Discover affordable housing in Jackson County where there are 110+ 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.

8386 Forest Grove Rd

8386 Forest Grove Rd, White City, Oregon 97503

bed 3
payment $1850/mo.

4071 Woodland Park Rd

4071 Woodland Park Rd, Grants Pass, Oregon 97527

bed 3
payment $1495/mo.

700 NE 10th St

700 NE 10th St, Grants Pass, Oregon 97526

bed 1
payment $1050/mo.

1128 Tolman Creek Rd

1128 Tolman Creek Rd, Ashland, Oregon 97520

bed 3
payment $1895/mo.

321 SW Bridge St

321 SW Bridge St, Grants Pass, Oregon 97526

bed 3
payment $1800/mo.

711 SW Laurel St

711 SW Laurel St, Grants Pass, Oregon 97526

bed 3
payment $1700/mo.

293 W Park St

293 W Park St, Grants Pass, Oregon 97527

bed 3
payment $1900/mo.

50 Dion Ct

50 Dion Ct, Shady Cove, Oregon 97539

bed 2
payment $1150/mo.

7872 Jacqueline Way

7872 Jacqueline Way, White City, Oregon 97503

bed 3
payment $1825/mo.

7888 Jacqueline Way

7888 Jacqueline Way, White City, Oregon 97503

bed 3
payment $1825/mo.

308 SE M St Unit B

308 SE M St, Grants Pass, Oregon 97526

bed 2
payment $1350/mo.

1912 NE Fairview Ave

1912 NE Fairview Ave, Grants Pass, Oregon 97526

bed 4
payment $1750/mo.

517-521 Gray Ct Unit 521

517-521 Gray Ct, Central Point, Oregon 97502

bed 3
payment $1625/mo.

717 NW B St Unit B

717 NW B St, Grants Pass, Oregon 97526

bed 2
payment $1250/mo.

2346 Merry Ln

2346 Merry Ln, White City, Oregon 97503

bed 3
payment $1650/mo.

613-615 Valley Heart Ln Unit 615

613-615 Valley Heart Ln, Central Point, Oregon 97502

bed 3
payment $1695/mo.

224 Cheryl Ln

224 Cheryl Ln, Phoenix, Oregon 97535

bed 3
payment $1550/mo.

270 Cherry Bark Ln

270 Cherry Bark Ln, Medford, Oregon 97501

bed 3
payment $1900/mo.

807 NW 5th St

807 NW 5th St, Grants Pass, Oregon 97526

bed 1
payment $850/mo.

526 C St Unit #C

526 C St, Grants Pass, Oregon 97526

bed 2
payment $1250/mo.

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Jackson County, Oregon

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
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Reported On February 23rd, 2024 by Nathan Brunet

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Jackson County, Oregon
$13.24 (+100%) more than Oregon minimum wage and $19.19 (+265%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Jackson County, 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, Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV), Moderate Rehabilitation programs for Jackson County, Oregon.

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

How many renters live in Jackson County, Oregon?

The County of Jackson County has 221,644 people living in 92,554 households.

There are 72,675 renters living in 33,014 renter households in this County. Renters make up 32.79 percent of the population living in Jackson County.

What is the rental market like in Jackson County, Oregon?

There are an estimated 96,286 housing units in the Jackson County area. Of these, 32,786 units are rental homes, making up 34 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Jackson County, Oregon, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Jackson County?

The rental vacancy rate in Jackson County is 3 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 Jackson County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Jackson County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
2,493 5,139 13,033 10,894 864
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Jackson County

A large number of apartments in Jackson County 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 Jackson County are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 55 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 31 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 Jackson County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $946 to $2,357. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $946
One BR $1,062
Two BR $1,396
Three BR $1,967
Four BR $2,357
2024 Fair Market Rents in Jackson County, Oregon

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

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 1,165 47 percent
One BR 2,365 46 percent
Two BR 8,792 67 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Jackson County, Oregon

How many affordable rental units are in Jackson County?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 1,456
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 467
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly 163
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities 33
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 552
USDA Section 514 Farm Labor Housing 40
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Jackson County, Oregon

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

Income Based Apartments in Jackson County, Oregon

Jackson County features 1,304 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 Jackson County, Oregon

There are 1,194 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Jackson County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Jackson County, Oregon

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Jackson County, Oregon for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,256 and $1,536.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.