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

Discover affordable housing in Jackson County where there are 62+ 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.

Four Oaks

428 W 4th St, Medford, Oregon 97501

Rose Court Apartments

1176 N Rose St, Phoenix, Oregon 97535

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elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible
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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
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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.
Learn More About Jackson County, Oregon Affordable Housing ↓

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 people living in households.

There are renters living in 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 housing units in the Jackson County area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Jackson County, Oregon, there are 0.99 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 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
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
USDA Section 514 Farm Labor Housing
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.