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41 Garfield St
Ashland, Oregon

Table Rock Apartments

2158 Table Rock Rd
Medford, Oregon

Quail Run Apartments

20 Erickson Ave
Shady Cove, Oregon

Living on Track Lithia Pl

248 Beatty St
Medford, Oregon

Lilac Meadow Phase II

3013 Cummings Ln
Medford, Oregon
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There are 1,295 low-income apartments in Jackson County that offer reduced rents to eligible households. Low-income rents in Jackson County, Oregon can range from $449 to $900 depending on the number of bedrooms.

Rental assistance programs support 1,411 low-income homes in Jackson County where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $345 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on October 24th, 2022. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Jackson County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Moderate Rehabilitation
Go to the Oregon Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Jackson County.

Jackson County, Oregon Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Jackson County, Oregon

Jackson County features 1,411 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 1,295 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 $1,158 and $1,416.

2023 Jackson County, 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
Jackson County, Oregon Fair Market Rent $861 $978 $1,287 $1,829 $2,192
Jackson County, Oregon Payment Standard Range $775 to $947 $880 to $1,076 $1,158 to $1,416 $1,646 to $2,012 $1,973 to $2,411

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Jackson County, OR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 61
Total Low Income Apartments 2,825
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,411
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 38.02%
Average Renter Household Size 2.50
Average Household Size 2.45
Median Household Income $44,028 ±$1,107
Median Rent $886 ±$15
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 55.52% ± 2.65pp
Total Population 208,363

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.

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 $86,700

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 HUD Rental Assistance in Jackson County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Jackson County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,000 $19,720 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Jackson County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$28,350 $32,400 $36,450 $40,450 $43,700 $46,950 $50,200 $53,400
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Jackson County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$45,300 $51,800 $58,250 $64,700 $69,900 $75,100 $80,250 $85,450