Affordable Housing In Josephine County
17 Low Income Apartment Communities In Josephine County
Housing Authorities that serve Josephine County
|Josephine Housing and Community Development Council||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Josephine County, Oregon
There are 17 low income housing apartment communities offering 796 affordable apartments for rent in Josephine County, Oregon.
Income Based Apartments in Josephine County, Oregon
Josephine County features 635 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 Josephine County, Oregon
There are 161 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Josephine County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Josephine County, Oregon
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Josephine County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Josephine County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Josephine County, Oregon for a two-bedroom apartment is between $963 and $1,177.
2020 Josephine 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|
|Fair Market Rent||$807||$812||$1,070||$1,544||$1,879|
|Payment Standard Range||$726 to $888||$731 to $893||$963 to $1,177||$1,390 to $1,698||$1,691 to $2,067|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Josephine County, OR Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||17|
|Total Low Income Apartments||796|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||635|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||33.62%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.46|
|Average Household Size||2.38|
|Median Household Income||$37,665 ±$1,789|
|Median Rent||$837 ±$39|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||54.47% ± 4.34pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Josephine County is a County in Oregon with a population of 83,409. There are 34,527 households in the county with an average household size of 2.38 persons. 33.62% of households in Josephine County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Josephine County
The median gross income for households in Josephine County is $37,665 a year, or $3,139 a month. The median rent for the county is $837 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Josephine County, a household making less than $2,790 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 54.47% of households who rent are overburdened in Josephine County.1
Area Median Income In Josephine 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 Josephine County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $48,800
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 Josephine 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 Josephine County HUD Rental Assistance in Josephine County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$12,490||$16,910||$21,330||$25,750||$30,170||$33,350||$35,650||$37,950|
|50% of Median||$20,150||$23,000||$25,900||$28,750||$31,050||$33,350||$35,650||$37,950|
|80% of Median||$32,200||$36,800||$41,400||$46,000||$49,700||$53,400||$57,050||$60,750|
Cities In Josephine County
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|Grants Pass||16||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Grants Pass is the Josephine Housing and Community Development Council.|
|Cave Junction||1||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cave Junction is the Josephine Housing and Community Development Council.|