Affordable Housing In Junction City
Lane County, Oregon

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Junction City

Northtowne Apartments

475 E 9th Ave
Junction City, Oregon
Subsidized

Norsemen Village

920 W 1st Ave
Junction City, Oregon

Veneta and Jc Units

840 Holly St
Junction City, Oregon

Eric Park Apts

292 Oak St.
Junction City, Oregon
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Junction City, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Junction City, Oregon

Housing Authority Programs
Homes for Good Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Mainstream Voucher

Guide To Affordable Housing in Junction City, Oregon

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 320 affordable apartments for rent in Junction City, Oregon.

Income Based Apartments in Junction City, Oregon

Junction City features 144 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 Junction City, Oregon

There are 176 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Junction City.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Junction City, Oregon

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Junction City landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Junction City.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Junction City, Oregon for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,129 and $1,379.

2022 Junction City, 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
Junction City, Oregon Fair Market Rent $833 $958 $1,254 $1,781 $2,146
Junction City, Oregon Payment Standard Range $750 to $916 $862 to $1,054 $1,129 to $1,379 $1,603 to $1,959 $1,931 to $2,361

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Junction City, OR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 320
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 144
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 44.28%
Average Renter Household Size 2.51
Average Household Size 2.63
Median Household Income $42,153 ±$6,347
Median Rent $807 ±$147
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.62% ± 11.09pp
Total Population 5,673

Population and Household Demographics

Junction City is a city in Lane County, Oregon with a population of 5,673. There are 2,114 households in the city with an average household size of 2.63 persons. 44.28% of households in Junction City are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Junction City

The median gross income for households in Junction City is $42,153 a year, or $3,513 a month. The median rent for the city is $807 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Junction City, a household making less than $2,690 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.62% of households who rent are overburdened in Junction City.

Area Median Income In Junction City

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Junction City, the AMI is calculated from all households within Lane County.

In Junction City, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $84,000

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 Junction City

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 Junction City

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Junction City AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,750 $19,150 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Junction City AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$27,900 $31,850 $35,850 $39,800 $43,000 $46,200 $49,400 $52,550
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Junction City AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$44,600 $51,000 $57,350 $63,700 $68,800 $73,900 $79,000 $84,100