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Affordable Housing In Klamath County

12 Low Income Apartment Communities In Klamath County

High Valley Estates

1333 Avalon St
Klamath Falls, Oregon
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

Lake Park Towers

203 Main St
Klamath Falls, Oregon

Klamath View Retirement Center

2175 N Eldorado Ave
Klamath Falls, Oregon
Elderly Supportive Housing

Luther Square Retirement Village

2314 Homedale Rd
Klamath Falls, Oregon

Klamath Ha

1445 Avalon St
Klamath Falls, Oregon

Country Village Apartments

5333 Homedale Rd
Klamath Falls, Oregon
Accepts Vouchers

Merrill Apartments

3rd and Grant St
Merrill, Oregon


31770 Yonna St
Bonanza, Oregon

Iris Glen Townhomes

135 Old Fort Rd
Klamath Falls, Oregon
Accepts Vouchers

Pe Peep Aak

502 S Charley Ave
Chiloquin, Oregon

Guide To Affordable Housing in Klamath County, Oregon

There are 12 low income housing apartment communities offering 438 affordable apartments for rent in Klamath County, Oregon.

Income Based Apartments in Klamath County, Oregon

Klamath County features 250 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 Klamath County, Oregon

There are 188 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Klamath County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Klamath County, Oregon

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Klamath County, Oregon for a two-bedroom apartment is between $767 and $937.

2020 Klamath 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 $566 $648 $852 $1,201 $1,331
Payment Standard Range $509 to $623 $583 to $713 $767 to $937 $1,081 to $1,321 $1,198 to $1,464

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Klamath County, OR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 12
Total Low Income Apartments 438
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 250
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 35.17%
Average Renter Household Size 2.39
Average Household Size 2.39
Median Household Income $40,336 ±$1,774
Median Rent $723 ±$21
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.8% ± 3.96pp
Total Population 65,972

Population and Household Demographics

Klamath County is a county in Oregon with a population of 65,972. There are 27,188 households in the county with an average household size of 2.39 persons. 35.17% of households in Klamath County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Klamath County

The median gross income for households in Klamath County is $40,336 a year, or $3,361 a month. The median rent for the county is $723 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Klamath County, a household making less than $2,410 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.8% of households who rent are overburdened in Klamath County.

Area Median Income In Klamath 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 Klamath County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $53,100

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 Klamath 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 Klamath County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,900 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $38,100 $40,550
50% of Median $21,500 $24,600 $27,650 $30,700 $33,200 $35,650 $38,100 $40,550
80% of Median $34,400 $39,300 $44,200 $49,100 $53,050 $57,000 $60,900 $64,850

Cities In Klamath County

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City Served By
Klamath Falls The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Klamath Falls is the Klamath Housing Authority.