Affordable Housing In Lane County
101 Low Income Apartment Communities In Lane County
Housing Authorities that serve Lane County
|Homes for Good||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Mainstream Voucher|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Lane County, Oregon
There are 101 low income housing apartment communities offering 5,148 affordable apartments for rent in Lane County, Oregon.
Income Based Apartments in Lane County, Oregon
Lane County features 2,158 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 Lane County, Oregon
There are 2,750 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lane County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Lane County, Oregon
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Lane County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Lane County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lane County, Oregon for a two-bedroom apartment is between $930 and $1,136.
2020 Lane 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||$679||$784||$1,033||$1,490||$1,747|
|Payment Standard Range||$611 to $747||$706 to $862||$930 to $1,136||$1,341 to $1,639||$1,572 to $1,922|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Lane County, OR Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||101|
|Total Low Income Apartments||5,148|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||2,158|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||41.34%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.36|
|Average Household Size||2.39|
|Median Household Income||$44,103 ±$729|
|Median Rent||$866 ±$10|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||54.83% ± 1.9pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Lane County is a county in Oregon with a population of 357,060. There are 146,235 households in the county with an average household size of 2.39 persons. 41.34% of households in Lane County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Lane County
The median gross income for households in Lane County is $44,103 a year, or $3,675 a month. The median rent for the county is $866 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lane County, a household making less than $2,887 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 54.83% of households who rent are overburdened in Lane County.
Area Median Income In Lane 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 Lane County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $72,200
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 Lane 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 Lane County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$14,700||$17,240||$21,720||$26,200||$30,680||$35,160||$39,640||$44,120|
|50% of Median||$24,500||$28,000||$31,500||$35,000||$37,800||$40,600||$43,400||$46,200|
|80% of Median||$39,200||$44,800||$50,400||$56,000||$60,500||$65,000||$69,450||$73,950|
Cities In Lane County
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|Coburg||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Coburg is the Homes for Good.|
|Cottage Grove||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cottage Grove is the Homes for Good.|
|Creswell||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Creswell is the Homes for Good.|
|Dunes City||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dunes City is the Homes for Good.|
|Eugene||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Eugene is the Homes for Good.|
|Florence||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Florence is the Homes for Good.|
|Junction City||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Junction City is the Homes for Good.|
|Lowell||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lowell is the Homes for Good.|
|Oakridge||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oakridge is the Homes for Good.|
|Springfield||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Springfield is the Homes for Good.|
|Veneta||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Veneta is the Homes for Good.|
|Westfir||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Westfir is the Homes for Good.|