Affordable Housing In Lane County
109 Low Income Apartment Communities In Lane County
Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Lane 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.
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 Lane County, Oregon
|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 Lane County, Oregon
There are 109 low income housing apartment communities offering 5,510 affordable apartments for rent in Lane County, Oregon.
Income Based Apartments in Lane County, Oregon
Lane County features 2,315 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 2,955 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 $1,129 and $1,379.
2022 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|
|Lane County, Oregon Fair Market Rent||$833||$958||$1,254||$1,781||$2,146|
|Lane County, 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.
Lane County, OR Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||109|
|Total Low Income Apartments||5,510|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||2,315|
|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 $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 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
|1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Lane County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Lane County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Lane County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
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.|