Affordable Housing In Lincoln City
Lincoln County, Oregon

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Lincoln City

West Devils Lake Apartments

3109 NE 26th St
Lincoln City, OR
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

The Ridge Apartments

3340 SE Harbor Dr
Lincoln City, OR
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Lincoln Village

2530 NE 31st St
Lincoln City, OR
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

The Jetty Apartments

426 SE Jetty Ave
Lincoln City, OR
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Sea Haven Apartments

1550 SE 14th St
Lincoln City, OR
Subsidized

Beacon Crest Apartments

2897 NE 47th St
Lincoln City, OR
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Lincoln City

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Lincoln County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Lincoln City, Oregon

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 323 affordable apartments for rent in Lincoln City, Oregon.

Income Based Apartments in Lincoln City, Oregon

Lincoln City features 114 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 Lincoln City, Oregon

There are 209 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lincoln City.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lincoln City, Oregon

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lincoln City, Oregon for a two-bedroom apartment is between $911 and $1,113.

2020 Lincoln 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
Fair Market Rent $659 $812 $1,012 $1,460 $1,767
Payment Standard Range $593 to $725 $731 to $893 $911 to $1,113 $1,314 to $1,606 $1,590 to $1,944

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Lincoln City, OR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 323
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 114
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 53.79%
Average Renter Household Size 2.31
Average Household Size 2.14
Median Household Income $37,894 ±$3,803
Median Rent $820 ±$36
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.29% ± 7.95pp
Total Population 8,386

Population and Household Demographics

Lincoln City is a City in Lincoln County, Oregon with a population of 8,386. There are 3,876 households in the city with an average household size of 2.14 persons. 53.79% of households in Lincoln City are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lincoln City

The median gross income for households in Lincoln City is $37,894 a year, or $3,158 a month. The median rent for the city is $820 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lincoln City, a household making less than $2,733 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.29% of households who rent are overburdened in Lincoln City.1

Area Median Income In Lincoln 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 Lincoln City, the AMI is calculated from all households within Lincoln County.

In Lincoln City, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $54,500

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 Lincoln 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 Lincoln City

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