Affordable Housing In Lincoln City
6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Lincoln City
Housing Authorities that serve Lincoln City
|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|
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|