Affordable Housing In Lincoln County
Oregon

16 Low Income Apartment Communities In Lincoln County

The Ridge Apartments

3340 SE Harbor Dr
Lincoln City, Oregon
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

Lincoln Village

2530 NE 31st Street
Lincoln City, Oregon
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

West Devils Lake Apartments

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

The Jetty Apartments

426 SE Jetty Avenue
Lincoln City, Oregon
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Big Creek Point Apts

2725 NE Crestview Dr
Newport, Oregon
1 BR
62+

Newport North and South Apartments

116 NW 60th St / 448 SW Surf Ave
Newport, Oregon
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Fisterra Gardens Townhome Apartments

100 Diversity Drive NE
Yachats, Oregon
Call For Rent
Studio-3 BR

Beacon Crest Apartments

2897 NE 47th St
Lincoln City, Oregon

Sa - Da - Munn Apartments

485 W Willow St
Waldport, Oregon
Subsidized

Sea Haven Apartments

1550 SE 14th St
Lincoln City, Oregon
Subsidized

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Lincoln 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 Lincoln County, Oregon

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Lincoln County, Oregon

There are 16 low income housing apartment communities offering 893 affordable apartments for rent in Lincoln County, Oregon.

Income Based Apartments in Lincoln County, Oregon

Lincoln County features 604 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 County, Oregon

There are 289 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lincoln County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lincoln County, Oregon

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lincoln County, Oregon for a two-bedroom apartment is between $992 and $1,212.

2022 Lincoln 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
Lincoln County, Oregon Fair Market Rent $732 $877 $1,102 $1,556 $1,886
Lincoln County, Oregon Payment Standard Range $659 to $805 $789 to $965 $992 to $1,212 $1,400 to $1,712 $1,697 to $2,075

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Lincoln County, OR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 16
Total Low Income Apartments 893
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 604
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 36.18%
Average Renter Household Size 2.38
Average Household Size 2.22
Median Household Income $42,101 ±$1,209
Median Rent $830 ±$24
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.69% ± 4.02pp
Total Population 46,347

Population and Household Demographics

Lincoln County is a county in Oregon with a population of 46,347. There are 20,566 households in the county with an average household size of 2.22 persons. 36.18% of households in Lincoln County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lincoln County

The median gross income for households in Lincoln County is $42,101 a year, or $3,508 a month. The median rent for the county is $830 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lincoln County, a household making less than $2,767 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.69% of households who rent are overburdened in Lincoln County.

Area Median Income In Lincoln 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 Lincoln County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $57,400

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 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 Lincoln 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 Lincoln County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,550 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $39,950 $42,550
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Lincoln County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,550 $25,800 $29,000 $32,200 $34,800 $37,400 $39,950 $42,550
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Lincoln County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$36,050 $41,200 $46,350 $51,500 $55,650 $59,750 $63,900 $68,000

Cities In Lincoln County

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City Served By
Depoe Bay The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Depoe Bay is the Housing Authority of Lincoln County.
Lincoln Beach The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lincoln Beach is the Housing Authority of Lincoln County.
Lincoln City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lincoln City is the Housing Authority of Lincoln County.
Newport The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Newport is the Housing Authority of Lincoln County.
Rose Lodge The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rose Lodge is the Housing Authority of Lincoln County.
Siletz The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Siletz is the Housing Authority of Lincoln County.
Toledo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Toledo is the Housing Authority of Lincoln County.
Waldport The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Waldport is the Housing Authority of Lincoln County.
Yachats The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Yachats is the Housing Authority of Lincoln County.