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Affordable Housing In Lincoln County
Oregon

16 Low Income Apartment Communities In Lincoln County

Fircrest

612 NW 10th St
Newport, Oregon

Beacon Crest Apartments

2897 NE 47th St
Lincoln City, Oregon

Agate Heights Apartments

140 H NE 60th
Newport, Oregon
Subsidized

Vandehaven by the Bay

385 NE Grant St
Waldport, Oregon

Yaquina Breeze Apartments

5927 N Coast Hwy
Newport, Oregon

Mariner Heights

230 NW 1st St
Newport, Oregon

Housing Authorities that serve Lincoln County

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 981 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 377 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 $911 and $1,113.

2020 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
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 County, OR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 16
Total Low Income Apartments 981
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 $55,800

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

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,900 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $38,100 $40,550
50% of Median $21,500 $24,600 $27,650 $30,700 $33,200 $35,650 $38,100 $40,550
80% of Median $34,400 $39,300 $44,200 $49,100 $53,050 $57,000 $60,900 $64,850

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.