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Affordable Housing In Linn County

16 Low Income Apartment Communities In Linn County

Queen Anne Apartments

142 E Elmore St
Lebanon, Oregon
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Village Manor

2411 S 2nd St
Lebanon, Oregon
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Park Manor

42 Market St
Lebanon, Oregon
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Ames Creek Court Apartments

1796 Ames Creek Ct
Sweet Home, Oregon

Sunset Corners I Apartments

1321 Sunset Lane
Sweet Home, Oregon

Carolina 100 Apartments

100 E Carolina St
Lebanon, Oregon

Carolina Court Apartments

188 5th St
Lebanon, Oregon

Linnhaven Stonebrook Apartments

1220 23rd Ave
Sweet Home, Oregon

Sommerville Place Apartments

885 Sommerville Loop
Harrisburg, Oregon

Cascadia Village Apartments ( Rfp )

1241 23rd Ave
Sweet Home, Oregon

Guide To Affordable Housing in Linn County, Oregon

There are 16 low income housing apartment communities offering 589 affordable apartments for rent in Linn County, Oregon.

Income Based Apartments in Linn County, Oregon

Linn County features 186 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 Linn County, Oregon

There are 403 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Linn County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Linn County, Oregon

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Linn County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Linn County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Linn County, Oregon for a two-bedroom apartment is between $986 and $1,206.

2020 Linn 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 $721 $832 $1,096 $1,562 $1,824
Payment Standard Range $649 to $793 $749 to $915 $986 to $1,206 $1,406 to $1,718 $1,642 to $2,006

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Linn County, OR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 16
Total Low Income Apartments 589
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 186
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 35.73%
Average Renter Household Size 2.57
Average Household Size 2.61
Median Household Income $45,644 ±$1,566
Median Rent $810 ±$23
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50.89% ± 3.26pp
Total Population 118,971

Population and Household Demographics

Linn County is a county in Oregon with a population of 118,971. There are 45,100 households in the county with an average household size of 2.61 persons. 35.73% of households in Linn County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Linn County

The median gross income for households in Linn County is $45,644 a year, or $3,804 a month. The median rent for the county is $810 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Linn County, a household making less than $2,700 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50.89% of households who rent are overburdened in Linn County.

Area Median Income In Linn 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 Linn County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $64,500

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 Linn 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 Linn County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,550 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $42,600
50% of Median $22,600 $25,800 $29,050 $32,250 $34,850 $37,450 $40,000 $42,600
80% of Median $36,150 $41,300 $46,450 $51,600 $55,750 $59,900 $64,000 $68,150

Cities In Linn County

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Mill City
South Lebanon
Sweet Home
West Scio