Affordable Housing In Malheur County

17 Low Income Apartment Communities In Malheur County

West Alameda Apartments

833 Alameda Dr
Ontario, OR
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Nyssa Manor Apartments

510 S 5th St
Nyssa, OR
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Ontario Manor Apartments I & II

13767 SW 8th Ave
Ontario, OR
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Ontario Villa

630 SW 24th St
Ontario, OR

Idylwood Manor

655 Alameda Dr
Ontario, OR

Nyssa Court

1002 Bower Ave
Nyssa, OR


555 NW 9th St
Ontario, OR

Rosewood Terrace

625 Alameda Dr
Ontario, OR

Kingstone Square

1007 Ehrgood Ave
Nyssa, OR

Riverside Manor

995 Manor Way
Ontario, OR
Elderly Supportive Housing

Housing Authorities that serve Malheur County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Malheur and Harney Counties Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Malheur County, Oregon

There are 17 low income housing apartment communities offering 504 affordable apartments for rent in Malheur County, Oregon. Malheur County features 366 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 138 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Malheur County.

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Malheur County, OR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 17
Total Low Income Apartments 504
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 366
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 40.26%
Average Renter Household Size 2.53
Average Household Size 2.62
Median Household Income $35,418 ±$2,923
Median Rent $604 ±$24
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49.84% ± 5.46pp
Total Population 30,551

Population and Household Demographics

Malheur County is a County in Oregon with a population of 30,551. There are 10,286 households in the county with an average household size of 2.62 persons. 40.26% of households in Malheur County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Malheur County

The median gross income for households in Malheur County is $35,418 a year, or $2,952 a month. The median rent for the county is $604 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Malheur County, a household making less than $2,013 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.84% of households who rent are overburdened in Malheur County.1

Area Median Income In Malheur 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 Malheur County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $51,400

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 Malheur 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 Malheur County HUD Rental Assistance in Malheur County

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
Fair Market Rents in Malheur County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$557 $625 $823 $1,075 $1,276

Cities In Malheur County

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City Listings Served By
Ontario 13 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ontario is the Housing Authority of Malheur and Harney Counties.
Vale 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Vale is the Housing Authority of Malheur and Harney Counties.
Nyssa 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nyssa is the Housing Authority of Malheur and Harney Counties.
Adrian 0
Annex 0
Brogan 0
Harper 0
Jordan Valley 0
Juntura 0