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Affordable Housing In Malheur County
Oregon

22 Low Income Apartment Communities In Malheur County

Ontario Manor Apartments I & II

13767 SW 8th Ave
Ontario, Oregon
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
62+

West Alameda Apartments

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

Nyssa Manor Apartments

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

Ontario Villa

630 SW 24th St
Ontario, Oregon
Subsidized

Idylwood Manor

655 Alameda Dr
Ontario, Oregon
Subsidized

Nyssa Court

1002 Bower Ave
Nyssa, Oregon
Subsidized

FAIRVIEW APARTMENTS

555 NW 9th St
Ontario, Oregon
Subsidized

Rosewood Terrace

625 Alameda Dr
Ontario, Oregon
Subsidized

Kingstone Square

1007 Ehrgood Ave
Nyssa, Oregon
Subsidized

Riverside Manor

995 Manor Way
Ontario, Oregon
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
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 22 low income housing apartment communities offering 632 affordable apartments for rent in Malheur County, Oregon.

Income Based Apartments in Malheur County, Oregon

Malheur County features 446 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 Malheur County, Oregon

There are 138 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Malheur County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Malheur County, Oregon

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Malheur County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Malheur County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Malheur County, Oregon for a two-bedroom apartment is between $741 and $905.

2020 Malheur 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 $557 $625 $823 $1,075 $1,276
Payment Standard Range $501 to $613 $563 to $688 $741 to $905 $968 to $1,183 $1,148 to $1,404

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Malheur County, OR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 22
Total Low Income Apartments 632
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 446
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.

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 $49,500

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 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 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 $12,900 $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 Malheur County

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