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Affordable Housing In Marion County
Oregon

65 Low Income Apartment Communities In Marion County

Parkway Village Apartments - Salem

3143 7th Pl NE
Salem, Oregon
$580-785
2-3 BR

Cornerstone Apartments

2540 Rose Garden Street Northeast
Salem, Oregon
Call For Rent
Studio-3 BR

Brighton Park East Apartments

3862 Sunnyview Rd NE
Salem, Oregon
$785-825
1-2 BR

Esperanza Court Apartments

160 W. Cleveland St.
Woodburn, Oregon
Call For Rent
2 BR

Fairhaven Gardens Apartments

3424 Fairhaven Ave NE
Salem, Oregon
Call For Rent
Studio-3 BR
Subsidized

Southfair Apartments

1901 Fairgrounds Rd NE
Salem, Oregon
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Silvertowne Apartments and Silvertowne II

1080 2nd Street and 1115 Mill St
Silverton, Oregon
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
62+

Wolf Ridge

1301 E Santiam St
Stayton, Oregon

Fischer Court I

1810 32nd Pl NE
Salem, Oregon
Subsidized

Sunnyslope Manor

1000 Cunningham Ln S
Salem, Oregon
Subsidized

Housing Authorities that serve Marion County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Marion County, Oregon

There are 65 low income housing apartment communities offering 3,306 affordable apartments for rent in Marion County, Oregon.

Income Based Apartments in Marion County, Oregon

Marion County features 1,448 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 Marion County, Oregon

There are 1,786 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Marion County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Marion County, Oregon

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Marion County, Oregon for a two-bedroom apartment is between $901 and $1,101.

2020 Marion 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 $709 $761 $1,001 $1,444 $1,757
Payment Standard Range $638 to $780 $685 to $837 $901 to $1,101 $1,300 to $1,588 $1,581 to $1,933

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Marion County, OR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 65
Total Low Income Apartments 3,306
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,448
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 40.23%
Average Renter Household Size 2.78
Average Household Size 2.75
Median Household Income $48,432 ±$1,215
Median Rent $798 ±$12
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50.05% ± 2.17pp
Total Population 323,259

Population and Household Demographics

Marion County is a county in Oregon with a population of 323,259. There are 113,996 households in the county with an average household size of 2.75 persons. 40.23% of households in Marion County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Marion County

The median gross income for households in Marion County is $48,432 a year, or $4,036 a month. The median rent for the county is $798 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Marion County, a household making less than $2,660 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50.05% of households who rent are overburdened in Marion County.

Area Median Income In Marion 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 Marion County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $70,600

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 Marion 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 Marion County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,850 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $24,750 $28,250 $31,800 $35,300 $38,150 $40,950 $43,800 $46,600
80% of Median $39,550 $45,200 $50,850 $56,500 $61,050 $65,550 $70,100 $74,600

Cities In Marion County

Select A City to View its Apartment Communities and Waiting Lists.

City Served By
Aumsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Aumsville is the Marion County Housing Authority.
Aurora The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Aurora is the Marion County Housing Authority.
Brooks The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brooks is the Marion County Housing Authority.
Butteville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Butteville is the Marion County Housing Authority.
Detroit The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Detroit is the Marion County Housing Authority.
Donald The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Donald is the Marion County Housing Authority.
Four Corners The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Four Corners is the Marion County Housing Authority.
Gervais The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gervais is the Marion County Housing Authority.
Hayesville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hayesville is the Marion County Housing Authority.
Hubbard The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hubbard is the Marion County Housing Authority.
Jefferson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jefferson is the Marion County Housing Authority.
Keizer The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Keizer are the Salem Housing Authority and Marion County Housing Authority.
Labish Village The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Labish Village is the Marion County Housing Authority.
Marion The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Marion is the Marion County Housing Authority.
Mehama The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mehama is the Marion County Housing Authority.
Mount Angel The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mount Angel is the Marion County Housing Authority.
Salem The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Salem are the Salem Housing Authority and Marion County Housing Authority.
Scotts Mills The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Scotts Mills is the Marion County Housing Authority.
Silverton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Silverton is the Marion County Housing Authority.
St. Paul The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves St. Paul is the Marion County Housing Authority.
Stayton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Stayton is the Marion County Housing Authority.
Sublimity The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sublimity is the Marion County Housing Authority.
Turner The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Turner is the Marion County Housing Authority.
Woodburn The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Woodburn is the Marion County Housing Authority.