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Affordable Housing In Medford
Jackson County, Oregon

25 Low Income Apartment Communities In Medford

Valley Pines Apartments

645 Royal Avenue
Medford, Oregon
Call For Rent
Studio-3 BR

Canterbury Hills

3693 Arrowhead Dr
Medford, Oregon
1-3 BR

Barnett Townhomes

1852 E Barnett Rd
Medford, Oregon
2-4 BR

Mountain Vista

1972 Homeview Drive
Medford, Oregon
1-3 BR

Maple Terrace

13 Mace Rd
Medford, Oregon
1-3 BR

New Medford Hotel Apartments

406 W Main St
Medford, Oregon
Call For Rent
1 BR

Quail Ridge Retirement Center

1055 Ellendale Dr
Medford, Oregon
Elderly Supportive Housing

Ross Knotts Retirement Center

2874 Creekside Cir
Medford, Oregon
Elderly Supportive Housing

Conifer Gardens

700 Royal Ave
Medford, Oregon

Spring Street Apartments

750 Spring St
Medford, Oregon

Housing Authorities that serve Medford

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Jackson County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Moderate Rehabilitation

Guide To Affordable Housing in Medford, Oregon

There are 25 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,203 affordable apartments for rent in Medford, Oregon.

Income Based Apartments in Medford, Oregon

Medford features 504 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 Medford, Oregon

There are 659 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Medford.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Medford, Oregon

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Medford landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Medford.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Medford, Oregon for a two-bedroom apartment is between $935 and $1,143.

2021 Medford, 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 $727 $788 $1,039 $1,487 $1,799
Payment Standard Range $654 to $800 $709 to $867 $935 to $1,143 $1,338 to $1,636 $1,619 to $1,979

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Medford, OR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 25
Total Low Income Apartments 1,203
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 504
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 49.66%
Average Renter Household Size 2.54
Average Household Size 2.55
Median Household Income $41,931 ±$1,517
Median Rent $874 ±$21
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 58.56% ± 3.88pp
Total Population 77,579

Population and Household Demographics

Medford is a city in Jackson County, Oregon with a population of 77,579. There are 29,751 households in the city with an average household size of 2.55 persons. 49.66% of households in Medford are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Medford

The median gross income for households in Medford is $41,931 a year, or $3,494 a month. The median rent for the city is $874 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Medford, a household making less than $2,913 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 58.56% of households who rent are overburdened in Medford.

Area Median Income In Medford

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Medford, the AMI is calculated from all households within Jackson County.

In Medford, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,100

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 Medford

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 Medford

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,700 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $43,000
50% of Median $22,800 $26,050 $29,300 $32,550 $35,200 $37,800 $40,400 $43,000
80% of Median $36,500 $41,700 $46,900 $52,100 $56,300 $60,450 $64,650 $68,800