Affordable Housing In Mission
Umatilla County, Oregon

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Mission

Mission Creek

Mission Creek Subdivision
Mission, Oregon
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Mission

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Mission, Oregon

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 58 affordable apartments for rent in Mission, Oregon.

Income Based Apartments in Mission, Oregon

Mission features 0 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 Mission, Oregon

There are 58 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Mission.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Mission, Oregon

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Mission landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Mission.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Mission, Oregon for a two-bedroom apartment is between $753 and $921.

2020 Mission, 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 $545 $666 $837 $1,165 $1,364
Payment Standard Range $491 to $600 $599 to $733 $753 to $921 $1,049 to $1,282 $1,228 to $1,500

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Mission, OR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 58
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 66.99%
Average Renter Household Size 3.07
Average Household Size 3.14
Median Household Income $27,750 ±$4,318
Median Rent $550 ±$116
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 36.71% ± 13.12pp
Total Population 970

Population and Household Demographics

Mission is a City in Umatilla County, Oregon with a population of 970. There are 309 households in the city with an average household size of 3.14 persons. 66.99% of households in Mission are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Mission

The median gross income for households in Mission is $27,750 a year, or $2,313 a month. The median rent for the city is $550 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Mission, a household making less than $1,833 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.71% of households who rent are overburdened in Mission.1

Area Median Income In Mission

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 Mission, the AMI is calculated from all households within Umatilla County.

In Mission, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,600

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 Mission

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 Mission

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,750 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $37,650 $40,100
50% of Median $21,250 $24,300 $27,350 $30,350 $32,800 $35,250 $37,650 $40,100
80% of Median $34,000 $38,850 $43,700 $48,550 $52,450 $56,350 $60,250 $64,100