Affordable Housing In Morrow County

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Morrow County

Mountain Glen

200 Pioneer Dr
Heppner, OR
Accepts Vouchers

Castle Rock Apartments

451 Tatone St
Boardman, OR

Morrow Estates

220 NE Anderson Cir
Boardman, OR
Accepts Vouchers

Sagebrush Affordable Housing

331 NW Boardman Ave
Boardman, OR
Accepts Vouchers
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Morrow County, Oregon

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 116 affordable apartments for rent in Morrow County, Oregon.

Income Based Apartments in Morrow County, Oregon

Morrow County features 40 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 Morrow County, Oregon

There are 76 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Morrow County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Morrow County, Oregon

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Morrow County, Oregon for a two-bedroom apartment is between $775 and $947.

2020 Morrow 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 $649 $654 $861 $1,115 $1,166
Payment Standard Range $584 to $714 $589 to $719 $775 to $947 $1,004 to $1,227 $1,049 to $1,283

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Morrow County, OR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 116
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 40
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.14%
Average Renter Household Size 3.07
Average Household Size 2.96
Median Household Income $50,918 ±$2,042
Median Rent $663 ±$68
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 35.53% ± 7.47pp
Total Population 11,204

Population and Household Demographics

Morrow County is a County in Oregon with a population of 11,204. There are 3,772 households in the county with an average household size of 2.96 persons. 30.14% of households in Morrow County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Morrow County

The median gross income for households in Morrow County is $50,918 a year, or $4,243 a month. The median rent for the county is $663 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Morrow County, a household making less than $2,210 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 35.53% of households who rent are overburdened in Morrow County.1

Area Median Income In Morrow 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 Morrow County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $62,400

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 Morrow 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 Morrow County HUD Rental Assistance in Morrow County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,100 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $38,700 $41,200
50% of Median $21,850 $25,000 $28,100 $31,200 $33,700 $36,200 $38,700 $41,200
80% of Median $34,950 $39,950 $44,950 $49,900 $53,900 $57,900 $61,900 $65,900

Cities In Morrow County

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City Listings Served By
Heppner 1
Boardman 3
Irrigon 0
Ione 0
Lexington 0