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Affordable Housing In Myrtle Point
Coos County, Oregon

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Myrtle Point


1140 19th St
Myrtle Point, Oregon
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Housing Authorities that serve Myrtle Point

Housing Authority Programs
North Bend City Housing Authority Public Housing
Coos-Curry Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Myrtle Point, Oregon

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 20 affordable apartments for rent in Myrtle Point, Oregon.

Income Based Apartments in Myrtle Point, Oregon

Myrtle Point features 20 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 Myrtle Point, Oregon

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Myrtle Point.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Myrtle Point, Oregon

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Myrtle Point, Oregon for a two-bedroom apartment is between $788 and $963.

2020 Myrtle Point, 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 $592 $712 $875 $1,262 $1,503
Payment Standard Range $533 to $651 $641 to $783 $788 to $963 $1,136 to $1,388 $1,353 to $1,653

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Myrtle Point, OR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 20
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 20
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 31.55%
Average Renter Household Size 3.26
Average Household Size 2.52
Median Household Income $36,935 ±$5,168
Median Rent $679 ±$98
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 53.75% ± 14.99pp
Total Population 2,495

Population and Household Demographics

Myrtle Point is a city in Coos County, Oregon with a population of 2,495. There are 973 households in the city with an average household size of 2.52 persons. 31.55% of households in Myrtle Point are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Myrtle Point

The median gross income for households in Myrtle Point is $36,935 a year, or $3,078 a month. The median rent for the city is $679 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Myrtle Point, a household making less than $2,263 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 53.75% of households who rent are overburdened in Myrtle Point.

Area Median Income In Myrtle Point

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 Myrtle Point, the AMI is calculated from all households within Coos County.

In Myrtle Point, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $53,400

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 Myrtle Point

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 Myrtle Point

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