Affordable Housing In North Powder
Union County, Oregon

Guide To Affordable Housing in North Powder, Oregon

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in North Powder, Oregon.

Income Based Apartments in North Powder, Oregon

North Powder 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 North Powder, Oregon

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in North Powder, Oregon

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in North Powder, Oregon for a two-bedroom apartment is between $763 and $933.

2020 North Powder, 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 $553 $644 $848 $1,223 $1,421
Payment Standard Range $498 to $608 $580 to $708 $763 to $933 $1,101 to $1,345 $1,279 to $1,563

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

North Powder, OR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.21%
Average Renter Household Size 3.87
Average Household Size 2.89
Median Household Income $27,500 ±$7,698
Median Rent $775 ±$189
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 80.77% ± 21.29pp
Total Population 515

Population and Household Demographics

North Powder is a City in Union County, Oregon with a population of 515. There are 178 households in the city with an average household size of 2.89 persons. 29.21% of households in North Powder are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in North Powder

The median gross income for households in North Powder is $27,500 a year, or $2,292 a month. The median rent for the city is $775 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In North Powder, a household making less than $2,583 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 80.77% of households who rent are overburdened in North Powder.1

Area Median Income In North Powder

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 North Powder, the AMI is calculated from all households within Union County.

In North Powder, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $60,800

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 North Powder

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 North Powder

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,800 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $37,700 $40,150
50% of Median $21,300 $24,350 $27,400 $30,400 $32,850 $35,300 $37,700 $40,150
80% of Median $34,100 $38,950 $43,800 $48,650 $52,550 $56,450 $60,350 $64,250