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Affordable Housing In Powers
Coos County, Oregon

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Powers

Powers Housing Development

270 2nd Ave
Powers, Oregon
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
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Housing Authorities that serve Powers

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 Powers, Oregon

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 26 affordable apartments for rent in Powers, Oregon.

Income Based Apartments in Powers, Oregon

Powers features 26 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 Powers, Oregon

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Powers, Oregon

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

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

2020 Powers, 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 AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Powers, OR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 26
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 26
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.99%
Average Renter Household Size 2.35
Average Household Size 2.43
Median Household Income $25,156 ±$7,815
Median Rent $438 ±$256
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 30.93% ± 25.34pp
Total Population 760

Population and Household Demographics

Powers is a city in Coos County, Oregon with a population of 760. There are 313 households in the city with an average household size of 2.43 persons. 30.99% of households in Powers are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Powers

The median gross income for households in Powers is $25,156 a year, or $2,096 a month. The median rent for the city is $438 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Powers, a household making less than $1,460 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 30.93% of households who rent are overburdened in Powers.

Area Median Income In Powers

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

In Powers, 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 Powers

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 Powers

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