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Affordable Housing In Redmond
Deschutes County, Oregon

12 Low Income Apartment Communities In Redmond

Ridgemont Apartments

2210 SW 19th St
Redmond, Oregon
Subsidized

Redmond Triangle Housing

767 NW Canal Blvd
Redmond, Oregon
Subsidized

Housing Authorities that serve Redmond

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Works Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Mainstream Voucher; Family Unification Program (FUP)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Redmond, Oregon

There are 12 low income housing apartment communities offering 420 affordable apartments for rent in Redmond, Oregon.

Income Based Apartments in Redmond, Oregon

Redmond features 104 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 Redmond, Oregon

There are 316 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Redmond.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Redmond, Oregon

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Redmond landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Redmond.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Redmond, Oregon for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,141 and $1,395.

2021 Redmond, 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
Redmond, Oregon Fair Market Rent $850 $1,042 $1,268 $1,815 $2,195
Redmond, Oregon Payment Standard Range $765 to $935 $938 to $1,146 $1,141 to $1,395 $1,634 to $1,997 $1,976 to $2,415

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Redmond, OR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 12
Total Low Income Apartments 420
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 104
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 46.44%
Average Renter Household Size 2.79
Average Household Size 2.63
Median Household Income $40,154 ±$2,484
Median Rent $895 ±$40
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 59.34% ± 7.46pp
Total Population 27,450

Population and Household Demographics

Redmond is a city in Deschutes County, Oregon with a population of 27,450. There are 10,312 households in the city with an average household size of 2.63 persons. 46.44% of households in Redmond are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Redmond

The median gross income for households in Redmond is $40,154 a year, or $3,346 a month. The median rent for the city is $895 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Redmond, a household making less than $2,983 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 59.34% of households who rent are overburdened in Redmond.

Area Median Income In Redmond

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 Redmond, the AMI is calculated from all households within Deschutes County.

In Redmond, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $76,600

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 Redmond

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 Redmond

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Redmond AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,100 $18,400 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Redmond AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$26,850 $30,650 $34,500 $38,300 $41,400 $44,450 $47,500 $50,600
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Redmond AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$42,950 $49,050 $55,200 $61,300 $66,250 $71,150 $76,050 $80,950