Affordable Housing In Riddle
Douglas County, Oregon

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Riddle

Glenhaven

758 4th Ave
Riddle, Oregon
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Housing Authorities that serve Riddle

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Douglas County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Riddle, Oregon

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 48 affordable apartments for rent in Riddle, Oregon.

Income Based Apartments in Riddle, Oregon

Riddle 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 Riddle, Oregon

There are 48 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Riddle.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Riddle, Oregon

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Riddle, Oregon for a two-bedroom apartment is between $966 and $1,180.

2020 Riddle, 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 $699 $815 $1,073 $1,548 $1,824
Payment Standard Range $629 to $769 $734 to $897 $966 to $1,180 $1,393 to $1,703 $1,642 to $2,006

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Riddle, OR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 48
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 32.33%
Average Renter Household Size 2.91
Average Household Size 2.50
Median Household Income $40,208 ±$13,449
Median Rent $563 ±$198
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.33% ± 18.91pp
Total Population 1,164

Population and Household Demographics

Riddle is a City in Douglas County, Oregon with a population of 1,164. There are 464 households in the city with an average household size of 2.50 persons. 32.33% of households in Riddle are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Riddle

The median gross income for households in Riddle is $40,208 a year, or $3,351 a month. The median rent for the city is $563 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Riddle, a household making less than $1,877 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.33% of households who rent are overburdened in Riddle.1

Area Median Income In Riddle

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 Riddle, the AMI is calculated from all households within Douglas County.

In Riddle, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $56,200

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 Riddle

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 Riddle

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,550 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $37,000 $39,350
50% of Median $20,900 $23,850 $26,850 $29,800 $32,200 $34,600 $37,000 $39,350
80% of Median $33,400 $38,200 $42,950 $47,700 $51,550 $55,350 $59,150 $63,000