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Affordable Housing In Sherman County

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Sherman County

Sagewind Manor

200 Dewey St
Moro, Oregon
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Housing Authorities that serve Sherman County

Housing Authority Programs
Mid-Columbia Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Sherman County, Oregon

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 9 affordable apartments for rent in Sherman County, Oregon.

Income Based Apartments in Sherman County, Oregon

Sherman County 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 Sherman County, Oregon

There are 9 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Sherman County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Sherman County, Oregon

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Sherman County, Oregon for a two-bedroom apartment is between $773 and $945.

2020 Sherman County, 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 $560 $675 $859 $1,159 $1,164
Payment Standard Range $504 to $616 $608 to $743 $773 to $945 $1,043 to $1,275 $1,048 to $1,280

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Sherman County, OR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 9
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 38.43%
Average Renter Household Size 2.47
Average Household Size 2.22
Median Household Income $38,362 ±$5,362
Median Rent $701 ±$81
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.04% ± 10.97pp
Total Population 1,795

Population and Household Demographics

Sherman County is a county in Oregon with a population of 1,795. There are 804 households in the county with an average household size of 2.22 persons. 38.43% of households in Sherman County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Sherman County

The median gross income for households in Sherman County is $38,362 a year, or $3,197 a month. The median rent for the county is $701 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Sherman County, a household making less than $2,337 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.04% of households who rent are overburdened in Sherman County.

Area Median Income In Sherman County

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.

In Sherman County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $69,500

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 Sherman County

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 Sherman County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,600 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $24,350 $27,800 $31,300 $34,750 $37,550 $40,350 $43,100 $45,900
80% of Median $38,950 $44,500 $50,050 $55,600 $60,050 $64,500 $68,950 $73,400

Cities In Sherman County

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City Served By
Biggs Junction The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Biggs Junction is the Mid-Columbia Housing Authority.
Grass Valley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Grass Valley is the Mid-Columbia Housing Authority.
Moro The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Moro is the Mid-Columbia Housing Authority.
Rufus The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rufus is the Mid-Columbia Housing Authority.
Wasco The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wasco is the Mid-Columbia Housing Authority.