Affordable Housing In Summerville
Union County, Oregon

Guide To Affordable Housing in Summerville, Oregon

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

Income Based Apartments in Summerville, Oregon

Summerville 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 Summerville, Oregon

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Summerville, Oregon

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

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

2020 Summerville, 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.

Summerville, 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 29.03%
Average Renter Household Size 1.44
Average Household Size 2.52
Median Household Income $38,750 ±$24,637
Median Rent $613 ±$207
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 88.89% ± 190.98pp
Total Population 78

Population and Household Demographics

Summerville is a City in Union County, Oregon with a population of 78. There are 31 households in the city with an average household size of 2.52 persons. 29.03% of households in Summerville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Summerville

The median gross income for households in Summerville is $38,750 a year, or $3,229 a month. The median rent for the city is $613 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Summerville, a household making less than $2,043 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 88.89% of households who rent are overburdened in Summerville.1

Area Median Income In Summerville

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

In Summerville, 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 Summerville

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 Summerville

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