Affordable Housing In Talent
Jackson County, Oregon


Waiting List Openings In Talent

Waiting ListStatus
Housing Authority of Jackson County Other Open Now

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Talent

Talent Patio Village

233 Eva Way
Talent, Oregon
Subsidized

Holiday Gardens - Talent Apartments

220 Holiday Ln
Talent, Oregon
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Talent

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Jackson County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Moderate Rehabilitation

Guide To Affordable Housing in Talent, Oregon

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 440 affordable apartments for rent in Talent, Oregon.

Income Based Apartments in Talent, Oregon

Talent features 384 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 Talent, Oregon

There are 56 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Talent.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Talent, Oregon

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Talent landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Talent.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Talent, Oregon for a two-bedroom apartment is between $939 and $1,147.

2020 Talent, 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 $729 $792 $1,043 $1,505 $1,831
Payment Standard Range $656 to $802 $713 to $871 $939 to $1,147 $1,355 to $1,656 $1,648 to $2,014

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Talent, OR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 440
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 384
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 42.85%
Average Renter Household Size 2.44
Average Household Size 2.30
Median Household Income $36,528 ±$11,401
Median Rent $1,021 ±$102
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.37% ± 15.03pp
Total Population 6,244

Population and Household Demographics

Talent is a City in Jackson County, Oregon with a population of 6,244. There are 2,705 households in the city with an average household size of 2.30 persons. 42.85% of households in Talent are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Talent

The median gross income for households in Talent is $36,528 a year, or $3,044 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,021 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Talent, a household making less than $3,403 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.37% of households who rent are overburdened in Talent.1

Area Median Income In Talent

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 Talent, the AMI is calculated from all households within Jackson County.

In Talent, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $66,300

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 Talent

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 Talent

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,650 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $42,800
50% of Median $22,700 $25,950 $29,200 $32,400 $35,000 $37,600 $40,200 $42,800
80% of Median $36,300 $41,450 $46,650 $51,800 $55,950 $60,100 $64,250 $68,400