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Affordable Housing In Three Rivers
Deschutes County, Oregon

Housing Authorities that serve Three Rivers

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 Three Rivers, Oregon

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

Income Based Apartments in Three Rivers, Oregon

Three Rivers 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 Three Rivers, Oregon

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Three Rivers, Oregon

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Three Rivers, Oregon for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,077 and $1,317.

2020 Three Rivers, 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 $838 $986 $1,197 $1,727 $2,102
Payment Standard Range $754 to $922 $887 to $1,085 $1,077 to $1,317 $1,554 to $1,900 $1,892 to $2,312

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Three Rivers, 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 30.41%
Average Renter Household Size 2.53
Average Household Size 2.52
Median Household Income $43,114 ±$6,635
Median Rent $962 ±$72
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.29% ± 20.71pp
Total Population 4,232

Population and Household Demographics

Three Rivers is a city in Deschutes County, Oregon with a population of 4,232. There are 1,677 households in the city with an average household size of 2.52 persons. 30.41% of households in Three Rivers are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Three Rivers

The median gross income for households in Three Rivers is $43,114 a year, or $3,593 a month. The median rent for the city is $962 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Three Rivers, a household making less than $3,207 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.29% of households who rent are overburdened in Three Rivers.

Area Median Income In Three Rivers

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

In Three Rivers, 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 Three Rivers

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 Three Rivers

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,100 $18,400 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $26,850 $30,650 $34,500 $38,300 $41,400 $44,450 $47,500 $50,600
80% of Median $42,950 $49,050 $55,200 $61,300 $66,250 $71,150 $76,050 $80,950