Affordable Housing In Tillamook County
Oregon

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Tillamook County

Pine Avenue Apartments

403 Pine Ave
Tillamook, OR
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Champion Park Apartments

4317 Brookfield Ave
Tillamook, OR
HCV Welcome

Meadow Glen Apartments

4210 Marolf Road, Suite A
Tillamook, OR
HCV Welcome

Sheridan Square Apartments I

895 3rd St
Tillamook, OR
HCV Welcome
Subsidized

Golden Eagle 2

804 Chestnut Dr
Tillamook, OR
Subsidized

Evergreen Garden Apartments

3810 12th St
Tillamook, OR
Subsidized
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There are 6 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 220 affordable apartments for rent in Tillamook County. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with 93 apartments that set rent based on your income. In Tillamook County, HUD housing programs support 0 rental assistance apartments through programs like Project-based Section 8. There are 127 other low income apartments that don't have rental assistance but are cheaper than market rate rents.

Housing Authorities that serve Tillamook County

Housing Authority Programs
Northwest Oregon Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Tillamook County, Oregon

Tillamook County, OR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 220
Total Rent Assisted Apartments 93
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.57%
Average Renter Household Size 2.76
Total Population 25,430
Housing Units 10,094
Average Household Size 2.45
Median Household Income $42,581 ±$2,666
Median Rent $837 ±$46
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49.05% ± 7.56pp

Population and Household Demographics

Tillamook County is a County in Oregon with a population of 25,430. There are 10,094 households in the county with an average household size of 2.45 persons. 27.57% of households in Tillamook County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Tillamook County

The median gross income for households in Tillamook County is $42,581 a year, or $3,548 a month. The median rent for the county is $837 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Tillamook County, a household making less than $2,790 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.05% of households who rent are overburdened in Tillamook County.1

Area Median Income In Tillamook 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 Tillamook County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $55,800

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 Tillamook 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 Tillamook County HUD Rental Assistance in Tillamook County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,490 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $33,350 $35,650 $37,950
50% of Median $20,150 $23,000 $25,900 $28,750 $31,050 $33,350 $35,650 $37,950
80% of Median $32,200 $36,800 $41,400 $46,000 $49,700 $53,400 $57,050 $60,750
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Tillamook County

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.

From 1990 to 2004, 5 low income apartment communities containing 205 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Tillamook County by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Tillamook County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $20,150 $23,000 $25,900 $28,750 $31,050 $33,350 $35,650 $37,950
60% of Median $24,180 $27,600 $31,080 $34,500 $37,260 $40,020 $42,780 $45,540

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Tillamook County is $31,080 a year, or $2,590 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $2,590 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $777 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $504 $539 $648 $748 $834 $920
60% $605 $647 $777 $897 $1,001 $1,104
Fair Market Rents in Tillamook County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2019 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$593 $610 $806 $1,129 $1,133

Cities In Tillamook County

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City Listings Served By
Tillamook 6 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tillamook is the Northwest Oregon Housing Authority.
Nehalem 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nehalem is the Northwest Oregon Housing Authority.
Bay City 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bay City is the Northwest Oregon Housing Authority.
Bayside Gardens 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bayside Gardens is the Northwest Oregon Housing Authority.
Beaver 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Beaver is the Northwest Oregon Housing Authority.
Cape Meares 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cape Meares is the Northwest Oregon Housing Authority.
Cloverdale 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cloverdale is the Northwest Oregon Housing Authority.
Garibaldi 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Garibaldi is the Northwest Oregon Housing Authority.
Hebo 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hebo is the Northwest Oregon Housing Authority.
Idaville 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Idaville is the Northwest Oregon Housing Authority.
Manzanita 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Manzanita is the Northwest Oregon Housing Authority.
Neahkahnie 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Neahkahnie is the Northwest Oregon Housing Authority.
Neskowin 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Neskowin is the Northwest Oregon Housing Authority.
Netarts 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Netarts is the Northwest Oregon Housing Authority.
Oceanside 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oceanside is the Northwest Oregon Housing Authority.
Pacific City 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pacific City is the Northwest Oregon Housing Authority.
Rockaway Beach 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rockaway Beach is the Northwest Oregon Housing Authority.
Wheeler 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wheeler is the Northwest Oregon Housing Authority.