Affordable Housing In Tillamook County
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There are 6 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 254 affordable apartments for rent in Tillamook County, Oregon. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with about 93 apartments that set rent based on your income. Often referred to as "HUD apartments", there are 0 Project-Based Section 8 subsidized apartments in Tillamook County. There are 340 other low income apartments that don't have rental assistance but are still considered to be affordable housing for low income families.

The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tillamook County is the Northwest Oregon Housing Authority.

Affordable Apartments in Tillamook County

4210 Marolf Road, Suite A
Tillamook, Oregon
Meadow Glen Apartments is a 31 unit low income housing apartment community in Tillamook.
Apartments in this community are not rent subsidized. However, this apartment community has rents considered affordable for low income families in Tillamook.
Low Income Housing Tax Credit Section 515 Rural Rental Housing Accepts Housing Choice Vouchers
895 3rd St
Tillamook, Oregon
Sheridan Square Apartments I is a 27 unit low income housing apartment community in Tillamook.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Low Income Housing Tax Credit Section 515 Rural Rental Housing HOME Rural Development Rental Assistance Project Based Rental Assistance Accepts Housing Choice Vouchers
4713 Brookfield Ave
Tillamook, Oregon
Champion Park Apartments is a 64 unit low income housing apartment community in Tillamook.
Apartments in this community are not rent subsidized. However, this apartment community has rents considered affordable for low income families in Tillamook.
Low Income Housing Tax Credit Accepts Housing Choice Vouchers
804 Chestnut Dr
Tillamook, Oregon
Golden Eagle 2 is a 32 unit low income housing apartment community in Tillamook.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Section 515 Rural Rental Housing Rural Development Rental Assistance Project Based Rental Assistance
4317 Brookfield Ave
Tillamook, Oregon
Champion Park Apartments Phase II is a 66 unit low income housing apartment community in Tillamook.
Apartments in this community are not rent subsidized. However, this apartment community has rents considered affordable for low income families in Tillamook.
Low Income Housing Tax Credit Accepts Housing Choice Vouchers

Housing Authorities that serve Tillamook County

The Northwest Oregon Housing Authority is a Section 8 public housing agency in Warrenton, Oregon.

Understanding Affordable Housing in Tillamook County, Oregon

Tillamook County, OR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 254
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

Data derived from 2010 Census and 2015 5-Year American Community Survey. Learn More.
1 Margin of Error: ± 7.56 percentage points.

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 $51,700

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.

Tillamook County HUD Rental Assistance Income Limits

AMI Band 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% $12,060 $16,240 $20,420 $24,600 $28,780 $30,950 $33,050 $35,200
50% $18,700 $21,350 $24,000 $26,650 $28,800 $30,950 $33,050 $35,200
80% $29,900 $34,150 $38,400 $42,650 $46,100 $49,500 $52,900 $56,300

You can identify apartment communities that participate in a program that provides rental assistance by looking for the tags in the apartment list above. View Apartments.

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.

You can identify apartment communities that participate in the program in Tillamook County by looking for the tag in the apartment list above. View Apartments.

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.

Tillamook County Low Income Housing Tax Credit Income Limits

AMI Band 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% $18,700 $21,350 $24,000 $26,650 $28,800 $30,950 $33,050 $35,200
HERA 50% $19,450 $22,200 $25,000 $27,750 $30,000 $32,200 $34,450 $36,650
60% $22,440 $25,620 $28,800 $31,980 $34,560 $37,140 $39,660 $42,240
HERA 60% $23,340 $26,640 $30,000 $33,300 $36,000 $38,640 $41,340 $43,980

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 $28,800 a year, or $2,400 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $2,400 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $720 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 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 1 Bed 5 Bed
50% $468 $501 $600 $693 $774 $853
60% $561 $601 $720 $832 $929 $1,024
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.

2017 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$506 $598 $789 $1,132 $1,163

Cities In Tillamook County

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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.
Nehalem 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nehalem 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.
Tillamook 6 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tillamook is the Northwest Oregon Housing Authority.
Wheeler 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wheeler is the Northwest Oregon Housing Authority.