Affordable Housing In Umatilla County

39 Low Income Apartment Communities In Umatilla County

The Links Apartments

310 Klickitat St
Umatilla, OR
Accepts Vouchers

Cottonwood I

610 SE 6th St
Hermiston, OR

Ridgeway Village

725 W Ridgeway Ave
Hermiston, OR

Pendleton Riverside

1300 NW Carden Ave
Pendleton, OR

Cottonwood II

750 SE 6th St
Hermiston, OR

Golden Manor

926 W Orchard Ave
Hermiston, OR

Applewood Village

549 NW Linda Pl
Hermiston, OR
Accepts Vouchers

Sage Court

Sunland & Sage Ave
Hermiston, OR
Accepts Vouchers

Mission Creek

Mission Creek Subdivision
Mission, OR
Accepts Vouchers

Nicht You Way Pu Ineet - the Peoples Homes

Short Mile Rd
Pendleton, OR
Accepts Vouchers

Housing Authorities that serve Umatilla County

Housing Authority Programs
Umatilla County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Umatilla County, Oregon

There are 39 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,564 affordable apartments for rent in Umatilla County, Oregon.

Income Based Apartments in Umatilla County, Oregon

Umatilla County features 687 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 Umatilla County, Oregon

There are 877 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Umatilla County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Umatilla County, Oregon

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Umatilla County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Umatilla County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Umatilla County, Oregon for a two-bedroom apartment is between $753 and $921.

2020 Umatilla County, 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 $545 $666 $837 $1,165 $1,364
Payment Standard Range $491 to $600 $599 to $733 $753 to $921 $1,049 to $1,282 $1,228 to $1,500

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Umatilla County, OR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 39
Total Low Income Apartments 1,564
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 687
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 37.33%
Average Renter Household Size 2.57
Average Household Size 2.70
Median Household Income $48,101 ±$1,992
Median Rent $676 ±$22
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 35.67% ± 4.1pp
Total Population 76,738

Population and Household Demographics

Umatilla County is a County in Oregon with a population of 76,738. There are 26,794 households in the county with an average household size of 2.70 persons. 37.33% of households in Umatilla County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Umatilla County

The median gross income for households in Umatilla County is $48,101 a year, or $4,008 a month. The median rent for the county is $676 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Umatilla County, a household making less than $2,253 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 35.67% of households who rent are overburdened in Umatilla County.1

Area Median Income In Umatilla 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 Umatilla County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,600

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 Umatilla 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 Umatilla County HUD Rental Assistance in Umatilla County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,750 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $37,650 $40,100
50% of Median $21,250 $24,300 $27,350 $30,350 $32,800 $35,250 $37,650 $40,100
80% of Median $34,000 $38,850 $43,700 $48,550 $52,450 $56,350 $60,250 $64,100

Cities In Umatilla County

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City Listings Served By
Hermiston 16 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hermiston is the Umatilla County Housing Authority.
Pendleton 11 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pendleton is the Umatilla County Housing Authority.
Umatilla 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Umatilla is the Umatilla County Housing Authority.
Mission 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mission is the Umatilla County Housing Authority.
Adams 0
Athena 0
Cayuse 0
Echo 0
Gopher Flats 0
Helix 0
Kirkpatrick 0
Milton Freewater 5
Pilot Rock 1
Riverside 0
Stanfield 0
Tutuilla 0
Ukiah 0
Umapine 0
Weston 0
Milton-Freewater 1