Affordable Housing In West Haven Sylvan
Multnomah County, Oregon

Housing Authorities that serve West Haven Sylvan

Housing Authority Programs
Home Forward Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Moving to Work; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)

Guide To Affordable Housing in West Haven Sylvan, Oregon

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in West Haven Sylvan, Oregon.

Income Based Apartments in West Haven Sylvan, Oregon

West Haven Sylvan 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 West Haven Sylvan, Oregon

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in West Haven Sylvan, Oregon

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in West Haven Sylvan, Oregon for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,382 and $1,690.

2021 West Haven Sylvan, 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
West Haven Sylvan, Oregon Fair Market Rent $1,245 $1,331 $1,536 $2,193 $2,657
West Haven Sylvan, Oregon Payment Standard Range $1,121 to $1,370 $1,198 to $1,464 $1,382 to $1,690 $1,974 to $2,412 $2,391 to $2,923

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

West Haven Sylvan, 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 36.4%
Average Renter Household Size 1.85
Average Household Size 2.10
Median Household Income $86,299 ±$5,064
Median Rent $1,210 ±$105
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 34.14% ± 11.96pp
Total Population 7,991

Population and Household Demographics

West Haven Sylvan is a city in Multnomah County, Oregon with a population of 7,991. There are 3,766 households in the city with an average household size of 2.10 persons. 36.4% of households in West Haven Sylvan are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in West Haven Sylvan

The median gross income for households in West Haven Sylvan is $86,299 a year, or $7,192 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,210 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In West Haven Sylvan, a household making less than $4,033 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 34.14% of households who rent are overburdened in West Haven Sylvan.

Area Median Income In West Haven Sylvan

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 West Haven Sylvan, the AMI is calculated from all households within Multnomah County.

In West Haven Sylvan, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $96,900

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 West Haven Sylvan

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 West Haven Sylvan

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the West Haven Sylvan AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$20,300 $23,200 $26,100 $29,000 $31,350 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the West Haven Sylvan AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$33,850 $38,700 $43,550 $48,350 $52,250 $56,100 $60,000 $63,850
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the West Haven Sylvan AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$54,150 $61,900 $69,650 $77,350 $83,550 $89,750 $95,950 $102,150