Affordable Housing In Yamhill County
Oregon

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There are 21 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 876 affordable apartments for rent in Yamhill County, Oregon. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with about 449 apartments that set rent based on your income. Often referred to as "HUD apartments", there are 48 Project-Based Section 8 subsidized apartments in Yamhill County. There are 941 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 Yamhill County is the Housing Authority of Yamhill County.

Affordable Apartments in Yamhill County

201 SW Agee St
Mcminnville, Oregon
Villa West Apartments is a 48 unit low income housing apartment community in Mcminnville.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Project-Based Section 8 Low Income Housing Tax Credit Project Based Rental Assistance Accepts Housing Choice Vouchers
3105 Middlebrook Dr
Newberg, Oregon
Springbrook Place is a 15 unit low income housing apartment community in Newberg.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities Project Based Rental Assistance Accessible Units Persons With Disabilities
611 Sitka Ave
Newberg, Oregon
Camellia Court is a 24 unit low income housing apartment community in Newberg.
Apartments in this community are not rent subsidized. However, this apartment community has rents considered affordable for low income families in Newberg.
Low Income Housing Tax Credit Accepts Housing Choice Vouchers
1678 SW Wright St
Mcminnville, Oregon
Ha of Yamhill County is a 12 unit low income housing apartment community in Mcminnville.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Public Housing
735 NE Cowls St
Mcminnville, Oregon
Hendricks Place is a 6 unit low income housing apartment community in Mcminnville.
Apartments in this community are not rent subsidized. However, this apartment community has rents considered affordable for low income families in Mcminnville.
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Housing Authorities that serve Yamhill County

The Housing Authority of Yamhill County is a Section 8 and Public Housing public housing agency in Mcminnville, Oregon.

Understanding Affordable Housing in Yamhill County, Oregon

Yamhill County, OR Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 21
Total Low Income Apartments 876
Total Rent Assisted Apartments 449
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 32.6%
Average Renter Household Size 2.79
Total Population 101,119
Housing Units 34,425
Average Household Size 2.78
Median Household Income $53,423 ±$2,829
Median Rent $900 ±$34
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 51.83% ± 4.33pp

Population and Household Demographics

Yamhill County is a County in Oregon with a population of 101,119. There are 34,425 households in the county with an average household size of 2.78 persons. 32.6% of households in Yamhill County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Yamhill County

The median gross income for households in Yamhill County is $53,423 a year, or $4,452 a month. The median rent for the county is $900 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Yamhill County, a household making less than $3,000 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 51.83% of households who rent are overburdened in Yamhill County.1

Data derived from 2010 Census and 2015 5-Year American Community Survey. Learn More.
1 Margin of Error: ± 4.33 percentage points.

Area Median Income In Yamhill 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 Yamhill County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $74,700

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 Yamhill 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.

Yamhill 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% $15,700 $17,950 $20,420 $24,600 $28,780 $32,960 $37,140 $41,320
50% $26,150 $29,900 $33,650 $37,350 $40,350 $43,350 $46,350 $49,350
80% $41,850 $47,800 $53,800 $59,750 $64,550 $69,350 $74,100 $78,900

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 Yamhill County

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

From 1987 to 2011, 11 low income apartment communities containing 464 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Yamhill County by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

You can identify apartment communities that participate in the program in Yamhill 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.

Yamhill 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% $26,150 $29,900 $33,650 $37,350 $40,350 $43,350 $46,350 $49,350
HERA 50% $26,300 $30,050 $33,800 $37,550 $40,600 $43,600 $46,600 $49,600
60% $31,380 $35,880 $40,380 $44,820 $48,420 $52,020 $55,620 $59,220
HERA 60% $31,560 $36,060 $40,560 $45,060 $48,720 $52,320 $55,920 $59,520

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 Yamhill County is $40,380 a year, or $3,365 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $3,365 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $1,010 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% $654 $701 $841 $971 $1,084 $1,196
60% $785 $841 $1,010 $1,166 $1,301 $1,436
Fair Market Rents in Yamhill 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
$946 $1,053 $1,242 $1,808 $2,188

Cities In Yamhill County

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Amity 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Amity is the Housing Authority of Yamhill County.
Carlton 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Carlton is the Housing Authority of Yamhill County.
Dayton 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dayton is the Housing Authority of Yamhill County.
Dundee 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dundee is the Housing Authority of Yamhill County.
Lafayette 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lafayette is the Housing Authority of Yamhill County.
Mcminnville 13 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mcminnville is the Housing Authority of Yamhill County.
Newberg 5 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Newberg is the Housing Authority of Yamhill County.
Sheridan 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sheridan is the Housing Authority of Yamhill County.
Yamhill 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Yamhill is the Housing Authority of Yamhill County.