The Affordable Rents policy guides the accessibility adaptions that may be available to certain tenants residing in qualified properties within Beaverton City limits.
Grant assistance for accessibility adaptions in qualified properties must be available and meet the following criteria:
Any adaptions must be determined to be of critical need
The tenant must be elderly, defined as 62 years of age, or disabled
The household receiving assistance must be income eligible (household income may not exceed 80% Area Median Income (AMI)
The property where a client lives must be regulated (affordable to households with incomes at or below 80% of the AMI) under Federal, Oregon, Washington, or City of Beaverton guidelines
The household must not be charged a monthly rent that exceeds affordable rents. The City of Beaverton defines affordable rents as the most current Fair Market Rents for Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA MSA, which are:
2020 Efficiency Opens a New Window. = $1,192
2020 One-Bedroom Opens a New Window. = $1,289
2020 Two-Bedroom Opens a New Window. = $1,495
2020 Three-Bedroom Opens a New Window. = $2,157
2020 Four-Bedroom Opens a New Window. = $2,625
The landlord must authorize all modifications that will be made with CDBG funds to the unit prior to the project commencing.