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Affordable Housing In Minonk
Woodford County, Illinois

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Minonk

Pleasant Valley

225 S Walnut St
Minonk, Illinois
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Housing Authorities that serve Minonk

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the County of Ford Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Woodford County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Minonk, Illinois

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 64 affordable apartments for rent in Minonk, Illinois.

Income Based Apartments in Minonk, Illinois

Minonk features 64 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 Minonk, Illinois

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Minonk, Illinois

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Minonk landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Minonk.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Minonk, Illinois for a two-bedroom apartment is between $695 and $849.

2020 Minonk, Illinois 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 $564 $606 $772 $998 $1,082
Payment Standard Range $508 to $620 $545 to $667 $695 to $849 $898 to $1,098 $974 to $1,190

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Minonk, IL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 64
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 64
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 18.64%
Average Renter Household Size 2.73
Average Household Size 2.45
Median Household Income $50,776 ±$6,515
Median Rent $769 ±$110
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 9.74% ± 9.95pp
Total Population 2,087

Population and Household Demographics

Minonk is a city in Woodford County, Illinois with a population of 2,087. There are 826 households in the city with an average household size of 2.45 persons. 18.64% of households in Minonk are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Minonk

The median gross income for households in Minonk is $50,776 a year, or $4,231 a month. The median rent for the city is $769 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Minonk, a household making less than $2,563 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 9.74% of households who rent are overburdened in Minonk.

Area Median Income In Minonk

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 Minonk, the AMI is calculated from all households within Woodford County.

In Minonk, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $79,600

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 Minonk

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 Minonk

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,750 $19,150 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $27,900 $31,850 $35,850 $39,800 $43,000 $46,200 $49,400 $52,550
80% of Median $44,600 $51,000 $57,350 $63,700 $68,800 $73,900 $79,000 $84,100