Affordable Housing In Adams County
15 Low Income Apartment Communities In Adams County
Housing Authorities that serve Adams County
|Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Other Housing Authorities located in Adams County
|Corning Housing Commission||Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Adams County, Iowa
There are 15 low income housing apartment communities offering 298 affordable apartments for rent in Adams County, Iowa. Adams County features 171 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 127 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Adams County.
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Adams County, IA Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||15|
|Total Low Income Apartments||298|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||171|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||27.01%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.07|
|Average Household Size||2.18|
|Median Household Income||$48,043 ±$5,022|
|Median Rent||$538 ±$175|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||20.91% ± 7.49pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Adams County is a County in Iowa with a population of 3,892. There are 1,718 households in the county with an average household size of 2.18 persons. 27.01% of households in Adams County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Adams County
The median gross income for households in Adams County is $48,043 a year, or $4,004 a month. The median rent for the county is $538 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Adams County, a household making less than $1,793 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 20.91% of households who rent are overburdened in Adams County.1
Area Median Income In Adams 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 Adams County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,000
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 Adams 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 Adams County HUD Rental Assistance in Adams County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$14,600||$16,910||$21,330||$25,750||$30,170||$34,590||$39,010||$43,430|
|50% of Median||$24,300||$27,800||$31,250||$34,700||$37,500||$40,300||$43,050||$45,850|
|80% of Median||$38,850||$44,400||$49,950||$55,500||$59,950||$64,400||$68,850||$73,300|
Fair Market Rents in Adams 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.
2020 Fair Market Rents
|Studio||One BR||Two BR||Three BR||Four BR|
Cities In Adams County
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|Sheldon||5||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sheldon is the Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.|
|Primghar||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Primghar is the Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.|
|Paullina||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Paullina is the Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.|
|Corning||4||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Corning are the Corning Housing Commission and Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.|
|Lenox||2||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lenox are the Lenox Low Rent Housing Agency and Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.|
|Hartley||3||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hartley is the Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.|
|Prescott||1||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Prescott is the Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.|
|Carbon||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Carbon is the Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.|
|Nodaway||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nodaway is the Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.|