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Affordable Housing In Appanoose County
Iowa

8 Low Income Apartment Communities In Appanoose County

Centerville Senior Lofts

421 N Main Street
Centerville, Iowa
$418-650
1-2 BR
55+

Shamrock Heights

1020 Shamrock Ln
Centerville, Iowa
Subsidized

The Landings

1110 E Cross St
Centerville, Iowa

Moravia Community Housing

302 S Brandon Ave
Moravia, Iowa
Subsidized

Moulton Development Corporation

108 W Broadway St
Moulton, Iowa

317 E Oak St

317 E Oak St
Centerville, Iowa

Centerville Housing Inc Project 01 - 9

1315 E Cross St
Centerville, Iowa
Subsidized

Mystic Housing Corp

1st and School St.
Mystic, Iowa
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Housing Authorities that serve Appanoose County

Housing Authority Programs
Area XV Multi-County Housing Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Appanoose County, Iowa

There are 8 low income housing apartment communities offering 995 affordable apartments for rent in Appanoose County, Iowa.

Income Based Apartments in Appanoose County, Iowa

Appanoose County features 677 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 Appanoose County, Iowa

There are 318 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Appanoose County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Appanoose County, Iowa

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Appanoose County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Appanoose County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Appanoose County, Iowa for a two-bedroom apartment is between $618 and $756.

2020 Appanoose County, Iowa 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 $497 $522 $687 $856 $944
Payment Standard Range $447 to $547 $470 to $574 $618 to $756 $770 to $942 $850 to $1,038

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Appanoose County, IA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 8
Total Low Income Apartments 995
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 677
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.51%
Average Renter Household Size 1.95
Average Household Size 2.28
Median Household Income $41,394 ±$1,872
Median Rent $536 ±$26
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 36.67% ± 6.9pp
Total Population 12,669

Population and Household Demographics

Appanoose County is a county in Iowa with a population of 12,669. There are 5,481 households in the county with an average household size of 2.28 persons. 27.51% of households in Appanoose County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Appanoose County

The median gross income for households in Appanoose County is $41,394 a year, or $3,450 a month. The median rent for the county is $536 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Appanoose County, a household making less than $1,787 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.67% of households who rent are overburdened in Appanoose County.

Area Median Income In Appanoose 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 Appanoose County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $57,200

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 Appanoose 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 HUD Rental Assistance in Appanoose County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,250 $17,400 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $25,400 $29,000 $32,650 $36,250 $39,150 $42,050 $44,950 $47,850
80% of Median $40,600 $46,400 $52,200 $58,000 $62,650 $67,300 $71,950 $76,600

Cities In Appanoose County

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City Served By
Centerville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Centerville are the Centerville Municipal Housing Agency and Area XV Multi-County Housing Agency.
Cincinnati The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cincinnati is the Area XV Multi-County Housing Agency.
Exline The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Exline is the Area XV Multi-County Housing Agency.
Moravia The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Moravia is the Area XV Multi-County Housing Agency.
Moulton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Moulton is the Area XV Multi-County Housing Agency.
Mystic The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mystic is the Area XV Multi-County Housing Agency.
Numa The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Numa is the Area XV Multi-County Housing Agency.
Plano The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Plano is the Area XV Multi-County Housing Agency.
Rathbun The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rathbun is the Area XV Multi-County Housing Agency.
Udell The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Udell is the Area XV Multi-County Housing Agency.
Unionville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Unionville is the Area XV Multi-County Housing Agency.