Affordable Housing In Audubon County
3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Audubon County
Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Audubon County, Iowa
Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.
Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.
Public Housing Agencies Serving Audubon County, Iowa
|Region XII Regional Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Family Self-Sufficiency|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Audubon County, Iowa
There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 150 affordable apartments for rent in Audubon County, Iowa.
Income Based Apartments in Audubon County, Iowa
Audubon County features 132 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 Audubon County, Iowa
There are 18 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Audubon County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Audubon County, Iowa
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Audubon County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Audubon County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Audubon County, Iowa for a two-bedroom apartment is between $665 and $813.
2022 Audubon 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|
|Audubon County, Iowa Fair Market Rent||$534||$562||$739||$914||$1,002|
|Audubon County, Iowa Payment Standard Range||$481 to $587||$506 to $618||$665 to $813||$823 to $1,005||$902 to $1,102|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Audubon County, IA Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||3|
|Total Low Income Apartments||150|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||132|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||17.6%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.16|
|Average Household Size||2.15|
|Median Household Income||$46,979 ±$4,662|
|Median Rent||$547 ±$51|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||21.15% ± 6.94pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Audubon County is a county in Iowa with a population of 5,869. There are 2,659 households in the county with an average household size of 2.15 persons. 17.6% of households in Audubon County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Audubon County
The median gross income for households in Audubon County is $46,979 a year, or $3,915 a month. The median rent for the county is $547 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Audubon County, a household making less than $1,823 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 21.15% of households who rent are overburdened in Audubon County.
Area Median Income In Audubon 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 Audubon County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $63,900
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 Audubon 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 Audubon County
|1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Audubon County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Audubon County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Audubon County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Audubon County
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|Audubon||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Audubon is the Region XII Regional Housing Authority.|
|Brayton||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brayton is the Region XII Regional Housing Authority.|
|Exira||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Exira is the Region XII Regional Housing Authority.|
|Gray||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gray is the Region XII Regional Housing Authority.|
|Kimballton||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kimballton is the Region XII Regional Housing Authority.|