Affordable Housing In Calhoun County

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Calhoun County

Golden Meadows

805 13th Ave
Manson, Iowa
Elderly Supportive Housing

Lake Plaza Apartments

110 Westview Dr
Lake City, Iowa

Lake City Rtrmt

215 S Superior St
Lake City, Iowa

Rock Island Apartments

844 12th Ave
Manson, Iowa
Accepts Vouchers
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Calhoun County, Iowa

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 290 affordable apartments for rent in Calhoun County, Iowa.

Income Based Apartments in Calhoun County, Iowa

Calhoun County features 66 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 Calhoun County, Iowa

There are 224 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Calhoun County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Calhoun County, Iowa

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

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Calhoun County, IA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 290
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 66
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.16%
Average Renter Household Size 2.03
Average Household Size 2.19
Median Household Income $44,921 ±$2,895
Median Rent $517 ±$18
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.24% ± 6.28pp
Total Population 9,914

Population and Household Demographics

Calhoun County is a County in Iowa with a population of 9,914. There are 4,261 households in the county with an average household size of 2.19 persons. 23.16% of households in Calhoun County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Calhoun County

The median gross income for households in Calhoun County is $44,921 a year, or $3,743 a month. The median rent for the county is $517 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Calhoun County, a household making less than $1,723 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.24% of households who rent are overburdened in Calhoun County.1

Area Median Income In Calhoun 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 Calhoun County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $60,600

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 Calhoun 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 Calhoun 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

Cities In Calhoun County

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City Listings Served By
Manson 2
Lake City 2
Farnhamville 0
Jolley 0
Knierim 0
Lohrville 0
Pomeroy 0
Rinard 0
Rockwell City 0
Somers 0
Twin Lakes 0
Yetter 0
Lytton 0