Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Clinton County, IA

Discover affordable housing in Clinton County where there are 25+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Washington Senior Apartments

751 2nd Ave. S., Clinton, Iowa 52732

River Village I & II

402 N Arcade St, Maquoketa, Iowa 52060

Whitetail Run

800 Myatt Dr, Maquoketa, Iowa 52060

Sharon Homes

207 Pleasant St, Lost Nation, Iowa 52254

Park Towers

329 6th Ave S, Clinton, Iowa 52732

Lyons Manor

318 Main Ave, Clinton, Iowa 52732

4th Avenue Lofts

238 4th Ave N, Clinton, Iowa

Church View Apartments

502 Williams St, Grand Mound, Iowa 52751

Van Allen Apartments

200 5th Ave. S., Clinton, Iowa 52732

United Manor

707 14th St, De Witt, Iowa 52742

Armstrong Apartments

721 S 2nd St, Clinton, Iowa 52732

New Directions Housing

2733 S 19th St, Clinton, Iowa 52732

Meadow Heights Apartments

800 28th Ave N, Clinton, Iowa 52732

West Heights Townhomes

1155 14th Ave NW, Clinton, Iowa 52732

Heartland Apartments

1300 East Platt, Maquoketa, Iowa 52060

Pheasant Run Apartments

1303 14th St, De Witt, Iowa 52742

Clinton Block

419 S 2nd St, Clinton, Iowa 52732

Skyline Group Homes

272 36th Ave N, Clinton, Iowa 52732

East Maquoketa Park Apartments

1016 German St, Maquoketa, Iowa 52060

Maquoketa Park Apartments

1002 German St, Maquoketa, Iowa 52060

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Reported On February 23rd, 2024 by Lorena Bentley

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Clinton County, Iowa
$9.78 (+135%) more than Iowa minimum wage and $9.78 (+135%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Clinton 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, Homeownership Voucher, Family Self-Sufficiency programs for Clinton County, Iowa.

Go to the Iowa Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Clinton County.

How many renters live in Clinton County, Iowa?

The County of Clinton County has 46,488 people living in 19,174 households.

There are 10,415 renters living in 5,118 renter households in this County. Renters make up 22.4 percent of the population living in Clinton County.

What is the rental market like in Clinton County, Iowa?

There are an estimated 21,575 housing units in the Clinton County area. Of these, 5,673 units are rental homes, making up 26 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Clinton County, Iowa, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Clinton County?

The rental vacancy rate in Clinton County is 7 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

How many rental units are in Clinton County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Clinton County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
198 1,402 1,848 1,159 436
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Clinton County

A large number of apartments in Clinton County have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Clinton County are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 39 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 15 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Clinton County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $642 to $1,197. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $642
One BR $684
Two BR $899
Three BR $1,111
Four BR $1,197
2024 Fair Market Rents in Clinton County, Iowa

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Clinton County?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 108 55 percent
One BR 923 66 percent
Two BR 1,068 58 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Clinton County, Iowa

How many affordable rental units are in Clinton County?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Clinton County, Iowa including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 360
Public Housing 85
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 179
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 23
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Clinton County, Iowa

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Clinton County, Iowa

Clinton County features 397 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 Clinton County, Iowa

There are 388 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Clinton County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Clinton County, Iowa

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Clinton County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Clinton County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Clinton County, Iowa for a two-bedroom apartment is between $809 and $989.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.