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Affordable Housing In Corwith
Hancock County, Iowa

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Corwith

The Phoenix at Corinth

200 Fawkes Avenue
Corwith, Iowa
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Corwith, Iowa

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 40 affordable apartments for rent in Corwith, Iowa.

Income Based Apartments in Corwith, Iowa

Corwith features 0 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 Corwith, Iowa

There are 40 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Corwith.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Corwith, Iowa

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Corwith landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Corwith.

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

2020 Corwith, 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 $546 $687 $873 $1,146
Payment Standard Range $447 to $547 $491 to $601 $618 to $756 $786 to $960 $1,031 to $1,261

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Corwith, IA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 40
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 17.74%
Average Renter Household Size 2.14
Average Household Size 1.89
Median Household Income $37,857 ±$5,872
Median Rent $508 ±$76
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 31.82% ± 46.08pp
Total Population 234

Population and Household Demographics

Corwith is a city in Hancock County, Iowa with a population of 234. There are 124 households in the city with an average household size of 1.89 persons. 17.74% of households in Corwith are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Corwith

The median gross income for households in Corwith is $37,857 a year, or $3,155 a month. The median rent for the city is $508 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Corwith, a household making less than $1,693 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 31.82% of households who rent are overburdened in Corwith.

Area Median Income In Corwith

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Corwith, the AMI is calculated from all households within Hancock County.

In Corwith, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $71,500

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 Corwith

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 Corwith

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