Affordable Housing In Crawford County
Iowa

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Crawford County

Oakwood Manor Apartments

311 N 12th St
Denison, Iowa
Subsidized

Hillside Apartments ~ Denison

1209 N 26th St
Denison, Iowa
Subsidized

Camelot Square

1011 5th Ave N
Denison, Iowa
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Heritage Heights an Eventide Community

118 S 20th St
Denison, Iowa
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Dunlap Assisted Living

1405 Harrison Rd
Dunlap, Iowa

Manilla Development

4th St and N. 5th St.
Manilla, Iowa
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Crawford 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 Crawford County, Iowa

Housing Authority Programs
Region XII Regional Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Family Self-Sufficiency

Guide To Affordable Housing in Crawford County, Iowa

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 148 affordable apartments for rent in Crawford County, Iowa.

Income Based Apartments in Crawford County, Iowa

Crawford County features 138 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 Crawford County, Iowa

There are 10 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Crawford County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Crawford County, Iowa

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Crawford County, Iowa for a two-bedroom apartment is between $665 and $813.

2022 Crawford 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
Crawford County, Iowa Fair Market Rent $534 $606 $739 $914 $1,056
Crawford County, Iowa Payment Standard Range $481 to $587 $545 to $667 $665 to $813 $823 to $1,005 $950 to $1,162

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Crawford County, IA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 148
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 138
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.88%
Average Renter Household Size 2.60
Average Household Size 2.64
Median Household Income $48,084 ±$4,013
Median Rent $541 ±$75
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 34.03% ± 9.47pp
Total Population 17,252

Population and Household Demographics

Crawford County is a county in Iowa with a population of 17,252. There are 6,355 households in the county with an average household size of 2.64 persons. 24.88% of households in Crawford County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Crawford County

The median gross income for households in Crawford County is $48,084 a year, or $4,007 a month. The median rent for the county is $541 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Crawford County, a household making less than $1,803 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 34.03% of households who rent are overburdened in Crawford County.

Area Median Income In Crawford 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 Crawford County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $68,200

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 Crawford 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 Crawford County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Crawford County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,100 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Crawford County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,150 $28,750 $32,350 $35,900 $38,800 $41,650 $44,550 $47,400
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Crawford County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$40,250 $46,000 $51,750 $57,450 $62,050 $66,650 $71,250 $75,850

Cities In Crawford County

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City Served By
Arion The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Arion is the Region XII Regional Housing Authority.
Aspinwall The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Aspinwall is the Region XII Regional Housing Authority.
Buck Grove The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Buck Grove is the Region XII Regional Housing Authority.
Charter Oak The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Charter Oak is the Region XII Regional Housing Authority.
Deloit The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Deloit is the Region XII Regional Housing Authority.
Denison The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Denison is the Region XII Regional Housing Authority.
Dow City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dow City is the Region XII Regional Housing Authority.
Dunlap The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dunlap is the Region XII Regional Housing Authority.
Kiron The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kiron is the Region XII Regional Housing Authority.
Manilla The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Manilla is the Region XII Regional Housing Authority.
Ricketts The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ricketts is the Region XII Regional Housing Authority.
Schleswig The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Schleswig is the Region XII Regional Housing Authority.
Vail The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Vail is the Region XII Regional Housing Authority.
Westside The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Westside is the Region XII Regional Housing Authority.