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Affordable Housing In Davis County

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Davis County

Bloomfield Comm Hsg Project 02-4

402 E South St
Bloomfield, Iowa

Settlers Grove Inc

310 West Main
Drakesville, Iowa
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Housing Authorities that serve Davis County

Housing Authority Programs
Area XV Multi-County Housing Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Davis County, Iowa

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 28 affordable apartments for rent in Davis County, Iowa.

Income Based Apartments in Davis County, Iowa

Davis County features 4 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 Davis County, Iowa

There are 24 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Davis County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Davis County, Iowa

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Davis County, Iowa for a two-bedroom apartment is between $626 and $765.

2020 Davis 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
Fair Market Rent $503 $550 $695 $911 $945
Payment Standard Range $453 to $553 $495 to $605 $626 to $765 $820 to $1,002 $851 to $1,040

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Davis County, IA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 28
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 4
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 20.7%
Average Renter Household Size 2.77
Average Household Size 2.73
Median Household Income $48,888 ±$2,904
Median Rent $582 ±$43
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 35.11% ± 8.48pp
Total Population 8,742

Population and Household Demographics

Davis County is a county in Iowa with a population of 8,742. There are 3,165 households in the county with an average household size of 2.73 persons. 20.7% of households in Davis County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Davis County

The median gross income for households in Davis County is $48,888 a year, or $4,074 a month. The median rent for the county is $582 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Davis County, a household making less than $1,940 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 35.11% of households who rent are overburdened in Davis County.

Area Median Income In Davis 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 Davis County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $71,000

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 Davis 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 Davis County

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

Cities In Davis County

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City Served By
Bloomfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bloomfield is the Area XV Multi-County Housing Agency.
Drakesville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Drakesville is the Area XV Multi-County Housing Agency.
Floris The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Floris is the Area XV Multi-County Housing Agency.
Pulaski The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pulaski is the Area XV Multi-County Housing Agency.