Affordable Housing In Dickinson County

11 Low Income Apartment Communities In Dickinson County

Sunrise Apartments

2300 23rd St
Spirit Lake, Iowa

The Antlers

1703 Hill Ave
Spirit Lake, Iowa
Accepts Vouchers

River West Apartments

674 Us Highway 71
Milford, Iowa
Accepts Vouchers

Milford Housing 1 01 - 7

1007 H Ave
Milford, Iowa

Silver Lake Apartments

212 E 4th St
Lake Park, Iowa
Accepts Vouchers

Sunrise Ltd 7 050

1901 23rd St
Spirit Lake, Iowa

Arapahoe Village Apartments

2104 Jackson Ave
Spirit Lake, Iowa
Accepts Vouchers

Lakeside Apartments

664 Terrace Park Blvd
Milford, Iowa
Accepts Vouchers

Lakewood Court

607 15th St
Spirit Lake, Iowa
Accepts Vouchers

River West Apartments, L.

3200 Okoboji Ave
Milford, Iowa
Accepts Vouchers

Other Housing Authorities located in Dickinson County

Housing Authority Programs
Low Rent Housing Agency of Spirit Lake Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Dickinson County, Iowa

There are 11 low income housing apartment communities offering 324 affordable apartments for rent in Dickinson County, Iowa.

Income Based Apartments in Dickinson County, Iowa

Dickinson County features 164 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 Dickinson County, Iowa

There are 160 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Dickinson County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Dickinson County, Iowa

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

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Dickinson County, IA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 11
Total Low Income Apartments 324
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 164
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.51%
Average Renter Household Size 1.99
Average Household Size 2.14
Median Household Income $57,265 ±$2,366
Median Rent $643 ±$30
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 33.87% ± 7.36pp
Total Population 16,967

Population and Household Demographics

Dickinson County is a County in Iowa with a population of 16,967. There are 7,804 households in the county with an average household size of 2.14 persons. 24.51% of households in Dickinson County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Dickinson County

The median gross income for households in Dickinson County is $57,265 a year, or $4,772 a month. The median rent for the county is $643 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Dickinson County, a household making less than $2,143 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.87% of households who rent are overburdened in Dickinson County.1

Area Median Income In Dickinson 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 Dickinson County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $79,000

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 Dickinson 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 Dickinson County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,600 $19,000 $21,350 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $27,650 $31,600 $35,550 $39,500 $42,700 $45,850 $49,000 $52,150
80% of Median $44,250 $50,600 $56,900 $63,200 $68,300 $73,350 $78,400 $83,450

Cities In Dickinson County

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City Listings Served By
Spirit Lake 6 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Spirit Lake is the Low Rent Housing Agency of Spirit Lake.
Milford 4
Lake Park 1
Orleans 0
Superior 0
Wahpeton 0
West Okoboji 0
Arnolds Park 0
Okoboji 0
Terril 0