Affordable Housing In Dubuque County
Iowa

28 Low Income Apartment Communities In Dubuque County

Marquette Hall

2222 Queen St
Dubuque, Iowa
$500-600
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers
Market Rate
55+

Henry Stout Senior Apartments

125 W 9th St
Dubuque, Iowa
$460-650
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Alverno Apartments

3525 Windsor Ave
Dubuque, Iowa
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Applewood IV Senior Apartments

3275 Pennsylvania Ave
Dubuque, Iowa
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers
Market Rate
55+

Fifthteenth Street Apartments

180 W 15th St
Dubuque, Iowa
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers
Market Rate

Kennedy Point

3395 Kennedy Cir
Dubuque, Iowa
Accepts Vouchers

Sheridan Village

3260 Getty Terrace
Dubuque, Iowa
Subsidized

Hillcrest Apartments

3290 Hillcrest Rd
Dubuque, Iowa
Subsidized

Ecumenical Towers

250 W 6th St
Dubuque, Iowa
Subsidized

Kennedy Park West

2671 Owen Ct
Dubuque, Iowa
Subsidized

Housing Authorities that serve Dubuque County

Housing Authority Programs
Eastern Iowa Regional Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency

Other Housing Authorities located in Dubuque County

Housing Authority Programs
City of Dubuque Housing and Community Development Department Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Moderate Rehabilitation

Guide To Affordable Housing in Dubuque County, Iowa

There are 28 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,143 affordable apartments for rent in Dubuque County, Iowa.

Income Based Apartments in Dubuque County, Iowa

Dubuque County features 437 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 Dubuque County, Iowa

There are 706 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Dubuque County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Dubuque County, Iowa

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

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Dubuque County, IA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 28
Total Low Income Apartments 1,143
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 437
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.57%
Average Renter Household Size 2.09
Average Household Size 2.41
Median Household Income $54,605 ±$1,219
Median Rent $696 ±$18
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.07% ± 3.29pp
Total Population 95,906

Population and Household Demographics

Dubuque County is a County in Iowa with a population of 95,906. There are 37,891 households in the county with an average household size of 2.41 persons. 27.57% of households in Dubuque County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Dubuque County

The median gross income for households in Dubuque County is $54,605 a year, or $4,550 a month. The median rent for the county is $696 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Dubuque County, a household making less than $2,320 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.07% of households who rent are overburdened in Dubuque County.1

Area Median Income In Dubuque 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 Dubuque County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $84,100

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 Dubuque 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 Dubuque County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,100 $19,550 $22,000 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $28,500 $32,600 $36,650 $40,700 $44,000 $47,250 $50,500 $53,750
80% of Median $45,550 $52,050 $58,550 $65,050 $70,300 $75,500 $80,700 $85,900

Cities In Dubuque County

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City Listings Served By
Dubuque 23 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dubuque is the City of Dubuque Housing and Community Development Department.
Epworth 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Epworth is the Eastern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Peosta 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Peosta is the Eastern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Asbury 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Asbury is the Eastern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Worthington 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Worthington is the Eastern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Balltown 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Balltown is the Eastern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Bankston 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bankston is the Eastern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Cascade 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cascade is the Eastern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Durango 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Durango is the Eastern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Farley 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Farley is the Eastern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Graf 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Graf is the Eastern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Holy Cross 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Holy Cross is the Eastern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Rickardsville 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rickardsville is the Eastern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Zwingle 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Zwingle is the Eastern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Bernard 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bernard is the Eastern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Centralia 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Centralia is the Eastern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Luxemburg 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Luxemburg is the Eastern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
New Vienna 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Vienna is the Eastern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Sageville 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sageville is the Eastern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Sherrill 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sherrill is the Eastern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.