Low Income Apartments In Fairfield
Jefferson County, Iowa

Low Income Apartments In Fairfield

Logan Apartments

404 S 4th St
Fairfield, IA

Calu Apartments

205 W Briggs Ave
Fairfield, IA
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North Bay Apartments

210 E Pierce Ave
Fairfield, IA

Jackson Point

802 W Jackson Ave
Fairfield, IA
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Lantern Park Assoc

207 E Buchanan Ave
Fairfield, IA

Villa Garden Apartments

201 E Buchanan Ave
Fairfield, IA

Wagon Wheel - 208 S Court St

208 S Court St
Fairfield, IA
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There are 7 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 212 affordable apartments for rent in Fairfield, Iowa. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with about 161 apartments that set rent based on your income. Often referred to as "HUD apartments", there are 72 Project-Based Section 8 subsidized apartments in Fairfield. There are 51 other low income apartments that don't have rental assistance but are still considered to be affordable housing for low income families.

Housing Authorities that serve Fairfield

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Fairfield, Iowa

Fairfield, IA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 212
Total Rent Assisted Apartments 161
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 42.21%
Average Renter Household Size 1.96
Total Population 9,739
Housing Units 3,961
Average Household Size 2.12
Median Household Income $37,162 ±$4,724
Median Rent $646 ±$72
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 40.55% ± 9.54pp

Population and Household Demographics

Fairfield is a City in Jefferson County, Iowa with a population of 9,739. There are 3,961 households in the city with an average household size of 2.12 persons. 42.21% of households in Fairfield are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Fairfield

The median gross income for households in Fairfield is $37,162 a year, or $3,097 a month. The median rent for the city is $646 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Fairfield, a household making less than $2,153 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 40.55% of households who rent are overburdened in Fairfield.1

Fair Market Rents in Fairfield

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2019 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$479 $564 $746 $935 $1,310