Affordable Housing In Fremont County
Iowa

11 Low Income Apartment Communities In Fremont County

Shenwood Apartments

27 Keith Dr
Shenandoah, IA
Call For Rent
2 BR

Nishna Productions Group Home

304 W Valley Ave
Shenandoah, IA
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Autumn Park Apartments ~ Shenandoah

201 N Blossom St
Shenandoah, IA
Subsidized

Tabor Dev Corp

623 Main St
Tabor, IA
Subsidized

Sidney Apartments

909 W
Sidney, IA

Park Washington Plaza

1401A Washington St
Hamburg, IA

Valley Apartments

302 S Iowa St
Shenandoah, IA
HCV Welcome

Heritage Terrace

901 Clay St
Sidney, IA

Admiral Manor

714 Jackson Ave
Farragut, IA

Valley View Villa

204 W Orange St
Tabor, IA

Housing Authorities that serve Fremont County

Housing Authority Programs
Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Other Housing Authorities located in Fremont County

Housing Authority Programs
Low Rent Housing Agency of Hamburg Public Housing
Low Rent Housing Agency of Sidney Public Housing
Low Rent Housing Agency of Farragut Public Housing
Tabor Low Rent Housing Agency Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Fremont County, Iowa

There are 11 low income housing apartment communities offering 678 affordable apartments for rent in Fremont County, Iowa. Fremont County features 262 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 416 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Fremont County.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Fremont County, IA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 11
Total Low Income Apartments 678
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 262
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.17%
Average Renter Household Size 2.43
Average Household Size 2.36
Median Household Income $53,324 ±$2,830
Median Rent $608 ±$37
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 35.57% ± 6.2pp
Total Population 7,106

Population and Household Demographics

Fremont County is a County in Iowa with a population of 7,106. There are 2,954 households in the county with an average household size of 2.36 persons. 24.17% of households in Fremont County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Fremont County

The median gross income for households in Fremont County is $53,324 a year, or $4,444 a month. The median rent for the county is $608 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Fremont County, a household making less than $2,027 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 35.57% of households who rent are overburdened in Fremont County.1

Area Median Income In Fremont 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 Fremont County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $67,400

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 Fremont 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 Fremont County HUD Rental Assistance in Fremont County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,600 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $24,300 $27,800 $31,250 $34,700 $37,500 $40,300 $43,050 $45,850
80% of Median $38,850 $44,400 $49,950 $55,500 $59,950 $64,400 $68,850 $73,300
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Fremont County

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.

From 1995 to 1995, 1 low income apartment communities containing 48 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Fremont County by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Fremont County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $24,300 $27,800 $31,250 $34,700 $37,500 $40,300 $43,050 $45,850
60% of Median $29,160 $33,360 $37,500 $41,640 $45,000 $48,360 $51,660 $55,020

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Fremont County is $37,500 a year, or $3,125 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $3,125 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $938 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $608 $651 $781 $903 $1,008 $1,111
60% $729 $782 $938 $1,083 $1,209 $1,334
Fair Market Rents in Fremont County

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.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$497 $522 $687 $871 $952

Cities In Fremont County

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City Listings Served By
Tabor 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Tabor are the Tabor Low Rent Housing Agency and Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Shenandoah 5 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Shenandoah are the Shenandoah Low Rent Housing Agency and Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Hamburg 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hamburg are the Low Rent Housing Agency of Hamburg and Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Sidney 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Sidney are the Low Rent Housing Agency of Sidney and Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Anderson 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Anderson is the Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Bartlett 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bartlett is the Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Farragut 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Farragut is the Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Imogene 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Imogene is the Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Thurman 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Thurman is the Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Percival 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Percival is the Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Randolph 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Randolph is the Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Riverton 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Riverton is the Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.