Affordable Housing In Fremont County
11 Low Income Apartment Communities In Fremont County
Housing Authorities that serve Fremont County
|Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Other Housing Authorities located in Fremont County
|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|
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|
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|
Cities In Fremont County
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|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.|