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Affordable Housing In Fremont County
Iowa

11 Low Income Apartment Communities In Fremont County

Shenwood Apartments

27 Keith Dr
Shenandoah, Iowa
Call For Rent
2 BR

Nishna Productions Group Home

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

Autumn Park Apartments ~ Shenandoah

201 N Blossom St
Shenandoah, Iowa
Subsidized

Tabor Dev Corp

623 Main St
Tabor, Iowa
Subsidized

Sidney Apartments

909 W
Sidney, Iowa

Park Washington Plaza

1401A Washington St
Hamburg, Iowa

Valley Apartments

302 S Iowa St
Shenandoah, Iowa

Heritage Terrace

901 Clay St
Sidney, Iowa

Admiral Manor

714 Jackson Ave
Farragut, Iowa

Valley View Villa

204 W Orange St
Tabor, Iowa

Housing Authorities that serve Fremont County

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

Income Based Apartments in Fremont County, Iowa

Fremont County features 262 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 Fremont County, Iowa

There are 416 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Fremont County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Fremont County, Iowa

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Fremont County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Fremont County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Fremont County, Iowa for a two-bedroom apartment is between $618 and $756.

2020 Fremont County, Iowa Fair Market Rents and Housing Choice Voucher Payment Standards

Fair Market Rents can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Fair Market Rents are used by HUD to establish payment and rent standards for federal rental assistance programs like the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
Fair Market Rent $497 $522 $687 $871 $952
Payment Standard Range $447 to $547 $470 to $574 $618 to $756 $784 to $958 $857 to $1,047

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.

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 $70,100

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 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 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 $15,250 $17,400 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $25,400 $29,000 $32,650 $36,250 $39,150 $42,050 $44,950 $47,850
80% of Median $40,600 $46,400 $52,200 $58,000 $62,650 $67,300 $71,950 $76,600

Cities In Fremont County

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