Affordable Housing In Gillett Grove
Clay County, Iowa

Guide To Affordable Housing in Gillett Grove, Iowa

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Gillett Grove, Iowa.

Income Based Apartments in Gillett Grove, Iowa

Gillett Grove features 0 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 Gillett Grove, Iowa

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Gillett Grove.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Gillett Grove, Iowa

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Gillett Grove landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Gillett Grove.

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

2020 Gillett Grove, 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 $968 $1,154
Payment Standard Range $447 to $547 $470 to $574 $618 to $756 $871 to $1,065 $1,039 to $1,269

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Gillett Grove, IA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 42.31%
Average Renter Household Size 1.64
Average Household Size 2.15
Median Household Income $0 ±$0
Median Rent $525 ±$59
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 36.36% ± 145.11pp
Total Population 56

Population and Household Demographics

Gillett Grove is a City in Clay County, Iowa with a population of 56. There are 26 households in the city with an average household size of 2.15 persons. 42.31% of households in Gillett Grove are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Gillett Grove

The median gross income for households in Gillett Grove is $0 a year, or $0 a month. The median rent for the city is $525 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Gillett Grove, a household making less than $1,750 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.36% of households who rent are overburdened in Gillett Grove.1

Area Median Income In Gillett Grove

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Gillett Grove, the AMI is calculated from all households within Clay County.

In Gillett Grove, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $68,600

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 Gillett Grove

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 Gillett Grove HUD Rental Assistance in Gillett Grove

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