Granger, Iowa Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 0 income based apartments in Granger where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 12 affordable apartments in Granger that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Granger, Iowa

There is one Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list open in Granger.

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1598 Linden St

1598 Linden St
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Affordable Housing Near Granger

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Public Housing Agencies Serving Granger, Iowa

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Housing Authority Programs
Central Iowa Regional Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Iowa Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Granger.

Granger, Iowa Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Granger, Iowa

Granger 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 Granger, Iowa

There are 12 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Granger.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Granger, Iowa

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Granger, Iowa for a two-bedroom apartment is between $967 and $1,181.

2023 Granger, 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
Granger, Iowa Fair Market Rent $791 $889 $1,074 $1,473 $1,499
Granger, Iowa Payment Standard Range $712 to $870 $800 to $978 $967 to $1,181 $1,326 to $1,620 $1,349 to $1,649

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Granger, IA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 12
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 14.31%
Average Renter Household Size 2.18
Average Household Size 2.68
Median Household Income $71,250 ±$19,886
Median Rent $703 ±$218
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 51.22% ± 24.14pp
Total Population 1,587

Population and Household Demographics

Granger is a city in Dallas County, Iowa with a population of 1,587. There are 573 households in the city with an average household size of 2.68 persons. 14.31% of households in Granger are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Granger

The median gross income for households in Granger is $71,250 a year, or $5,938 a month. The median rent for the city is $703 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Granger, a household making less than $2,343 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 51.22% of households who rent are overburdened in Granger.

Area Median Income In Granger

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 Granger, the AMI is calculated from all households within Dallas County.

In Granger, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $98,500

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 Granger

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 Granger

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Granger AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$20,700 $23,650 $26,600 $29,550 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Granger AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$34,500 $39,400 $44,350 $49,250 $53,200 $57,150 $61,100 $65,050
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Granger AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$55,200 $63,050 $70,950 $78,800 $85,150 $91,450 $97,750 $104,050