Affordable Housing In Greene County
Iowa

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Greene County

Walton Woods Apartments

1000 W Adams St
Jefferson, Iowa
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized
62+

Westview Village Apartments

1250 Westwood Dr
Jefferson, Iowa
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Greene County

Housing Authority Programs
Region XII Regional Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Family Self-Sufficiency

Guide To Affordable Housing in Greene County, Iowa

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 59 affordable apartments for rent in Greene County, Iowa.

Income Based Apartments in Greene County, Iowa

Greene County features 48 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 Greene County, Iowa

There are 11 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Greene County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Greene County, Iowa

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Greene County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Greene County.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Greene County, IA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 59
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 48
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.06%
Average Renter Household Size 2.07
Average Household Size 2.30
Median Household Income $46,898 ±$2,939
Median Rent $588 ±$44
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 37.67% ± 8.96pp
Total Population 9,174

Population and Household Demographics

Greene County is a County in Iowa with a population of 9,174. There are 3,927 households in the county with an average household size of 2.30 persons. 24.06% of households in Greene County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Greene County

The median gross income for households in Greene County is $46,898 a year, or $3,908 a month. The median rent for the county is $588 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Greene County, a household making less than $1,960 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 37.67% of households who rent are overburdened in Greene County.1

Area Median Income In Greene 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 Greene County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $64,600

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 Greene 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 Greene 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

Cities In Greene County

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City Listings Served By
Jefferson 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jefferson is the Region XII Regional Housing Authority.
Churdan 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Churdan is the Region XII Regional Housing Authority.
Dana 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dana is the Region XII Regional Housing Authority.
Paton 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Paton is the Region XII Regional Housing Authority.
Scranton 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Scranton is the Region XII Regional Housing Authority.
Grand Junction 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Grand Junction is the Region XII Regional Housing Authority.
Rippey 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rippey is the Region XII Regional Housing Authority.