Affordable Housing In Harrison County
Iowa

7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Harrison County

Kovar Court Apartments

100 N 6th Street
Missouri Valley, IA
Income Based
1 BR
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Boyer View Park Apartments

103 Boyer View Dr
Logan, IA
Subsidized

Mosaic Xxii

10th & S Elm Ave
Logan, IA
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Modale Dev Corp

204 W Anderson St
Modale, IA
Subsidized

701 N 5th St

701 N 5th St
Missouri Valley, IA
HCV Welcome

Culavin Heights

505 E Huron St
Missouri Valley, IA

Persia Dev Corp

307 2nd St
Persia, IA
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There are 7 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 131 affordable apartments for rent in Harrison County. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with 125 apartments that set rent based on your income. In Harrison County, HUD housing programs support 24 rental assistance apartments through programs like Project-based Section 8. There are 6 other low income apartments that don't have rental assistance but are cheaper than market rate rents.

Housing Authorities that serve Harrison County

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

Other Housing Authorities located in Harrison County

Housing Authority Programs
Low Rent Housing Agency of Missouri Valley Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Harrison County, Iowa

Harrison County, IA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 131
Total Rent Assisted Apartments 125
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.05%
Average Renter Household Size 2.15
Total Population 14,467
Housing Units 5,973
Average Household Size 2.37
Median Household Income $53,567 ±$2,881
Median Rent $639 ±$38
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 35.96% ± 5.27pp

Population and Household Demographics

Harrison County is a County in Iowa with a population of 14,467. There are 5,973 households in the county with an average household size of 2.37 persons. 25.05% of households in Harrison County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Harrison County

The median gross income for households in Harrison County is $53,567 a year, or $4,464 a month. The median rent for the county is $639 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Harrison County, a household making less than $2,130 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 35.96% of households who rent are overburdened in Harrison County.1

Area Median Income In Harrison 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 Harrison County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $86,000

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 Harrison 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 Harrison County HUD Rental Assistance in Harrison County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $18,100 $20,650 $23,250 $25,800 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $30,100 $34,400 $38,700 $43,000 $46,450 $49,900 $53,350 $56,800
80% of Median $48,200 $55,050 $61,950 $68,800 $74,350 $79,850 $85,350 $90,850
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Harrison County

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.

From 1988 to 1988, 1 low income apartment communities containing 2 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Harrison County by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Harrison County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $30,100 $34,400 $38,700 $43,000 $46,450 $49,900 $53,350 $56,800
60% of Median $36,120 $41,280 $46,440 $51,600 $55,740 $59,880 $64,020 $68,160

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Harrison County is $46,440 a year, or $3,870 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $3,870 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $1,161 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $753 $806 $968 $1,118 $1,248 $1,377
60% $903 $968 $1,161 $1,342 $1,497 $1,652
Fair Market Rents in Harrison 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.

2019 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$623 $744 $927 $1,250 $1,383

Cities In Harrison County

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City Listings Served By
Pisgah 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pisgah is the Region XII Regional Housing Authority.
Logan 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Logan is the Region XII Regional Housing Authority.
Missouri Valley 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Missouri Valley are the Low Rent Housing Agency of Missouri Valley and Region XII Regional Housing Authority.
Woodbine 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Woodbine is the Region XII Regional Housing Authority.
Modale 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Modale is the Region XII Regional Housing Authority.
Little Sioux 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Little Sioux is the Region XII Regional Housing Authority.
Magnolia 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Magnolia is the Region XII Regional Housing Authority.
Persia 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Persia is the Region XII Regional Housing Authority.
River Sioux 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves River Sioux is the Region XII Regional Housing Authority.
California Junction 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves California Junction is the Region XII Regional Housing Authority.
Mondamin 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mondamin is the Region XII Regional Housing Authority.