Affordable Housing In Jackson County
Iowa

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Jackson County

Preston Manor

11 N Winter St
Preston, Iowa
Subsidized

Preston Manor East

42 N Winter St
Preston, Iowa

Briggs Manor

10 N Johnson St
Andrew, Iowa

Bellevue Iha, Lp

1509 State St
Bellevue, Iowa
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Housing Authorities that serve Jackson County

Housing Authority Programs
Eastern Iowa Regional Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency

Guide To Affordable Housing in Jackson County, Iowa

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 92 affordable apartments for rent in Jackson County, Iowa.

Income Based Apartments in Jackson County, Iowa

Jackson County features 36 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 Jackson County, Iowa

There are 56 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Jackson County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Jackson County, Iowa

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Jackson County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Jackson County.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Jackson County, IA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 92
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 36
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.01%
Average Renter Household Size 1.98
Average Household Size 2.29
Median Household Income $49,028 ±$2,720
Median Rent $589 ±$33
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 40.26% ± 6.86pp
Total Population 19,572

Population and Household Demographics

Jackson County is a County in Iowa with a population of 19,572. There are 8,433 households in the county with an average household size of 2.29 persons. 25.01% of households in Jackson County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Jackson County

The median gross income for households in Jackson County is $49,028 a year, or $4,086 a month. The median rent for the county is $589 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Jackson County, a household making less than $1,963 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 40.26% of households who rent are overburdened in Jackson County.1

Area Median Income In Jackson 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 Jackson County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $62,600

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 Jackson 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 Jackson 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 Jackson County

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City Listings Served By
Preston 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Preston is the Eastern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Miles 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Miles is the Eastern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Bellevue 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bellevue is the Eastern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Andrew 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Andrew is the Eastern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Baldwin 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Baldwin is the Eastern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
La Motte 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves La Motte is the Eastern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Monmouth 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Monmouth is the Eastern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Sabula 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sabula is the Eastern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
St. Donatus 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves St. Donatus is the Eastern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Spragueville 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Spragueville is the Eastern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Springbrook 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Springbrook is the Eastern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.