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Affordable Housing In Jasper County
Iowa

29 Low Income Apartment Communities In Jasper County

Baxter Park Apartments

206 Harrison Ct and 200 W State St
Baxter, Iowa
Income Based
2-3 BR
Subsidized

Newton Place Apartments

222 North 4th Avenue West
Newton, Iowa
$391-515
2 BR
62+

Hunter's Run

821 S 13th Ave E
Newton, Iowa
Income Based
1-3 BR

Linden Place - Newton

1105 E 12th St S
Newton, Iowa
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Newton Park Apartments

1425 North 11th Avenue NE
Newton, Iowa
Income Based
1-2 BR

Progress Industries Group Homes

815 E 15th St N
Newton, Iowa
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Suncrest Village

1800 S 4th Ave E
Newton, Iowa
Subsidized

Prairie City Park

601 S Main St
Prairie City, Iowa
Subsidized

Capstone Housing

313 E 4th St N
Newton, Iowa
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Mitchellville Park Apartments

401 Center Ave S
Mitchellville, Iowa
Subsidized

Housing Authorities that serve Jasper County

Housing Authority Programs
Central Iowa Regional Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Jasper County, Iowa

There are 29 low income housing apartment communities offering 987 affordable apartments for rent in Jasper County, Iowa.

Income Based Apartments in Jasper County, Iowa

Jasper County features 352 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 Jasper County, Iowa

There are 510 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Jasper County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Jasper County, Iowa

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Jasper County, Iowa for a two-bedroom apartment is between $691 and $845.

2021 Jasper County, 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 $558 $583 $768 $1,048 $1,206
Payment Standard Range $502 to $614 $525 to $641 $691 to $845 $943 to $1,153 $1,085 to $1,327

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Jasper County, IA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 29
Total Low Income Apartments 987
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 352
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.97%
Average Renter Household Size 2.30
Average Household Size 2.41
Median Household Income $55,033 ±$2,218
Median Rent $685 ±$51
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 37.54% ± 5.56pp
Total Population 36,726

Population and Household Demographics

Jasper County is a county in Iowa with a population of 36,726. There are 14,437 households in the county with an average household size of 2.41 persons. 26.97% of households in Jasper County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Jasper County

The median gross income for households in Jasper County is $55,033 a year, or $4,586 a month. The median rent for the county is $685 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Jasper County, a household making less than $2,283 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 37.54% of households who rent are overburdened in Jasper County.

Area Median Income In Jasper 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 Jasper County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $72,800

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 Jasper 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 Jasper County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,300 $17,500 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $25,500 $29,150 $32,800 $36,400 $39,350 $42,250 $45,150 $48,050
80% of Median $40,800 $46,600 $52,450 $58,250 $62,950 $67,600 $72,250 $76,900

Cities In Jasper County

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City Served By
Baxter The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Baxter is the Central Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Colfax The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Colfax is the Central Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Kellogg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kellogg is the Central Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Lambs Grove The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lambs Grove is the Central Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Lynnville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lynnville is the Central Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Mingo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mingo is the Central Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Mitchellville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mitchellville is the Central Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Monroe The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Monroe is the Central Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Newton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Newton is the Central Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Oakland Acres The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oakland Acres is the Central Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Prairie City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Prairie City is the Central Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Reasnor The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Reasnor is the Central Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Sully The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sully is the Central Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Valeria The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Valeria is the Central Iowa Regional Housing Authority.