Affordable Housing In Jones County
Iowa

7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Jones County

Sycamore Gardens

107 E 9th St
Monticello, IA
Subsidized

Strawberry Hill Apartments

1800 Highway 64 E
Anamosa, IA
Subsidized

Anamosa Villa I

104 Wilson Ct
Anamosa, IA

Anamosa Villa IIi

1701 Meadow Ridge Dr
Anamosa, IA
Subsidized

Onslow Area Housing

105 1st St
Onslow, IA

Wapsie Manor

502 Parkway St
Olin, IA
Subsidized

Ken - Mor

105 N Walnut St
Wyoming, IA
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Housing Authorities that serve Jones 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 Jones County, Iowa

There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 219 affordable apartments for rent in Jones County, Iowa.

Income Based Apartments in Jones County, Iowa

Jones County features 172 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 Jones County, Iowa

There are 47 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Jones County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Jones County, Iowa

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

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Jones County, IA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 219
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 172
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 21.81%
Average Renter Household Size 2.29
Average Household Size 2.34
Median Household Income $55,060 ±$2,891
Median Rent $599 ±$47
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 35.02% ± 7.34pp
Total Population 20,560

Population and Household Demographics

Jones County is a County in Iowa with a population of 20,560. There are 8,171 households in the county with an average household size of 2.34 persons. 21.81% of households in Jones County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Jones County

The median gross income for households in Jones County is $55,060 a year, or $4,588 a month. The median rent for the county is $599 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Jones County, a household making less than $1,997 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 35.02% of households who rent are overburdened in Jones County.1

Area Median Income In Jones 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 Jones County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $73,600

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 Jones 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 Jones County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,500 $17,700 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $25,800 $29,450 $33,150 $36,800 $39,750 $42,700 $45,650 $48,600
80% of Median $41,250 $47,150 $53,050 $58,900 $63,650 $68,350 $73,050 $77,750

Cities In Jones County

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City Listings Served By
Monticello 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Monticello is the Eastern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Anamosa 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Anamosa is the Eastern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Oxford Junction 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oxford Junction is the Eastern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Wyoming 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wyoming is the Eastern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Onslow 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Onslow is the Eastern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Olin 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Olin is the Eastern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Martelle 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Martelle is the Eastern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Stone City 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Stone City is the Eastern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Center Junction 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Center Junction is the Eastern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Morley 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Morley is the Eastern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.