Affordable Housing In Linden
Dallas County, Iowa

Waiting List Openings In Linden

Emergency Housing Voucher

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Housing Authorities that serve Linden

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Linden, Iowa

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Linden, Iowa.

Income Based Apartments in Linden, Iowa

Linden features 0 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 Linden, Iowa

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Linden.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Linden, Iowa

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Linden landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Linden.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Linden, Iowa for a two-bedroom apartment is between $812 and $992.

2021 Linden, 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
Linden, Iowa Fair Market Rent $608 $738 $902 $1,232 $1,313
Linden, Iowa Payment Standard Range $547 to $669 $664 to $812 $812 to $992 $1,109 to $1,355 $1,182 to $1,444

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Linden, IA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 11.84%
Average Renter Household Size 3.67
Average Household Size 2.45
Median Household Income $35,000 ±$16,531
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 55.56% ± 147.46pp
Total Population 186

Population and Household Demographics

Linden is a city in Dallas County, Iowa with a population of 186. There are 76 households in the city with an average household size of 2.45 persons. 11.84% of households in Linden are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Linden

The median gross income for households in Linden is $35,000 a year, or $2,917 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Linden, a household making less than $0 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 55.56% of households who rent are overburdened in Linden.

Area Median Income In Linden

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Linden, the AMI is calculated from all households within Dallas County.

In Linden, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $91,300

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 Linden

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 Linden

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Linden AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$19,200 $21,950 $24,700 $27,400 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Linden AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$32,000 $36,550 $41,100 $45,650 $49,350 $53,000 $56,650 $60,300
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Linden AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$51,150 $58,450 $65,750 $73,050 $78,900 $84,750 $90,600 $96,450