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Affordable Housing In Madison County
Iowa

7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Madison County

Winterset Park Apartments

1105 N 8th Ave
Winterset, Iowa

Winterset Park II

510 W Mills St
Winterset, Iowa

Rd Preservation II

426 W Mills St
Winterset, Iowa

Rd Preservation II

1107 N 8th Ave
Winterset, Iowa
Subsidized

Northward Plaza

415 N 2nd St
Winterset, Iowa

Candle Ridge Apartments

1111 N 8th Ave
Winterset, Iowa

Madison Manor

575 NW 6th St
Earlham, Iowa
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Housing Authorities that serve Madison County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Madison County, Iowa

There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 430 affordable apartments for rent in Madison County, Iowa.

Income Based Apartments in Madison County, Iowa

Madison County features 262 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 Madison County, Iowa

There are 168 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Madison County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Madison County, Iowa

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

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

2021 Madison 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 $608 $738 $902 $1,232 $1,313
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.

Madison County, IA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 430
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 262
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.14%
Average Renter Household Size 2.35
Average Household Size 2.48
Median Household Income $60,060 ±$3,154
Median Rent $818 ±$79
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 33.1% ± 9.66pp
Total Population 15,644

Population and Household Demographics

Madison County is a county in Iowa with a population of 15,644. There are 6,225 households in the county with an average household size of 2.48 persons. 25.14% of households in Madison County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Madison County

The median gross income for households in Madison County is $60,060 a year, or $5,005 a month. The median rent for the county is $818 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Madison County, a household making less than $2,727 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.1% of households who rent are overburdened in Madison County.

Area Median Income In Madison 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 Madison County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $89,200

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 Madison 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 Madison County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $18,750 $21,400 $24,100 $26,750 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $31,250 $35,700 $40,150 $44,600 $48,200 $51,750 $55,350 $58,900
80% of Median $49,950 $57,100 $64,250 $71,350 $77,100 $82,800 $88,500 $94,200

Cities In Madison County

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City Served By
Bevington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bevington is the Central Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Earlham The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Earlham is the Central Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
East Peru The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East Peru is the Central Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Macksburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Macksburg is the Central Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Patterson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Patterson is the Central Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
St. Charles The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves St. Charles is the Central Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Truro The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Truro is the Central Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Winterset The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Winterset are the Low Rent Housing Agency of Winterset and Central Iowa Regional Housing Authority.