Affordable Housing In Marshall County
17 Low Income Apartment Communities In Marshall County
Other Housing Authorities located in Marshall County
|City of Marshalltown Rent Assistance Program||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Marshall County, Iowa
There are 17 low income housing apartment communities offering 513 affordable apartments for rent in Marshall County, Iowa.
Income Based Apartments in Marshall County, Iowa
Marshall County features 253 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 Marshall County, Iowa
There are 232 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Marshall County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Marshall County, Iowa
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Marshall County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Marshall County.
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Marshall County, IA Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||17|
|Total Low Income Apartments||513|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||253|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||27.53%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.50|
|Average Household Size||2.60|
|Median Household Income||$53,351 ±$1,636|
|Median Rent||$650 ±$29|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||34.74% ± 4.51pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Marshall County is a County in Iowa with a population of 40,962. There are 15,297 households in the county with an average household size of 2.60 persons. 27.53% of households in Marshall County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Marshall County
The median gross income for households in Marshall County is $53,351 a year, or $4,446 a month. The median rent for the county is $650 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Marshall County, a household making less than $2,167 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 34.74% of households who rent are overburdened in Marshall County.1
Area Median Income In Marshall 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 Marshall County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $67,400
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 Marshall 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 Marshall 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 Marshall County
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|Marshalltown||11||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Marshalltown is the City of Marshalltown Rent Assistance Program.|