Affordable Housing In Melcher Dallas
Marion County, Iowa

Affordable Housing programs support 0 income based apartments in Melcher Dallas where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 0 affordable apartments in Melcher Dallas that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Melcher Dallas, Iowa

There is one Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list open in Melcher Dallas.

  • is currently open for new Section 8 applications.

Go to the Iowa Section 8 Waiting Lists page for more openings near Melcher Dallas.

Affordable Housing Near Melcher Dallas

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Public Housing Agencies Serving Melcher Dallas, Iowa

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Housing Authority Programs
Central Iowa Regional Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Iowa Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Melcher Dallas.

Melcher Dallas, Iowa Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Melcher Dallas, Iowa

Melcher Dallas 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 Melcher Dallas, Iowa

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Melcher Dallas, Iowa

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Melcher Dallas, Iowa for a two-bedroom apartment is between $769 and $939.

2023 Melcher Dallas, 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
Melcher Dallas, Iowa Fair Market Rent $571 $665 $854 $1,039 $1,147
Melcher Dallas, Iowa Payment Standard Range $514 to $628 $599 to $732 $769 to $939 $935 to $1,143 $1,032 to $1,262

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Melcher Dallas, 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 28.62%
Average Renter Household Size 1.69
Average Household Size 2.24
Median Household Income $37,586 ±$15,435
Median Rent $546 ±$146
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.4% ± 40.09pp
Total Population 1,203

Population and Household Demographics

Melcher Dallas is a city in Marion County, Iowa with a population of 1,203. There are 538 households in the city with an average household size of 2.24 persons. 28.62% of households in Melcher Dallas are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Melcher Dallas

The median gross income for households in Melcher Dallas is $37,586 a year, or $3,132 a month. The median rent for the city is $546 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Melcher Dallas, a household making less than $1,820 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.4% of households who rent are overburdened in Melcher Dallas.

Area Median Income In Melcher Dallas

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 Melcher Dallas, the AMI is calculated from all households within Marion County.

In Melcher Dallas, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $84,100

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 Melcher Dallas

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 Melcher Dallas

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Melcher Dallas AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,700 $20,200 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Melcher Dallas AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,450 $33,650 $37,850 $42,050 $45,450 $48,800 $52,150 $55,550
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Melcher Dallas AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$47,150 $53,850 $60,600 $67,300 $72,700 $78,100 $83,500 $88,850