Affordable Housing In Mingo
Jasper County, Iowa

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1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Mingo

Mingo Dev Corp

601 E Main St
Mingo, Iowa
Subsidized
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Mingo, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Mingo, Iowa

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Mingo, Iowa

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 24 affordable apartments for rent in Mingo, Iowa.

Income Based Apartments in Mingo, Iowa

Mingo features 24 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 Mingo, Iowa

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Mingo, Iowa

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Mingo, Iowa for a two-bedroom apartment is between $681 and $833.

2022 Mingo, 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
Mingo, Iowa Fair Market Rent $533 $575 $757 $1,039 $1,171
Mingo, Iowa Payment Standard Range $480 to $586 $518 to $633 $681 to $833 $935 to $1,143 $1,054 to $1,288

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Mingo, IA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 24
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 24
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 11.21%
Average Renter Household Size 1.83
Average Household Size 2.02
Median Household Income $35,313 ±$10,424
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 16.67% ± 135.97pp
Total Population 216

Population and Household Demographics

Mingo is a city in Jasper County, Iowa with a population of 216. There are 107 households in the city with an average household size of 2.02 persons. 11.21% of households in Mingo are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Mingo

The median gross income for households in Mingo is $35,313 a year, or $2,943 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 Mingo, a household making less than $0 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 16.67% of households who rent are overburdened in Mingo.

Area Median Income In Mingo

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 Mingo, the AMI is calculated from all households within Jasper County.

In Mingo, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $70,700

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 Mingo

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 Mingo

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Mingo AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,100 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Mingo AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,150 $28,750 $32,350 $35,900 $38,800 $41,650 $44,550 $47,400
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Mingo AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$40,250 $46,000 $51,750 $57,450 $62,050 $66,650 $71,250 $75,850