Affordable Housing In Mitchellville
Jasper County, Iowa

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Mitchellville

Mitchellville Park Apartments

401 Center Ave S
Mitchellville, Iowa

Second Village South

116 High St SW
Mitchellville, Iowa
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Mitchellville, 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 Mitchellville, Iowa

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Mitchellville, Iowa

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 33 affordable apartments for rent in Mitchellville, Iowa.

Income Based Apartments in Mitchellville, Iowa

Mitchellville features 33 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 Mitchellville, Iowa

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Mitchellville, Iowa

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

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

2022 Mitchellville, 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
Mitchellville, Iowa Fair Market Rent $533 $575 $757 $1,039 $1,171
Mitchellville, 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 research.

Mitchellville, IA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 33
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 33
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.11%
Average Renter Household Size 2.48
Average Household Size 2.49
Median Household Income $54,107 ±$6,198
Median Rent $604 ±$52
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 33.56% ± 16.26pp
Total Population 2,303

Population and Household Demographics

Mitchellville is a city in Jasper County, Iowa with a population of 2,303. There are 618 households in the city with an average household size of 2.49 persons. 24.11% of households in Mitchellville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Mitchellville

The median gross income for households in Mitchellville is $54,107 a year, or $4,509 a month. The median rent for the city is $604 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Mitchellville, a household making less than $2,013 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.56% of households who rent are overburdened in Mitchellville.

Area Median Income In Mitchellville

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

In Mitchellville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $78,500

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 Mitchellville

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 Mitchellville

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Mitchellville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,600 $18,950 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Mitchellville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$27,650 $31,600 $35,550 $39,450 $42,650 $45,800 $48,950 $52,100
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Mitchellville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$44,200 $50,500 $56,800 $63,100 $68,150 $73,200 $78,250 $83,300