; Low Income Apartments For Rent in Page County, IA

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Meadow Run Apartments

800 W Tarkio St
Clarinda, Iowa
Rent Assisted

Essex Housing Inc

600 South
Essex, Iowa
Rent Assisted

Southview Village

604 South Ave
Essex, Iowa
Public Housing

Clarinda West Apartments

940 S 27th St
Clarinda, Iowa
Rent Assisted


612 E Main St
Clarinda, Iowa
Public Housing
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There are 42 low-income apartments in Page County that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 135 low-income homes in Page County where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $276 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on June 23rd, 2020. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Page County, 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
Southern 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 Page County.

Page County, Iowa Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Page County, Iowa

Page County features 135 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 Page County, Iowa

There are 42 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Page County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Page County, Iowa

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Page County, Iowa for a two-bedroom apartment is between $716 and $875.

2023 Page 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
Page County, Iowa Fair Market Rent $581 $610 $795 $1,007 $1,255
Page County, Iowa Payment Standard Range $523 to $639 $549 to $671 $716 to $875 $906 to $1,108 $1,130 to $1,381

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Page County, IA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 177
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 135
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.63%
Average Renter Household Size 2.05
Average Household Size 2.34
Median Household Income $43,912 ±$2,020
Median Rent $564 ±$33
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 32.8% ± 6.57pp
Total Population 15,660

Population and Household Demographics

Page County is a county in Iowa with a population of 15,660. There are 6,294 households in the county with an average household size of 2.34 persons. 25.63% of households in Page County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Page County

The median gross income for households in Page County is $43,912 a year, or $3,659 a month. The median rent for the county is $564 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Page County, a household making less than $1,880 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 32.8% of households who rent are overburdened in Page County.

Area Median Income In Page 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 Page County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $73,700

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 Page 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 Page County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Page County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,550 $20,050 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Page County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,250 $33,400 $37,600 $41,750 $45,100 $48,450 $51,800 $55,150
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Page County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$46,800 $53,450 $60,150 $66,800 $72,150 $77,500 $82,850 $88,200