Affordable Housing In Pottawattamie County
Iowa

63 Low Income Apartment Communities In Pottawattamie County

Maple Park

3524 2nd Ave
Council Bluffs, Iowa
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
62+

North Avenue Towers Apartments

103 North Avenue
Council Bluffs, Iowa
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized

Bluffs Towers Apartments

38 Pearl St
Council Bluffs, Iowa
Income Based
Studio-2 BR
Subsidized
Accepts Vouchers

Featherstone Townhomes

901 N 35th Street
Council Bluffs, Iowa
Income Based
1-4 BR
Subsidized

Chapel Ridge - C Bluffs

4506 Chapel Ridge Lane
Council Bluffs, Iowa
Income Based
1-4 BR
Accepts Vouchers

The Bluffs Apartments

2065 Nash Boulevard
Council Bluffs, Iowa
Income Based
2-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Plains View Apartments

2431 Avenue North
Council Bluffs, Iowa
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Prime Square Apartments

822 South Main Street
Council Bluffs, Iowa
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Linden Place Apartments

25 South Linden Avenue
Council Bluffs, Iowa
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Woodbury Pines

532 Woodbury Avenue
Council Bluffs, Iowa
Subsidized

Housing Authorities that serve Pottawattamie County

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

Other Housing Authorities located in Pottawattamie County

Housing Authority Programs
Municipal Housing Agency of Council Bluffs Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Pottawattamie County, Iowa

There are 63 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,377 affordable apartments for rent in Pottawattamie County, Iowa.

Income Based Apartments in Pottawattamie County, Iowa

Pottawattamie County features 1,270 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 Pottawattamie County, Iowa

There are 875 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Pottawattamie County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Pottawattamie County, Iowa

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

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Pottawattamie County, IA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 63
Total Low Income Apartments 2,377
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,270
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.65%
Average Renter Household Size 2.32
Average Household Size 2.48
Median Household Income $51,976 ±$1,225
Median Rent $755 ±$18
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 40.82% ± 2.99pp
Total Population 93,213

Population and Household Demographics

Pottawattamie County is a County in Iowa with a population of 93,213. There are 36,683 households in the county with an average household size of 2.48 persons. 30.65% of households in Pottawattamie County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Pottawattamie County

The median gross income for households in Pottawattamie County is $51,976 a year, or $4,331 a month. The median rent for the county is $755 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Pottawattamie County, a household making less than $2,517 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 40.82% of households who rent are overburdened in Pottawattamie County.1

Area Median Income In Pottawattamie 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 Pottawattamie County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $86,000

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 Pottawattamie 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 Pottawattamie County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $18,100 $20,650 $23,250 $25,800 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $30,100 $34,400 $38,700 $43,000 $46,450 $49,900 $53,350 $56,800
80% of Median $48,200 $55,050 $61,950 $68,800 $74,350 $79,850 $85,350 $90,850

Cities In Pottawattamie County

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City Listings Served By
Council Bluffs 56 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Council Bluffs is the Municipal Housing Agency of Council Bluffs.
Underwood 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Underwood is the Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Carson 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Carson is the Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Walnut 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Walnut is the Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Oakland 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oakland is the Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Shelby 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Shelby is the Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Minden 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Minden is the Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Avoca 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Avoca is the Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Treynor 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Treynor is the Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Bentley 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bentley is the Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Carter Lake 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Carter Lake is the Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Crescent 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Crescent is the Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Hancock 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hancock is the Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
McClelland 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves McClelland is the Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Neola 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Neola is the Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Weston 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Weston is the Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Loveland 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Loveland is the Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Macedonia 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Macedonia is the Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.