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Affordable Housing In Ringgold County
Iowa

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Ringgold County

Tingley Housing Corporation

301 E Main St
Tingley, Iowa
Subsidized

Clearfield Manor

407 4th St
Clearfield, Iowa
Subsidized

Heritage Park Apartments

306 E Monroe St
Mount Ayr, Iowa

Diagonal Housing Corp

407 W 7th St
Diagonal, Iowa
Subsidized

Diagonal Hsg Corp

108 Broadway St
Diagonal, Iowa
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Housing Authorities that serve Ringgold County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Ringgold County, Iowa

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 67 affordable apartments for rent in Ringgold County, Iowa.

Income Based Apartments in Ringgold County, Iowa

Ringgold County features 67 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 Ringgold County, Iowa

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Ringgold County, Iowa

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Ringgold County, Iowa for a two-bedroom apartment is between $618 and $756.

2020 Ringgold 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
Fair Market Rent $497 $536 $687 $976 $1,029
Payment Standard Range $447 to $547 $482 to $590 $618 to $756 $878 to $1,074 $926 to $1,132

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Ringgold County, IA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 67
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 67
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 22.46%
Average Renter Household Size 2.18
Average Household Size 2.40
Median Household Income $47,042 ±$3,689
Median Rent $505 ±$52
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 29.82% ± 7.31pp
Total Population 5,061

Population and Household Demographics

Ringgold County is a county in Iowa with a population of 5,061. There are 2,030 households in the county with an average household size of 2.40 persons. 22.46% of households in Ringgold County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Ringgold County

The median gross income for households in Ringgold County is $47,042 a year, or $3,920 a month. The median rent for the county is $505 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Ringgold County, a household making less than $1,683 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 29.82% of households who rent are overburdened in Ringgold County.

Area Median Income In Ringgold 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 Ringgold County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $62,200

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 Ringgold 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 Ringgold County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,250 $17,400 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $25,400 $29,000 $32,650 $36,250 $39,150 $42,050 $44,950 $47,850
80% of Median $40,600 $46,400 $52,200 $58,000 $62,650 $67,300 $71,950 $76,600

Cities In Ringgold County

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City Served By
Beaconsfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Beaconsfield is the Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Benton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Benton is the Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Clearfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clearfield is the Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Delphos The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Delphos is the Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Diagonal The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Diagonal is the Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Ellston The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ellston is the Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Kellerton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kellerton is the Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Maloy The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Maloy is the Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Mount Ayr The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mount Ayr is the Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Redding The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Redding is the Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Shannon City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Shannon City is the Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Sun Valley Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sun Valley Lake is the Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Tingley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tingley is the Southern Iowa Regional Housing Authority.