Affordable Housing In Sac County
Iowa

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Sac County

Howard Center, Inc Group Homes

701 S 13th St
Sac City, IA
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Sac Community Housing

16th & Gishwiller
Sac City, IA

Odebolt Assisted Living

799 S Des Moines St
Odebolt, IA
Accepts Vouchers

Sac City I, Lp

1437 Irvine St
Sac City, IA
Accepts Vouchers

Lake View Senior Housing

5th And Ash
Lake View, IA
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Housing Authorities that serve Sac County

Housing Authority Programs
Region XII Regional Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Family Self-Sufficiency

Guide To Affordable Housing in Sac County, Iowa

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 82 affordable apartments for rent in Sac County, Iowa.

Income Based Apartments in Sac County, Iowa

Sac County features 16 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 Sac County, Iowa

There are 66 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Sac County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Sac County, Iowa

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Sac County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Sac County.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Sac County, IA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 82
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 16
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 19.9%
Average Renter Household Size 1.97
Average Household Size 2.25
Median Household Income $49,572 ±$1,708
Median Rent $534 ±$29
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 29.3% ± 6.15pp
Total Population 10,101

Population and Household Demographics

Sac County is a County in Iowa with a population of 10,101. There are 4,406 households in the county with an average household size of 2.25 persons. 19.9% of households in Sac County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Sac County

The median gross income for households in Sac County is $49,572 a year, or $4,131 a month. The median rent for the county is $534 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Sac County, a household making less than $1,780 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 29.3% of households who rent are overburdened in Sac County.1

Area Median Income In Sac 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 Sac County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $68,200

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 Sac 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 Sac County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,600 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $24,300 $27,800 $31,250 $34,700 $37,500 $40,300 $43,050 $45,850
80% of Median $38,850 $44,400 $49,950 $55,500 $59,950 $64,400 $68,850 $73,300

Cities In Sac County

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City Listings Served By
Sac City 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sac City is the Region XII Regional Housing Authority.
Odebolt 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Odebolt is the Region XII Regional Housing Authority.
Lake View 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lake View is the Region XII Regional Housing Authority.
Early 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Early is the Region XII Regional Housing Authority.
Nemaha 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nemaha is the Region XII Regional Housing Authority.
Schaller 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Schaller is the Region XII Regional Housing Authority.
Wall Lake 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wall Lake is the Region XII Regional Housing Authority.
Auburn 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Auburn is the Region XII Regional Housing Authority.