Affordable Housing In Sioux County
14 Low Income Apartment Communities In Sioux County
Guide To Affordable Housing in Sioux County, Iowa
There are 14 low income housing apartment communities offering 325 affordable apartments for rent in Sioux County, Iowa.
Income Based Apartments in Sioux County, Iowa
Sioux County features 205 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 Sioux County, Iowa
There are 118 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Sioux County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Sioux County, Iowa
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Sioux County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Sioux County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Sioux County, Iowa for a two-bedroom apartment is between $671 and $820.
2022 Sioux 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|
|Sioux County, Iowa Fair Market Rent||$539||$584||$745||$1,007||$1,010|
|Sioux County, Iowa Payment Standard Range||$485 to $593||$526 to $642||$671 to $820||$906 to $1,108||$909 to $1,111|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Sioux County, IA Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||14|
|Total Low Income Apartments||325|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||205|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||21.08%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.44|
|Average Household Size||2.73|
|Median Household Income||$61,627 ±$2,482|
|Median Rent||$622 ±$34|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||27.46% ± 6.53pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Sioux County is a county in Iowa with a population of 34,509. There are 11,765 households in the county with an average household size of 2.73 persons. 21.08% of households in Sioux County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Sioux County
The median gross income for households in Sioux County is $61,627 a year, or $5,136 a month. The median rent for the county is $622 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Sioux County, a household making less than $2,073 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 27.46% of households who rent are overburdened in Sioux County.
Area Median Income In Sioux 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 Sioux County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $82,100
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 Sioux 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 Sioux County
|1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Sioux County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Sioux County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Sioux County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Sioux County
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|Sioux Center||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sioux Center is the New Homestead Low Rent Housing Agency of Sioux Center.|