Affordable Housing In Sioux County
Iowa

13 Low Income Apartment Communities In Sioux County

Prairie Heights

14th St SE
Orange City, IA
$535-660
3-4 BR
HCV Welcome

Northwood Court Apartments

1089 2nd Ave NE
Sioux Center, IA
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
HCV Welcome

Goldfinch Grove

1612 3rd St
Hull, IA
$485-770
2-4 BR
HCV Welcome

Crown Colony Apartments

108 Kansas Ave NW
Orange City, IA
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized

Park View Terrace

1131 Central Ave
Hawarden, IA
Subsidized

Town House Apartments

707 Avenue I
Hawarden, IA
Subsidized

Rock Valley Residential Housing

1610 20th St
Rock Valley, IA
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Royal Ridge Apartments

925 Golf Course Rd
Rock Valley, IA
Subsidized

Valley Apartments

537 5th St NW
Sioux Center, IA
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing
Subsidized

New Homestead

201 N Meadow Dr
Sioux Center, IA

There are 13 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 323 affordable apartments for rent in Sioux County. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with 205 apartments that set rent based on your income. In Sioux County, HUD housing programs support 80 rental assistance apartments through programs like Project-based Section 8. There are 118 other low income apartments that don't have rental assistance but are cheaper than market rate rents.

Other Housing Authorities located in Sioux County

Housing Authority Programs
New Homestead Low Rent Housing Agency of Sioux Center Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Sioux County, Iowa

Sioux County, IA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 13
Total Low Income Apartments 323
Total Rent Assisted Apartments 205
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 21.08%
Average Renter Household Size 2.44
Total Population 34,509
Housing Units 11,765
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.1

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 $77,000

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 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 Sioux County HUD Rental Assistance in Sioux County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,200 $18,500 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $26,950 $30,800 $34,650 $38,500 $41,600 $44,700 $47,750 $50,850
80% of Median $43,150 $49,300 $55,450 $61,600 $66,550 $71,500 $76,400 $81,350
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Sioux County

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.

From 1991 to 1999, 3 low income apartment communities containing 80 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Sioux County by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Sioux County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $26,950 $30,800 $34,650 $38,500 $41,600 $44,700 $47,750 $50,850
60% of Median $32,340 $36,960 $41,580 $46,200 $49,920 $53,640 $57,300 $61,020

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Sioux County is $41,580 a year, or $3,465 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $3,465 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $1,040 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $674 $722 $866 $1,001 $1,118 $1,233
60% $809 $866 $1,040 $1,202 $1,341 $1,479
Fair Market Rents in Sioux County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2019 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$483 $504 $667 $919 $946

Cities In Sioux County

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City Listings Served By
Rock Valley 2
Orange City 4
Hawarden 3
Sioux Center 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sioux Center is the New Homestead Low Rent Housing Agency of Sioux Center.
Hospers 0
Alton 0
Hull 1
Matlock 0
Maurice 0
Boyden 0
Chatsworth 0
Granville 0
Ireton 0