Affordable Housing In Sioux County

13 Low Income Apartment Communities In Sioux County

Prairie Heights

14th St SE
Orange City, IA
3-4 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Northwood Court Apartments

1089 2nd Ave NE
Sioux Center, IA
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Goldfinch Grove

1612 3rd St
Hull, IA
2-4 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Crown Colony Apartments

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

Park View Terrace

1131 Central Ave
Hawarden, IA

Town House Apartments

707 Avenue I
Hawarden, IA

Rock Valley Residential Housing

1610 20th St
Rock Valley, IA
Elderly Supportive Housing

Royal Ridge Apartments

925 Golf Course Rd
Rock Valley, IA

Valley Apartments

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

New Homestead

201 N Meadow Dr
Sioux Center, IA

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

There are 13 low income housing apartment communities offering 323 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 $618 and $756.

2020 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
Fair Market Rent $497 $522 $687 $985 $995
Payment Standard Range $447 to $547 $470 to $574 $618 to $756 $887 to $1,084 $896 to $1,095

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Sioux County, IA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 13
Total Low Income Apartments 323
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
Total Population 34,509

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

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