Affordable Housing In Stockton
Muscatine County, Iowa

Housing Authorities that serve Stockton

Housing Authority Programs
Muscatine Municipal Housing Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Stockton, Iowa

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Stockton, Iowa.

Income Based Apartments in Stockton, Iowa

Stockton features 0 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 Stockton, Iowa

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Stockton, Iowa

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Stockton landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Stockton.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Stockton, Iowa for a two-bedroom apartment is between $746 and $912.

2020 Stockton, 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 $540 $629 $829 $1,049 $1,292
Payment Standard Range $486 to $594 $566 to $692 $746 to $912 $944 to $1,154 $1,163 to $1,421

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Stockton, IA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 36.76%
Average Renter Household Size 3.16
Average Household Size 3.07
Median Household Income $52,500 ±$15,852
Median Rent $900 ±$401
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 20% ± 52.77pp
Total Population 209

Population and Household Demographics

Stockton is a City in Muscatine County, Iowa with a population of 209. There are 68 households in the city with an average household size of 3.07 persons. 36.76% of households in Stockton are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Stockton

The median gross income for households in Stockton is $52,500 a year, or $4,375 a month. The median rent for the city is $900 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Stockton, a household making less than $3,000 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 20% of households who rent are overburdened in Stockton.1

Area Median Income In Stockton

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Stockton, the AMI is calculated from all households within Muscatine County.

In Stockton, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $70,800

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 Stockton

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 Stockton HUD Rental Assistance in Stockton

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,900 $17,000 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $24,800 $28,350 $31,900 $35,400 $38,250 $41,100 $43,900 $46,750
80% of Median $39,700 $45,350 $51,000 $56,650 $61,200 $65,750 $70,250 $74,800