Affordable Housing In Van Buren County
Iowa

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Van Buren County

Valley View Villa

201 S 3rd St
Farmington, Iowa
Subsidized

Country Lane Apartments

916 Country Lane Dr
Keosauqua, Iowa
Subsidized

Birmingham Dev Corp

155 W Cedar St
Birmingham, Iowa

Birmingham Dev Corp

420 N Liberty St
Birmingham, Iowa

Twin City Manor Inc

13961 Highway 98
Douds, Iowa
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Housing Authorities that serve Van Buren County

Housing Authority Programs
Area XV Multi-County Housing Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Van Buren County, Iowa

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 116 affordable apartments for rent in Van Buren County, Iowa.

Income Based Apartments in Van Buren County, Iowa

Van Buren County features 40 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 Van Buren County, Iowa

There are 76 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Van Buren County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Van Buren County, Iowa

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

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Van Buren County, IA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 116
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 40
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 14.37%
Average Renter Household Size 2.27
Average Household Size 2.49
Median Household Income $45,111 ±$2,697
Median Rent $476 ±$73
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 19.15% ± 5.07pp
Total Population 7,432

Population and Household Demographics

Van Buren County is a County in Iowa with a population of 7,432. There are 2,944 households in the county with an average household size of 2.49 persons. 14.37% of households in Van Buren County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Van Buren County

The median gross income for households in Van Buren County is $45,111 a year, or $3,759 a month. The median rent for the county is $476 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Van Buren County, a household making less than $1,587 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 19.15% of households who rent are overburdened in Van Buren County.1

Area Median Income In Van Buren 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 Van Buren County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $62,900

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 Van Buren 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 Van Buren 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 Van Buren County

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City Listings Served By
Milton 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Milton is the Area XV Multi-County Housing Agency.
Birmingham 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Birmingham is the Area XV Multi-County Housing Agency.
Douds 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Douds is the Area XV Multi-County Housing Agency.
Bonaparte 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bonaparte is the Area XV Multi-County Housing Agency.
Farmington 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Farmington is the Area XV Multi-County Housing Agency.
Keosauqua 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Keosauqua is the Area XV Multi-County Housing Agency.
Cantril 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cantril is the Area XV Multi-County Housing Agency.
Mount Sterling 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mount Sterling is the Area XV Multi-County Housing Agency.
Stockport 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Stockport is the Area XV Multi-County Housing Agency.
Leando 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Leando is the Area XV Multi-County Housing Agency.