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Affordable Housing In Van Horne
Benton County, Iowa

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Van Horne

Cit Inc Van Horne

300 8th Street
Van Horne, Iowa
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Housing Authorities that serve Van Horne

Housing Authority Programs
Cedar Rapids Housing Services Division Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Van Horne, Iowa

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 25 affordable apartments for rent in Van Horne, Iowa.

Income Based Apartments in Van Horne, Iowa

Van Horne features 25 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 Horne, Iowa

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Van Horne, Iowa

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Van Horne, Iowa for a two-bedroom apartment is between $618 and $756.

2020 Van Horne, 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 $470 $535 $687 $882 $1,018
Payment Standard Range $423 to $517 $482 to $589 $618 to $756 $794 to $970 $916 to $1,120

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Van Horne, IA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 25
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 25
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.35%
Average Renter Household Size 1.99
Average Household Size 2.52
Median Household Income $50,000 ±$13,205
Median Rent $498 ±$80
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.06% ± 29.3pp
Total Population 717

Population and Household Demographics

Van Horne is a city in Benton County, Iowa with a population of 717. There are 284 households in the city with an average household size of 2.52 persons. 25.35% of households in Van Horne are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Van Horne

The median gross income for households in Van Horne is $50,000 a year, or $4,167 a month. The median rent for the city is $498 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Van Horne, a household making less than $1,660 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.06% of households who rent are overburdened in Van Horne.

Area Median Income In Van Horne

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 Van Horne, the AMI is calculated from all households within Benton County.

In Van Horne, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $85,100

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 Van Horne

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 Horne

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,900 $20,450 $23,000 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $29,800 $34,050 $38,300 $42,550 $46,000 $49,400 $52,800 $56,200
80% of Median $47,700 $54,500 $61,300 $68,100 $73,550 $79,000 $84,450 $89,900