Affordable Housing In Webster County

11 Low Income Apartment Communities In Webster County

Wahkonsa Manor Apartments

927 Central Ave
Fort Dodge, IA

Westridge Townhomes

100 M Avenue N W
Fort Dodge, IA

Town Square Apartments

328 Central Ave
Fort Dodge, IA
Accepts Vouchers

Evergreen Estates I

1543 27th Ave N
Fort Dodge, IA
Accepts Vouchers

Mdi Ltd 62 - 627 Central Avenue

627 Central Ave
Fort Dodge, IA
Accepts Vouchers

Northridge Apartments

2805 6th Ave N
Fort Dodge, IA
Accepts Vouchers

Evergreen Estates II

1547 27th Ave N
Fort Dodge, IA
Accepts Vouchers

Badger Dev Corp

227 1st St SW
Badger, IA

704 14th Ave N

704 14th Ave N
Fort Dodge, IA
Accepts Vouchers

Deer Creek Apartments

700 S 17th St
Fort Dodge, IA

Other Housing Authorities located in Webster County

Housing Authority Programs
Fort Dodge Municipal Housing Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Mid Iowa Regional Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Webster County, Iowa

There are 11 low income housing apartment communities offering 685 affordable apartments for rent in Webster County, Iowa.

Income Based Apartments in Webster County, Iowa

Webster County features 421 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 Webster County, Iowa

There are 264 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Webster County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Webster County, Iowa

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Webster County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Webster County.

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

2020 Webster 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 $524 $528 $687 $929 $932
Payment Standard Range $472 to $576 $475 to $581 $618 to $756 $836 to $1,022 $839 to $1,025

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Webster County, IA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 11
Total Low Income Apartments 685
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 421
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 32.32%
Average Renter Household Size 2.10
Average Household Size 2.27
Median Household Income $42,408 ±$1,846
Median Rent $573 ±$22
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.22% ± 4.75pp
Total Population 37,295

Population and Household Demographics

Webster County is a County in Iowa with a population of 37,295. There are 15,155 households in the county with an average household size of 2.27 persons. 32.32% of households in Webster County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Webster County

The median gross income for households in Webster County is $42,408 a year, or $3,534 a month. The median rent for the county is $573 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Webster County, a household making less than $1,910 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.22% of households who rent are overburdened in Webster County.1

Area Median Income In Webster 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 Webster County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $60,700

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 Webster 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 Webster County HUD Rental Assistance in Webster 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 Webster County

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City Listings Served By
Badger 1
Fort Dodge 9 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fort Dodge is the Fort Dodge Municipal Housing Agency.
Otho 0
Duncombe 1
Lehigh 0
Dayton 0
Barnum 0
Callender 0
Clare 0
Coalville 0
Gowrie 0
Harcourt 0
Moorland 0
Vincent 0