Affordable Housing In Winnebago County
Iowa

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Winnebago County

Eastgate Apartments

104 S Iowa St
Lake Mills, IA
Accepts Vouchers

Eastgate 02 - 1

225 W Main St
Lake Mills, IA
Subsidized
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Housing Authorities that serve Winnebago County

Housing Authority Programs
North Iowa Regional Housing Authority Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Winnebago County, Iowa

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 40 affordable apartments for rent in Winnebago County, Iowa. Winnebago County features 32 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 8 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Winnebago County.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Winnebago County, IA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 40
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 32
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.61%
Average Renter Household Size 1.84
Average Household Size 2.20
Median Household Income $47,668 ±$2,807
Median Rent $515 ±$51
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 30.88% ± 6.94pp
Total Population 10,614

Population and Household Demographics

Winnebago County is a County in Iowa with a population of 10,614. There are 4,580 households in the county with an average household size of 2.20 persons. 24.61% of households in Winnebago County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Winnebago County

The median gross income for households in Winnebago County is $47,668 a year, or $3,972 a month. The median rent for the county is $515 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Winnebago County, a household making less than $1,717 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 30.88% of households who rent are overburdened in Winnebago County.1

Area Median Income In Winnebago 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 Winnebago County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,000

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 Winnebago 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 Winnebago County HUD Rental Assistance in Winnebago 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
Fair Market Rents in Winnebago County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$497 $522 $687 $936 $997

Cities In Winnebago County

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City Listings Served By
Lake Mills 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lake Mills is the North Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Leland 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Leland is the North Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Rake 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rake is the North Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Scarville 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Scarville is the North Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Thompson 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Thompson is the North Iowa Regional Housing Authority.
Buffalo Center 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Buffalo Center is the North Iowa Regional Housing Authority.