Affordable Housing In Winneshiek County
8 Low Income Apartment Communities In Winneshiek County
Guide To Affordable Housing in Winneshiek County, Iowa
There are 8 low income housing apartment communities offering 110 affordable apartments for rent in Winneshiek County, Iowa.
Income Based Apartments in Winneshiek County, Iowa
Winneshiek County features 78 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 Winneshiek County, Iowa
There are 29 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Winneshiek County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Winneshiek County, Iowa
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Winneshiek County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Winneshiek County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Winneshiek County, Iowa for a two-bedroom apartment is between $618 and $756.
2020 Winneshiek 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||$497||$522||$687||$937||$940|
|Payment Standard Range||$447 to $547||$470 to $574||$618 to $756||$843 to $1,031||$846 to $1,034|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Winneshiek County, IA Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||8|
|Total Low Income Apartments||110|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||78|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||23.02%|
|Average Renter Household Size||1.78|
|Average Household Size||2.24|
|Median Household Income||$54,429 ±$2,466|
|Median Rent||$588 ±$20|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||31.28% ± 5.66pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Winneshiek County is a county in Iowa with a population of 20,884. There are 8,248 households in the county with an average household size of 2.24 persons. 23.02% of households in Winneshiek County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Winneshiek County
The median gross income for households in Winneshiek County is $54,429 a year, or $4,536 a month. The median rent for the county is $588 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Winneshiek County, a household making less than $1,960 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 31.28% of households who rent are overburdened in Winneshiek County.
Area Median Income In Winneshiek 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 Winneshiek County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $80,700
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 Winneshiek 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 Winneshiek County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$16,950||$19,400||$21,800||$26,200||$30,680||$35,160||$39,640||$44,120|
|50% of Median||$28,250||$32,300||$36,350||$40,350||$43,600||$46,850||$50,050||$53,300|
|80% of Median||$45,200||$51,650||$58,100||$64,550||$69,750||$74,900||$80,050||$85,250|
Cities In Winneshiek County
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|Decorah||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Decorah is the Low Rent Housing Agency of Decorah.|