Affordable Housing In Aitkin County
Minnesota

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Aitkin County

Aitkin Manor Apartments

230 1st Ave NE
Aitkin, Minnesota
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Northpoint Townhomes

610 Air Park Dr
Aitkin, Minnesota
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Subsidized

Hill City Apartments

131 Linden Ave
Hill City, Minnesota
Subsidized

River Heights Apartments

1000 Minnesota Ave S
Aitkin, Minnesota

Aitkin Hra

215 3rd St SE
Aitkin, Minnesota

Village Apartments

200 2nd Ave SW
Aitkin, Minnesota
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Aitkin County, Minnesota

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Aitkin County, Minnesota

Housing Authority Programs
Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Aitkin County, Minnesota

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 293 affordable apartments for rent in Aitkin County, Minnesota.

Income Based Apartments in Aitkin County, Minnesota

Aitkin County features 233 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 Aitkin County, Minnesota

There are 60 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Aitkin County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Aitkin County, Minnesota

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Aitkin County, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $714 and $872.

2022 Aitkin County, Minnesota 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
Aitkin County, Minnesota Fair Market Rent $561 $603 $793 $1,077 $1,078
Aitkin County, Minnesota Payment Standard Range $505 to $617 $543 to $663 $714 to $872 $969 to $1,185 $970 to $1,186

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Aitkin County, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 293
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 233
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 17.6%
Average Renter Household Size 1.90
Average Household Size 2.05
Median Household Income $42,252 ±$893
Median Rent $633 ±$39
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.42% ± 4.75pp
Total Population 15,839

Population and Household Demographics

Aitkin County is a county in Minnesota with a population of 15,839. There are 7,609 households in the county with an average household size of 2.05 persons. 17.6% of households in Aitkin County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Aitkin County

The median gross income for households in Aitkin County is $42,252 a year, or $3,521 a month. The median rent for the county is $633 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Aitkin County, a household making less than $2,110 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.42% of households who rent are overburdened in Aitkin County.

Area Median Income In Aitkin 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 Aitkin County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $67,500

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 Aitkin 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 Aitkin County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Aitkin County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,500 $20,000 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Aitkin County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,200 $33,350 $37,500 $41,650 $45,000 $48,350 $51,650 $55,000
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Aitkin County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$46,700 $53,350 $60,000 $66,650 $72,000 $77,350 $82,650 $88,000

Cities In Aitkin County

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City Served By
Aitkin The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Aitkin is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Aitkinship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Aitkinship is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Ball Bluff The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ball Bluff is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Balsam The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Balsam is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Beaver The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Beaver is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Clark The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clark is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Cornish The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cornish is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Davidson UT The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Davidson UT is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Farm Island The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Farm Island is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Fleming The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fleming is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Glen The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Glen is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Haugen The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Haugen is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Hazelton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hazelton is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Hill City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hill City is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Hill Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hill Lake is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Idun The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Idun is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Jevne The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jevne is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Jewett UT The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jewett UT is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Kimberly The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kimberly is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Lakeside The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lakeside is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Lee The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lee is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Libby The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Libby is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Logan The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Logan is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Macville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Macville is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Malmo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Malmo is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
McGrath The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves McGrath is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
McGregor The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves McGregor is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
McGregorship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves McGregorship is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Millward The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Millward is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Morrison The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Morrison is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Nordland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nordland is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Northeast Aitkin UT The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Northeast Aitkin UT is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Northwest Aitkin UT The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Northwest Aitkin UT is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Palisade The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Palisade is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Pliny The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pliny is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Rice River The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rice River is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Salo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Salo is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Seavey The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Seavey is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Shamrock The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Shamrock is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Spalding The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Spalding is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Spencer The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Spencer is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Tamarack The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tamarack is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Turner The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Turner is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Verdon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Verdon is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Wagner The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wagner is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Waukenabo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Waukenabo is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Wealthwood The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wealthwood is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
White Pine The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves White Pine is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Williams The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Williams is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Workman The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Workman is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.