Affordable Housing In Aitkin County

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Aitkin County

Aitkin Manor Apartments

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

Northpoint Townhomes

610 Air Park Dr
Aitkin, MN
2-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

River Heights Apartments

1000 Minnesota Ave S
Aitkin, MN
Accepts Vouchers

Hill City Apartments

131 Linden Ave
Hill City, MN

Aitkin Hra

215 3rd St SE
Aitkin, MN

Village Apartments

200 2nd Ave SW
Aitkin, MN
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Housing Authorities that serve Aitkin County

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 201 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 92 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 $691 and $845.

2020 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
Fair Market Rent $574 $583 $768 $996 $1,144
Payment Standard Range $517 to $631 $525 to $641 $691 to $845 $896 to $1,096 $1,030 to $1,258

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Aitkin County, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 293
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 201
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.1

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 $57,800

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 Aitkin County HUD Rental Assistance in Aitkin County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,200 $17,400 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $25,350 $29,000 $32,600 $36,200 $39,100 $42,000 $44,900 $47,800
80% of Median $40,550 $46,350 $52,150 $57,900 $62,550 $67,200 $71,800 $76,450

Cities In Aitkin County

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City Listings Served By
Hill City 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hill City is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Aitkin 5 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Aitkin is the Aitkin County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Aitkinship 0
Ball Bluff 0
Balsam 0
Beaver 0
Clark 0
Cornish 0
Davidson UT 0
Farm Island 0
Fleming 0
Glen 0
Haugen 0
Hazelton 0
Hill Lake 0
Idun 0
Jevne 0
Jewett UT 0
Kimberly 0
Lakeside 0
Lee 0
Libby 0
Logan 0
McGrath 0
McGregor 0
McGregorship 0
Macville 0
Malmo 0
Millward 0
Morrison 0
Nordland 0
Northeast Aitkin UT 0
Northwest Aitkin UT 0
Palisade 0
Pliny 0
Rice River 0
Salo 0
Seavey 0
Shamrock 0
Spalding 0
Spencer 0
Tamarack 0
Turner 0
Verdon 0
Wagner 0
Waukenabo 0
Wealthwood 0
White Pine 0
Williams 0
Workman 0