Affordable Housing In Anoka County
Minnesota

61 Low Income Apartment Communities In Anoka County

Abbey Field Townhouses

3925 233rd Ave NW
Saint Francis, Minnesota
$970-1,117
2-3 BR
Subsidized

Sunwood Village Apartments

7750 Sunwood Dr NW
Ramsey, Minnesota
$674-925
1-3 BR

Greenway Terrace Apartments

7562 146th Ave NW
Ramsey, Minnesota
Call For Rent
1-4 BR

The Seasons Townhomes

7451 147th Ci NW
Ramsey, Minnesota
$880-995
2-3 BR

Franklin Lane Apartments

1827 S Ferry St
Anoka, Minnesota
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Rum River Square Apartments

3040 Bridge Street NW
St Francis, Minnesota
Call For Rent
1 BR
62+

St. Francis Apartments

23551 DeGardner Circle
St Francis, Minnesota
$525-621
1-2 BR
Accessible

Columbia Court Townhomes

853 41st Avenue
Columbia Heights, Minnesota
Call For Rent
2-4 BR

Camelot Square Apartments II & III

11659 Raven Street
Coon Rapids, Minnesota
$850-1,340
Studio-3 BR

Bridge Square Apartments

2 Bridge Sq
Anoka, Minnesota
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized
Accessible
62+

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Anoka 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 Anoka County, Minnesota

Housing Authority Programs
Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Anoka County, Minnesota

There are 61 low income housing apartment communities offering 3,061 affordable apartments for rent in Anoka County, Minnesota.

Income Based Apartments in Anoka County, Minnesota

Anoka County features 1,404 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 Anoka County, Minnesota

There are 1,384 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Anoka County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Anoka County, Minnesota

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Anoka County landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Anoka County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Anoka County, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,196 and $1,462.

2022 Anoka 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
Anoka County, Minnesota Fair Market Rent $932 $1,078 $1,329 $1,841 $2,145
Anoka County, Minnesota Payment Standard Range $839 to $1,025 $970 to $1,186 $1,196 to $1,462 $1,657 to $2,025 $1,931 to $2,360

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Anoka County, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 61
Total Low Income Apartments 3,061
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,404
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 20.05%
Average Renter Household Size 2.46
Average Household Size 2.70
Median Household Income $70,873 ±$867
Median Rent $971 ±$17
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49.02% ± 2.01pp
Total Population 338,764

Population and Household Demographics

Anoka County is a county in Minnesota with a population of 338,764. There are 124,477 households in the county with an average household size of 2.70 persons. 20.05% of households in Anoka County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Anoka County

The median gross income for households in Anoka County is $70,873 a year, or $5,906 a month. The median rent for the county is $971 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Anoka County, a household making less than $3,237 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.02% of households who rent are overburdened in Anoka County.

Area Median Income In Anoka 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 Anoka County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $118,200

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 Anoka 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 Anoka County

1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Anoka County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$24,650 $28,200 $31,700 $35,200 $38,050 $40,850 $43,650 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Anoka County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$41,100 $46,950 $52,800 $58,650 $63,350 $68,050 $72,750 $77,450
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Anoka County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$62,600 $71,550 $80,500 $89,400 $96,600 $103,750 $110,900 $118,050

Cities In Anoka County

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City Served By
Andover The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Andover is the Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Anoka The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Anoka is the Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Bethel The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bethel is the Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Blaine The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Blaine is the Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Centerville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Centerville is the Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Circle Pines The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Circle Pines is the Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Columbia Heights The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Columbia Heights are the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Columbia Heights and Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Columbus The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Columbus is the Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Coon Rapids The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Coon Rapids is the Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
East Bethel The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East Bethel is the Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Fridley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fridley is the Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Ham Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ham Lake is the Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Hilltop The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hilltop is the Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Lexington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lexington is the Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Lino Lakes The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lino Lakes is the Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Linwood The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Linwood is the Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Martin Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Martin Lake is the Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Nowthen The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nowthen is the Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Oak Grove The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oak Grove is the Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Ramsey The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ramsey is the Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Saint Francis The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Saint Francis is the Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Spring Lake Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Spring Lake Park is the Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
St Francis The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves St Francis is the Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
St. Francis The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves St. Francis is the Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority.