Affordable Housing In Avon
Stearns County, Minnesota

Affordable Housing programs support 16 income based apartments in Avon where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 12 affordable apartments in Avon that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Avon, Minnesota

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Avon. Go to the Minnesota Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Avon.

Golden View Estates

135 Dolphin Ave NE
Avon, Minnesota
Rent Assisted

Sun Crest II

503 Suncrest Dr
Avon, Minnesota
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Public Housing Agencies Serving Avon, 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.

Waiting lists for project-based assistance, like the Public Housing program, are open:

Housing Authority Programs
Stearns County HRA Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Minnesota Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Avon.

Avon, Minnesota Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Avon, Minnesota

Avon features 16 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 Avon, Minnesota

There are 12 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Avon.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Avon, Minnesota

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Avon, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $875 and $1,069.

2023 Avon, 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
Avon, Minnesota Fair Market Rent $754 $781 $972 $1,309 $1,552
Avon, Minnesota Payment Standard Range $679 to $829 $703 to $859 $875 to $1,069 $1,178 to $1,440 $1,397 to $1,707

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Avon, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 28
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 16
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 18.23%
Average Renter Household Size 2.19
Average Household Size 2.66
Median Household Income $65,962 ±$9,855
Median Rent $710 ±$126
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.12% ± 22.1pp
Total Population 1,592

Population and Household Demographics

Avon is a city in Stearns County, Minnesota with a population of 1,592. There are 598 households in the city with an average household size of 2.66 persons. 18.23% of households in Avon are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Avon

The median gross income for households in Avon is $65,962 a year, or $5,497 a month. The median rent for the city is $710 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Avon, a household making less than $2,367 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.12% of households who rent are overburdened in Avon.

Area Median Income In Avon

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Avon, the AMI is calculated from all households within Stearns County.

In Avon, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $88,500

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 Avon

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 Avon

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Avon AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,550 $21,200 $23,850 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Avon AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$30,950 $35,350 $39,750 $44,150 $47,700 $51,250 $54,750 $58,300
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Avon AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$49,500 $56,550 $63,600 $70,650 $76,350 $82,000 $87,650 $93,300