Affordable Housing In Beaver Bay
Lake County, Minnesota

Guide To Affordable Housing in Beaver Bay, Minnesota

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Beaver Bay, Minnesota.

Income Based Apartments in Beaver Bay, Minnesota

Beaver Bay features 0 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 Beaver Bay, Minnesota

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Beaver Bay.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Beaver Bay, Minnesota

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Beaver Bay, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $691 and $845.

2020 Beaver Bay, 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 $506 $589 $768 $1,078 $1,082
Payment Standard Range $455 to $557 $530 to $648 $691 to $845 $970 to $1,186 $974 to $1,190

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Beaver Bay, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 3.33%
Average Renter Household Size 1.50
Average Household Size 2.10
Median Household Income $42,000 ±$13,527
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 100% ± 779.42pp
Total Population 126

Population and Household Demographics

Beaver Bay is a City in Lake County, Minnesota with a population of 126. There are 60 households in the city with an average household size of 2.10 persons. 3.33% of households in Beaver Bay are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Beaver Bay

The median gross income for households in Beaver Bay is $42,000 a year, or $3,500 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Beaver Bay, a household making less than $0 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 100% of households who rent are overburdened in Beaver Bay.1

Area Median Income In Beaver Bay

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 Beaver Bay, the AMI is calculated from all households within Lake County.

In Beaver Bay, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $69,800

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 Beaver Bay

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 Beaver Bay HUD Rental Assistance in Beaver Bay

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