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Affordable Housing In Bertha
Todd County, Minnesota

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Bertha

Bertha Manor Apartments

201 Second Ave NE
Bertha, Minnesota
1 BR
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Housing Authorities that serve Bertha

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Bertha, Minnesota

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 16 affordable apartments for rent in Bertha, Minnesota.

Income Based Apartments in Bertha, Minnesota

Bertha 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 Bertha, Minnesota

There are 16 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Bertha.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Bertha, Minnesota

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Bertha, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $643 and $785.

2020 Bertha, 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 $465 $542 $714 $890 $967
Payment Standard Range $419 to $512 $488 to $596 $643 to $785 $801 to $979 $870 to $1,064

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Bertha, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 16
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.81%
Average Renter Household Size 2.00
Average Household Size 2.17
Median Household Income $32,813 ±$10,802
Median Rent $596 ±$101
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 35.29% ± 26.31pp
Total Population 512

Population and Household Demographics

Bertha is a city in Todd County, Minnesota with a population of 512. There are 236 households in the city with an average household size of 2.17 persons. 28.81% of households in Bertha are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Bertha

The median gross income for households in Bertha is $32,813 a year, or $2,734 a month. The median rent for the city is $596 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Bertha, a household making less than $1,987 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 35.29% of households who rent are overburdened in Bertha.

Area Median Income In Bertha

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 Bertha, the AMI is calculated from all households within Todd County.

In Bertha, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $63,200

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 Bertha

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 Bertha

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,300 $17,450 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $25,450 $29,050 $32,700 $36,300 $39,250 $42,150 $45,050 $47,950
80% of Median $40,700 $46,500 $52,300 $58,100 $62,750 $67,400 $72,050 $76,700