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Affordable Housing In Blue Earth County
Minnesota


Waiting List Openings In Blue Earth County

Waiting ListStatus
City of Mankato Economic Development Authority Housing Choice Voucher Open Now

21 Low Income Apartment Communities In Blue Earth County

Sibley Park Apartments

410 Sibley Pkwy
Mankato, Minnesota
$660-1,005
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Cherry Ridge Apartments

101 Glenwood Ave
Mankato, Minnesota
$540-900
Studio-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Rosa Place Apartments

510 Timberwolf Drive
Mankato, Minnesota
$668-1,111
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Walnut Towers

105 E Walnut St
Mankato, Minnesota
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized
Accepts Vouchers

Riverfront Courts

115 S Riverfront Dr
Mankato, Minnesota
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Dublin Road Townhomes

306 Dublin Ct
Mankato, Minnesota
$795-1,015
2-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Mankato Townhomes

348 Bunting Ln
Mankato, Minnesota
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Gus Johnson Plaza

413 N 4th St
Mankato, Minnesota
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Lake Crystal Towers

203 S Main St
Lake Crystal, Minnesota
Subsidized

Eastport

101 Eastport Dr
Mankato, Minnesota
Subsidized

Housing Authorities that serve Blue Earth County

Housing Authority Programs
Blue Earth County Economic Development Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
City of Mankato Economic Development Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Mainstream Voucher

Other Housing Authorities located in Blue Earth County

Housing Authority Programs
Le Sueur County Housing and Redevelopment Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Faribault County Housing and Redevelopment Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Blue Earth County, Minnesota

There are 21 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,305 affordable apartments for rent in Blue Earth County, Minnesota.

Income Based Apartments in Blue Earth County, Minnesota

Blue Earth County features 724 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 Blue Earth County, Minnesota

There are 581 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Blue Earth County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Blue Earth County, Minnesota

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Blue Earth County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Blue Earth County.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Blue Earth County, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 21
Total Low Income Apartments 1,305
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 724
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 35.4%
Average Renter Household Size 2.27
Average Household Size 2.46
Median Household Income $50,061 ±$1,511
Median Rent $727 ±$19
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50.94% ± 3.78pp
Total Population 65,125

Population and Household Demographics

Blue Earth County is a County in Minnesota with a population of 65,125. There are 24,847 households in the county with an average household size of 2.46 persons. 35.4% of households in Blue Earth County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Blue Earth County

The median gross income for households in Blue Earth County is $50,061 a year, or $4,172 a month. The median rent for the county is $727 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Blue Earth County, a household making less than $2,423 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50.94% of households who rent are overburdened in Blue Earth County.1

Area Median Income In Blue Earth 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 Blue Earth County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $78,500

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 Blue Earth 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 Blue Earth County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,500 $18,850 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $27,500 $31,400 $35,350 $39,250 $42,400 $45,550 $48,700 $51,850
80% of Median $44,000 $50,250 $56,550 $62,800 $67,850 $72,850 $77,900 $82,900

Cities In Blue Earth County

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City Listings Served By
Mankato 13 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Mankato are the City of Mankato Economic Development Authority and Blue Earth County Economic Development Authority.
Good Thunder 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Good Thunder are the Blue Earth County Economic Development Authority and City of Mankato Economic Development Authority.
North Mankato 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve North Mankato are the North Mankato Housing And Redevelopment Authority, Blue Earth County Economic Development Authority and City of Mankato Economic Development Authority.
Eagle Lake 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Eagle Lake are the Blue Earth County Economic Development Authority and City of Mankato Economic Development Authority.
Lake Crystal 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lake Crystal are the Blue Earth County Economic Development Authority and City of Mankato Economic Development Authority.
Amboy 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Amboy are the Blue Earth County Economic Development Authority and City of Mankato Economic Development Authority.
Mapleton 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Mapleton are the Blue Earth County Economic Development Authority and City of Mankato Economic Development Authority.
St Clair 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves St Clair is the City of Mankato Economic Development Authority.
Beauford 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Beauford is the City of Mankato Economic Development Authority.
Butternut Valley 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Butternut Valley is the City of Mankato Economic Development Authority.
Cambria 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cambria is the City of Mankato Economic Development Authority.
Ceresco 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ceresco is the City of Mankato Economic Development Authority.
Danville 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Danville is the City of Mankato Economic Development Authority.
Decoria 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Decoria is the City of Mankato Economic Development Authority.
Garden City 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Garden City is the City of Mankato Economic Development Authority.
Garden Cityship 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Garden Cityship is the City of Mankato Economic Development Authority.
Jamestown 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jamestown is the City of Mankato Economic Development Authority.
Judson 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Judson is the City of Mankato Economic Development Authority.
Le Ray 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Le Ray is the City of Mankato Economic Development Authority.
Lime 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lime is the City of Mankato Economic Development Authority.
Lincoln 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lincoln is the City of Mankato Economic Development Authority.
Lyra 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lyra is the City of Mankato Economic Development Authority.
McPherson 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves McPherson is the City of Mankato Economic Development Authority.
Madison Lake 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Madison Lake is the City of Mankato Economic Development Authority.
Mankatoship 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mankatoship is the City of Mankato Economic Development Authority.
Mapletonship 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mapletonship is the City of Mankato Economic Development Authority.
Medo 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Medo is the City of Mankato Economic Development Authority.
Minnesota Lake 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Minnesota Lake is the City of Mankato Economic Development Authority.
Pemberton 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pemberton is the City of Mankato Economic Development Authority.
Pleasant Mound 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pleasant Mound is the City of Mankato Economic Development Authority.
Rapidan 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rapidan is the City of Mankato Economic Development Authority.
St. Clair 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves St. Clair is the City of Mankato Economic Development Authority.
Shelby 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Shelby is the City of Mankato Economic Development Authority.
Skyline 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Skyline is the City of Mankato Economic Development Authority.
South Bend 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves South Bend is the City of Mankato Economic Development Authority.
Sterling 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sterling is the City of Mankato Economic Development Authority.
Vernon Center 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Vernon Center is the City of Mankato Economic Development Authority.
Vernon Centership 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Vernon Centership is the City of Mankato Economic Development Authority.