Affordable Housing In Brownsdale
Mower County, Minnesota

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Brownsdale

Mower Co Hra ( Lyle Rose Creek Brownsdale )

403 W Main St
Brownsdale, MN
Subsidized
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Housing Authorities that serve Brownsdale

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Brownsdale, Minnesota

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 38 affordable apartments for rent in Brownsdale, Minnesota.

Income Based Apartments in Brownsdale, Minnesota

Brownsdale features 38 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 Brownsdale, Minnesota

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Brownsdale, Minnesota

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Brownsdale, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $709 and $867.

2020 Brownsdale, 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 $513 $598 $788 $1,111 $1,142
Payment Standard Range $462 to $564 $538 to $658 $709 to $867 $1,000 to $1,222 $1,028 to $1,256

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Brownsdale, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 38
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 38
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 19.68%
Average Renter Household Size 1.95
Average Household Size 2.48
Median Household Income $51,838 ±$8,608
Median Rent $475 ±$69
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.94% ± 15.64pp
Total Population 782

Population and Household Demographics

Brownsdale is a City in Mower County, Minnesota with a population of 782. There are 315 households in the city with an average household size of 2.48 persons. 19.68% of households in Brownsdale are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Brownsdale

The median gross income for households in Brownsdale is $51,838 a year, or $4,320 a month. The median rent for the city is $475 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Brownsdale, a household making less than $1,583 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.94% of households who rent are overburdened in Brownsdale.1

Area Median Income In Brownsdale

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 Brownsdale, the AMI is calculated from all households within Mower County.

In Brownsdale, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $72,400

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 Brownsdale

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 Brownsdale HUD Rental Assistance in Brownsdale

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