Affordable Housing In Carver County
Minnesota

34 Low Income Apartment Communities In Carver County

Waters Edge Townhomes

818 County Road 24
Watertown, Minnesota
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

Bluff Creek Apartments

1800 Main St W
Carver, Minnesota
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Riverside Apartments

210 Territorial St
Watertown, Minnesota
$878
1 BR

The Landing Apartments

105 East 1st Street
Chaska, Minnesota
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Creeks Run Townhomes II

421 Yellow Brick Cir
Chaska, Minnesota
Call For Rent
2-4 BR

Creeks Run Townhomes

421 Yellow Brick Cir
Chaska, Minnesota
Call For Rent
2-4 BR

Waybury Apartments

110340 Geske Rd
Chaska, Minnesota
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized
62+

Gateway Place

721 Lake Susan Dr
Chanhassen, Minnesota
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Crosstown Commons

1200 Crosstown Blvd
Chaska, Minnesota
$1,137-1,360
1-2 BR

The Brickyard Apartments

709 N Walnut St
Chaska, Minnesota
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Carver County, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Carver County, Minnesota

Housing Authority Programs
Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Carver County Community Development Agency Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Carver County, Minnesota

There are 34 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,542 affordable apartments for rent in Carver County, Minnesota.

Income Based Apartments in Carver County, Minnesota

Carver County features 460 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 Carver County, Minnesota

There are 899 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Carver County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Carver County, Minnesota

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Carver County landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Carver County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Carver County, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,196 and $1,462.

2022 Carver County, 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
Carver County, Minnesota Fair Market Rent $932 $1,078 $1,329 $1,841 $2,145
Carver County, Minnesota Payment Standard Range $839 to $1,025 $970 to $1,186 $1,196 to $1,462 $1,657 to $2,025 $1,931 to $2,360

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Carver County, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 34
Total Low Income Apartments 1,542
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 460
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 19.66%
Average Renter Household Size 2.24
Average Household Size 2.76
Median Household Income $86,323 ±$2,160
Median Rent $950 ±$31
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.26% ± 4.86pp
Total Population 95,715

Population and Household Demographics

Carver County is a county in Minnesota with a population of 95,715. There are 34,421 households in the county with an average household size of 2.76 persons. 19.66% of households in Carver County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Carver County

The median gross income for households in Carver County is $86,323 a year, or $7,194 a month. The median rent for the county is $950 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Carver County, a household making less than $3,167 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.26% of households who rent are overburdened in Carver County.

Area Median Income In Carver 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 Carver County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $118,200

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 Carver 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 Carver County

1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Carver County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$24,650 $28,200 $31,700 $35,200 $38,050 $40,850 $43,650 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Carver County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$41,100 $46,950 $52,800 $58,650 $63,350 $68,050 $72,750 $77,450
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Carver County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$62,600 $71,550 $80,500 $89,400 $96,600 $103,750 $110,900 $118,050

Cities In Carver County

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City Served By
Benton The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Benton are the Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Carver County Community Development Agency.
Camden The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Camden are the Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Carver County Community Development Agency.
Carver The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Carver are the Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Carver County Community Development Agency.
Chanhassen The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Chanhassen are the Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Carver County Community Development Agency.
Chaska The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Chaska are the Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Carver County Community Development Agency.
Cologne The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Cologne are the Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Carver County Community Development Agency.
Dahlgren The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Dahlgren are the Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Carver County Community Development Agency.
Hamburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hamburg are the Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Carver County Community Development Agency.
Hancock The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hancock are the Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Carver County Community Development Agency.
Hollywood The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hollywood are the Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Carver County Community Development Agency.
Laketown The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Laketown are the Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Carver County Community Development Agency.
Mayer The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Mayer are the Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Carver County Community Development Agency.
New Germany The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve New Germany are the Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Carver County Community Development Agency.
Norwood Young America The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Norwood Young America are the Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Carver County Community Development Agency.
San Francisco The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve San Francisco are the Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Carver County Community Development Agency.
Victoria The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Victoria are the Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Carver County Community Development Agency.
Waconia The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Waconia are the Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Carver County Community Development Agency.
Waconiaship The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Waconiaship are the Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Carver County Community Development Agency.
Watertown The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Watertown are the Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Carver County Community Development Agency.
Watertownship The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Watertownship are the Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Carver County Community Development Agency.