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Affordable Housing In Cass County
Minnesota

28 Low Income Apartment Communities In Cass County

Birch Lake Apartments

213 Highway 371
Hackensack, Minnesota
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Country Terrace Apartments

432 Pine Ave S
Motley, Minnesota
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Family & Senior

Cedar Street Complex

11 Cedar St NW
Remer, Minnesota
Income Based
2-3 BR
Subsidized

Kinler Square Townhomes

303 Gillespie Ave
Pine River, Minnesota
$570-655
2-3 BR
Accessible

Pine River Square Apartments

350 Main St
Pine River, Minnesota
$478-742
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Pine River Square Townhouses

319 Murray Ave
Pine River, Minnesota
$595-675
2-3 BR

Cass Lake Square Townhomes

1322 Grant Utley Ave NW
Cass Lake, Minnesota
$525-840
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Northland Apartments

207 Cedar St NE
Remer, Minnesota
Subsidized

Sunny Pines Apartments

396 Cedar St E
Motley, Minnesota
Subsidized

Highland Apartments - - ( Walker )

107 Highland Ave W
Walker, Minnesota
Subsidized

Housing Authorities that serve Cass County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Cass County, Minnesota

There are 28 low income housing apartment communities offering 688 affordable apartments for rent in Cass County, Minnesota.

Income Based Apartments in Cass County, Minnesota

Cass County features 451 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 Cass County, Minnesota

There are 237 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Cass County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Cass County, Minnesota

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Cass County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Cass County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Cass County, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $664 and $812.

2021 Cass 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
Fair Market Rent $487 $560 $738 $921 $1,001
Payment Standard Range $438 to $536 $504 to $616 $664 to $812 $829 to $1,013 $901 to $1,101

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Cass County, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 28
Total Low Income Apartments 688
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 451
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 19.23%
Average Renter Household Size 2.17
Average Household Size 2.19
Median Household Income $46,531 ±$916
Median Rent $665 ±$23
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.23% ± 2.12pp
Total Population 28,519

Population and Household Demographics

Cass County is a county in Minnesota with a population of 28,519. There are 12,856 households in the county with an average household size of 2.19 persons. 19.23% of households in Cass County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Cass County

The median gross income for households in Cass County is $46,531 a year, or $3,878 a month. The median rent for the county is $665 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Cass County, a household making less than $2,217 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.23% of households who rent are overburdened in Cass County.

Area Median Income In Cass 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 Cass County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $61,500

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 Cass 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 Cass County

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

Cities In Cass County

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City Served By
Ansel The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ansel is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Backus The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Backus is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Barclay The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Barclay is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Becker The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Becker is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Bena The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bena is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Beulah The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Beulah is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Birch Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Birch Lake is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Blind Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Blind Lake is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Boy Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Boy Lake is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Boy River The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Boy River is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Boy Rivership The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Boy Rivership is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Bull Moose The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bull Moose is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Bungo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bungo is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Byron The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Byron is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Cass Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Cass Lake are the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Cass Lake Minnesota and Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Chickamaw Beach The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chickamaw Beach is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Crooked Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Crooked Lake is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Deerfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Deerfield is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
East Cass UT The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East Cass UT is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
East Gull Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East Gull Lake is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Fairview The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fairview is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Federal Dam The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Federal Dam is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Gould The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gould is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Hackensack The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hackensack is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Hiram The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hiram is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Home Brook The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Home Brook is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Inguadona The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Inguadona is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Kego The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kego is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Lake Shore The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lake Shore is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Leech Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Leech Lake is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Lima The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lima is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Longville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Longville is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Loon Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Loon Lake is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Maple The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Maple is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
May The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves May is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
McKinley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves McKinley is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Meadow Brook The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Meadow Brook is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Moose Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Moose Lake is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Motley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Motley is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
North Cass UT The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Cass UT is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
North Central Cass UT The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Central Cass UT is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Otter Tail Peninsula The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Otter Tail Peninsula is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Pike Bay The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pike Bay is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Pillager The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pillager is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Pine Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pine Lake is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Pine River The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Pine River are the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Pine River and Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Pine Rivership The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pine Rivership is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Ponto Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ponto Lake is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Poplar The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Poplar is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Powers The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Powers is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Remer The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Remer is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Remership The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Remership is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Rogers The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rogers is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Salem The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Salem is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Shingobee The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Shingobee is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Slater The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Slater is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Smoky Hollow The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Smoky Hollow is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Sylvan The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sylvan is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Thunder Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Thunder Lake is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Torrey The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Torrey is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Trelipe The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Trelipe is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Turtle Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Turtle Lake is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Wabedo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wabedo is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Wahnena UT The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wahnena UT is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Walden The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Walden is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Walker The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Walker are the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Walker Minnesota and Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Whipholt The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Whipholt is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Wilkinson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wilkinson is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Wilson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wilson is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Woodrow The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Woodrow is the Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.