Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Cass Lake, MN

Discover affordable housing in Cass Lake where there are 5+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Cass Lake Square Townhomes

1322 Grant Utley Ave NW, Cass Lake, Minnesota 56633

bed 1-3
payment $525-840/mo.

Leech Lake Homes - Cass Lake

611 Elm Avenue, Cass Lake, Minnesota 56633

Cass Lake Square Apartments

881 Grant Utley Ave NW, Cass Lake, Minnesota 56633

Leech Lake Homes VIII

Various lots northeast of Wakonabo, Cass Lake, Minnesota 56633

Four Seasons Scattered

225 1st St NW, Cass Lake, Minnesota 56633

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Cass Lake, Minnesota

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Cass Lake, Minnesota
$18.05/hour
$9.20 (+104%) more than Minnesota minimum wage and $10.80 (+149%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Cass Lake, 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.

Operates the Public Housing programs for Cass Lake, Minnesota.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Cass Lake, Minnesota.

Go to the Minnesota Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Cass Lake.

How many renters live in Cass Lake, Minnesota?

The City of Cass Lake has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 52.87 percent of the population living in Cass Lake.

What is the rental market like in Cass Lake, Minnesota?

There are an estimated housing units in the Cass Lake area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Cass Lake, Minnesota, there are 1.02 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Cass Lake?

The rental vacancy rate in Cass Lake is 2 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Cass Lake for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Cass Lake
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
0 78 46 23 16
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Cass Lake

A large number of apartments in Cass Lake have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Cass Lake

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $791 to $1,441. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $791
One BR $849
Two BR $953
Three BR $1,260
Four BR $1,441
2024 Fair Market Rents in Cass Lake, Minnesota

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Cass Lake?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
One BR 33 42 percent
Two BR 28 61 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Cass Lake, Minnesota

How many affordable rental units are in Cass Lake?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Cass Lake, Minnesota including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Cass Lake, Minnesota

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Cass Lake, Minnesota

Cass Lake features 98 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 Lake, Minnesota

There are 55 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Cass Lake.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Cass Lake, Minnesota

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Cass Lake, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $858 and $1,048.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.