Affordable Housing In Chippewa County
Minnesota

8 Low Income Apartment Communities In Chippewa County

Burnsdale 1

1320 Black Oak Ave
Montevideo, MN
Subsidized

Henry Hill Apartments

150 7th Ave
Granite Falls, MN
Subsidized

Riverview Apartments - Granite Falls

108 Baldwin St
Granite Falls, MN
Subsidized

Eastgate Townhomes

1011 N 11th St
Montevideo, MN
Subsidized

Brookside Senior Living

804 Benson Rd
Montevideo, MN
Subsidized

Montevideo Hra

501 N 1st St
Montevideo, MN

Burnsdale Apartments II

1324 Black Oak Ave
Montevideo, MN

Tanglewood Limited

913 Tanglewood Dr
Montevideo, MN
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Housing Authorities that serve Chippewa County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing And Redevelopment Auth. of Chipp. Co. Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Housing And Redevelopment Authority of Yellow Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Other Housing Authorities located in Chippewa County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Montevideo Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Chippewa County, Minnesota

According to federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research, there are 8 low income housing apartment communities offering 360 affordable apartments for rent in Chippewa County, Minnesota. Chippewa County features 304 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 56 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Chippewa County.

Chippewa County, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 8
Total Low Income Apartments 360
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 304
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.67%
Average Renter Household Size 2.28
Average Household Size 2.36
Median Household Income $50,858 ±$2,807
Median Rent $630 ±$101
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 30.19% ± 8.02pp
Total Population 12,154

Population and Household Demographics

Chippewa County is a County in Minnesota with a population of 12,154. There are 5,036 households in the county with an average household size of 2.36 persons. 29.67% of households in Chippewa County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Chippewa County

The median gross income for households in Chippewa County is $50,858 a year, or $4,238 a month. The median rent for the county is $630 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Chippewa County, a household making less than $2,100 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 30.19% of households who rent are overburdened in Chippewa County.1

Area Median Income In Chippewa 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 Chippewa County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $73,500

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 Chippewa 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 Chippewa County HUD Rental Assistance in Chippewa County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,450 $17,650 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $25,750 $29,400 $33,100 $36,750 $39,700 $42,650 $45,600 $48,550
80% of Median $41,200 $47,050 $52,950 $58,800 $63,550 $68,250 $72,950 $77,650
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Chippewa County

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.

From 1998 to 1998, 1 low income apartment communities containing 23 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Chippewa County by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Chippewa County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $25,750 $29,400 $33,100 $36,750 $39,700 $42,650 $45,600 $48,550
60% of Median $30,900 $35,280 $39,720 $44,100 $47,640 $51,180 $54,720 $58,260

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Chippewa County is $39,720 a year, or $3,310 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $3,310 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $993 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $644 $689 $828 $956 $1,066 $1,177
60% $773 $827 $993 $1,147 $1,280 $1,412
Fair Market Rents in Chippewa County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$487 $574 $714 $1,030 $1,102

Cities In Chippewa County

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City Listings Served By
Montevideo 6 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Montevideo are the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Montevideo, Housing And Redevelopment Auth. of Chipp. Co. and Housing And Redevelopment Authority of Yellow.
Clara City 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Clara City are the Housing And Redevelopment Auth. of Chipp. Co. and Housing And Redevelopment Authority of Yellow.
Milan 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Milan are the Housing And Redevelopment Auth. of Chipp. Co. and Housing And Redevelopment Authority of Yellow.
Granite Falls 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Granite Falls are the Housing And Redevelopment Auth. of Chipp. Co. and Housing And Redevelopment Authority of Yellow.
Big Bend 0
Crate 0
Grace 0
Granite Fallsship 0
Havelock 0
Kragero 0
Leenthrop 0
Lone Tree 0
Louriston 0
Mandt 0
Maynard 0
Rheiderland 0
Rosewood 0
Sparta 0
Stoneham 0
Tunsberg 0
Watson 0
Woods 0