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Affordable Housing In Clay County
Minnesota

28 Low Income Apartment Communities In Clay County

Village Green Manor

3501 Village Green Drive
Moorhead, Minnesota
$813-955
2-3 BR
Subsidized

Park View Terrace Apartments

100 3rd St N
Moorhead, Minnesota
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Leonhardt Manor

302 5th St. NE
Barnesville, Minnesota
$580
1 BR
Accessible
62+
Accessible

Moorhead Townhomes

3202 17th St S
Moorhead, Minnesota
Call For Rent
3 BR

Prairie View Apartments

1106 19th St S
Moorhead, Minnesota
Call For Rent
2 BR

Easten Townhomes

2934 4th Ave N
Moorhead, Minnesota
Call For Rent
2 BR

Northside Terrace

1002 6th St N
Hawley, Minnesota
$666-808
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Fieldcrest Townhomes

1828 34th Avenue S
Moorhead, Minnesota
Income Based
2-3 BR

Eastwood Manor Apartments

1204 34th Street Cir S
Moorhead, Minnesota
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Agassiz Apartments

110 2nd St NE
Ulen, Minnesota
Subsidized

Housing Authorities that serve Clay County

Housing Authority Programs
Fargo Housing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)
Clay County Housing and Redevelopment Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Mainstream Voucher

Guide To Affordable Housing in Clay County, Minnesota

There are 28 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,010 affordable apartments for rent in Clay County, Minnesota.

Income Based Apartments in Clay County, Minnesota

Clay County features 619 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 Clay County, Minnesota

There are 391 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Clay County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Clay County, Minnesota

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Clay County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Clay County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Clay County, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $786 and $960.

2021 Clay 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
Clay County, Minnesota Fair Market Rent $593 $712 $873 $1,249 $1,512
Clay County, Minnesota Payment Standard Range $534 to $652 $641 to $783 $786 to $960 $1,124 to $1,374 $1,361 to $1,663

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Clay County, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 28
Total Low Income Apartments 1,010
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 619
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.81%
Average Renter Household Size 2.09
Average Household Size 2.51
Median Household Income $57,965 ±$2,431
Median Rent $723 ±$18
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50.52% ± 5pp
Total Population 60,879

Population and Household Demographics

Clay County is a county in Minnesota with a population of 60,879. There are 22,674 households in the county with an average household size of 2.51 persons. 29.81% of households in Clay County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Clay County

The median gross income for households in Clay County is $57,965 a year, or $4,830 a month. The median rent for the county is $723 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Clay County, a household making less than $2,410 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50.52% of households who rent are overburdened in Clay County.

Area Median Income In Clay 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 Clay County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $89,400

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 Clay 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 Clay 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 Clay County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,800 $21,450 $24,150 $26,800 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Clay County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$31,300 $35,800 $40,250 $44,700 $48,300 $51,900 $55,450 $59,050
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Clay County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$50,050 $57,200 $64,350 $71,500 $77,250 $82,950 $88,700 $94,400

Cities In Clay County

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City Served By
Alliance The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Alliance are the Fargo Housing and Clay County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Baker The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Baker are the Fargo Housing and Clay County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Barnesville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Barnesville are the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Barnsville, Fargo Housing and Clay County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Barnesvilleship The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Barnesvilleship are the Fargo Housing and Clay County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Comstock The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Comstock are the Fargo Housing and Clay County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Cromwell The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Cromwell are the Fargo Housing and Clay County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Dilworth The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Dilworth are the Fargo Housing and Clay County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Eglon The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Eglon are the Fargo Housing and Clay County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Elkton The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Elkton are the Fargo Housing and Clay County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Elmwood The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Elmwood are the Fargo Housing and Clay County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Felton The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Felton are the Fargo Housing and Clay County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Feltonship The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Feltonship are the Fargo Housing and Clay County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Flowing The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Flowing are the Fargo Housing and Clay County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Georgetown The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Georgetown are the Fargo Housing and Clay County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Georgetownship The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Georgetownship are the Fargo Housing and Clay County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Glyndon The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Glyndon are the Fargo Housing and Clay County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Glyndonship The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Glyndonship are the Fargo Housing and Clay County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Goose Prairie The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Goose Prairie are the Fargo Housing and Clay County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Hagen The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hagen are the Fargo Housing and Clay County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Hawley The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hawley are the Fargo Housing and Clay County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Hawleyship The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hawleyship are the Fargo Housing and Clay County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Highland Grove The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Highland Grove are the Fargo Housing and Clay County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Hitterdal The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hitterdal are the Fargo Housing and Clay County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Holy Cross The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Holy Cross are the Fargo Housing and Clay County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Humboldt The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Humboldt are the Fargo Housing and Clay County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Keene The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Keene are the Fargo Housing and Clay County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Kragnes The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Kragnes are the Fargo Housing and Clay County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Kurtz The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Kurtz are the Fargo Housing and Clay County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Moland The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Moland are the Fargo Housing and Clay County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Moorhead The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Moorhead are the Moorhead Public Housing Agency, Fargo Housing and Clay County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Moorheadship The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Moorheadship are the Fargo Housing and Clay County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Morken The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Morken are the Fargo Housing and Clay County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Oakport The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Oakport are the Fargo Housing and Clay County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Oakportship The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Oakportship are the Fargo Housing and Clay County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Parke The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Parke are the Fargo Housing and Clay County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Riverton The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Riverton are the Fargo Housing and Clay County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Sabin The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Sabin are the Fargo Housing and Clay County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Skree The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Skree are the Fargo Housing and Clay County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Spring Prairie The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Spring Prairie are the Fargo Housing and Clay County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Tansem The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Tansem are the Fargo Housing and Clay County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Ulen The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ulen are the Fargo Housing and Clay County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Ulenship The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ulenship are the Fargo Housing and Clay County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Viding The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Viding are the Fargo Housing and Clay County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.