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Affordable Housing In Clay County
Minnesota

28 Low Income Apartment Communities In Clay County

East Park Apartments

1609 4th Ave NW
Dilworth, Minnesota

Woodstone Apartments

3220 12th St S
Moorhead, Minnesota

Barnesville Apartments

802 5th St SE
Barnesville, Minnesota

Dilworth - Ulen - Hawley Scattered Sites

1358 Hartford St
Hawley, Minnesota

Sandstone Apartments

125 6th St SW
Barnesville, Minnesota

Fieldcrest Apartments

1804 34th Ave S
Moorhead, Minnesota

Pleasant View Manor

303 1st St Sw
Glyndon, Minnesota

Southview Apts (Cromwell)

1221 Highway 73
Cromwell, Minnesota

Housing Authorities that serve Clay County

Housing Authority Programs
Clay County Housing and Redevelopment Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Fargo Housing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)

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 $751 and $917.

2020 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
Fair Market Rent $555 $676 $834 $1,203 $1,464
Payment Standard Range $500 to $611 $608 to $744 $751 to $917 $1,083 to $1,323 $1,318 to $1,610

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

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $18,800 $21,450 $24,150 $26,800 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $31,300 $35,800 $40,250 $44,700 $48,300 $51,900 $55,450 $59,050
80% of Median $50,050 $57,200 $64,350 $71,500 $77,250 $82,950 $88,700 $94,400

Cities In Clay County

Select A City to View its Apartment Communities and Waiting Lists.

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