Affordable Housing In Clearwater
Wright County, Minnesota

Waiting List Openings In Clearwater

City of St. Cloud and the Counties of Benton, Sherburne and Wright, MN Section 8 HCV Waiting List

The St. Cloud Housing and Redevelopment Authority will accept Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications from May 2, 2022 at 12:01 am, until May 6, 2022 at 11:59 pm CT.

How to Apply for the City of St. Cloud and the Counties of Benton, Sherburne and Wright, MN Section 8 HCV Waiting List.

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Clearwater

Clearwater Park View

1040 Porter St
Clearwater, Minnesota
Income Based
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Oak Manor Apartments

1120 Porter St
Clearwater, Minnesota

Clearwater River Apartments

825 Ash St
Clearwater, Minnesota
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Clearwater, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Clearwater, Minnesota

Housing Authority Programs
St. Cloud Housing and Redevelopment Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Clearwater, Minnesota

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 55 affordable apartments for rent in Clearwater, Minnesota.

Income Based Apartments in Clearwater, Minnesota

Clearwater features 18 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 Clearwater, Minnesota

There are 37 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Clearwater.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Clearwater, Minnesota

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Clearwater, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,196 and $1,462.

2022 Clearwater, 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
Clearwater, Minnesota Fair Market Rent $932 $1,078 $1,329 $1,841 $2,145
Clearwater, Minnesota Payment Standard Range $839 to $1,025 $970 to $1,186 $1,196 to $1,462 $1,657 to $2,025 $1,931 to $2,360

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Clearwater, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 55
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 18
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters %
Average Renter Household Size 0.00
Average Household Size 0.00
Median Household Income $0 ±$0
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Total Population 0

Population and Household Demographics

Clearwater is a city in Wright County, Minnesota with a population of 0. There are 0 households in the city with an average household size of 0.00 persons. % of households in Clearwater are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Clearwater

The median gross income for households in Clearwater is $0 a year, or $0 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Area Median Income In Clearwater

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Clearwater, the AMI is calculated from all households within Wright County.

In Clearwater, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $118,200

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 Clearwater

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 Clearwater

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Clearwater AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$24,650 $28,200 $31,700 $35,200 $38,050 $40,850 $43,650 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Clearwater AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$41,100 $46,950 $52,800 $58,650 $63,350 $68,050 $72,750 $77,450
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Clearwater AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$62,600 $71,550 $80,500 $89,400 $96,600 $103,750 $110,900 $118,050