Affordable Housing In Clearwater County
7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Clearwater County
Housing Authorities that serve Clearwater County
|Clearwater County Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Other Housing Authorities located in Clearwater County
|Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Bagley||Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Clearwater County, Minnesota
There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 169 affordable apartments for rent in Clearwater County, Minnesota.
Income Based Apartments in Clearwater County, Minnesota
Clearwater County features 139 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 County, Minnesota
There are 30 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Clearwater County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Clearwater County, Minnesota
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Clearwater County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Clearwater County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Clearwater County, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $643 and $785.
2020 Clearwater 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||$539||$542||$714||$1,002||$1,006|
|Payment Standard Range||$485 to $593||$488 to $596||$643 to $785||$902 to $1,102||$905 to $1,107|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Clearwater County, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||7|
|Total Low Income Apartments||169|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||139|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||21.54%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.23|
|Average Household Size||2.48|
|Median Household Income||$43,421 ±$1,966|
|Median Rent||$558 ±$78|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||35.95% ± 5.85pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Clearwater County is a County in Minnesota with a population of 8,752. There are 3,486 households in the county with an average household size of 2.48 persons. 21.54% of households in Clearwater County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Clearwater County
The median gross income for households in Clearwater County is $43,421 a year, or $3,618 a month. The median rent for the county is $558 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Clearwater County, a household making less than $1,860 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 35.95% of households who rent are overburdened in Clearwater County.1
Area Median Income In Clearwater 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 Clearwater County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $59,300
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 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 Clearwater County HUD Rental Assistance in Clearwater County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$15,200||$17,400||$21,330||$25,750||$30,170||$34,590||$39,010||$43,430|
|50% of Median||$25,350||$29,000||$32,600||$36,200||$39,100||$42,000||$44,900||$47,800|
|80% of Median||$40,550||$46,350||$52,150||$57,900||$62,550||$67,200||$71,800||$76,450|
Cities In Clearwater County
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|Bagley||4||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bagley are the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Bagley and Clearwater County Housing Authority.|
|Gonvick||1||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gonvick is the Clearwater County Housing Authority.|
|Clearbrook||1||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clearbrook is the Clearwater County Housing Authority.|
|Long Lost Lake||0|
|North Clearwater UT||0|
|South Clearwater UT||0|