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Affordable Housing In Dilworth
Clay County, Minnesota

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Dilworth

Houge Estates

510 Center Ave E
Dilworth, Minnesota

Parkview Apartments II

603 1st Ave NW
Dilworth, Minnesota
Accepts Vouchers

Parkview Apartments I

609 1st Ave NW
Dilworth, Minnesota
Accepts Vouchers

East Park Apartments

1609 4th Ave NW
Dilworth, Minnesota
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Dilworth

Housing Authority Programs
Clay County Housing and Redevelopment Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Dilworth, Minnesota

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 114 affordable apartments for rent in Dilworth, Minnesota.

Income Based Apartments in Dilworth, Minnesota

Dilworth features 60 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 Dilworth, Minnesota

There are 54 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Dilworth.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Dilworth, Minnesota

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Dilworth, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $751 and $917.

2020 Dilworth, 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 research.

Dilworth, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 114
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 60
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.88%
Average Renter Household Size 2.31
Average Household Size 2.53
Median Household Income $49,886 ±$7,831
Median Rent $701 ±$83
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 52.14% ± 23.53pp
Total Population 4,166

Population and Household Demographics

Dilworth is a city in Clay County, Minnesota with a population of 4,166. There are 1,643 households in the city with an average household size of 2.53 persons. 29.88% of households in Dilworth are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Dilworth

The median gross income for households in Dilworth is $49,886 a year, or $4,157 a month. The median rent for the city is $701 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Dilworth, a household making less than $2,337 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 52.14% of households who rent are overburdened in Dilworth.

Area Median Income In Dilworth

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 Dilworth, the AMI is calculated from all households within Clay County.

In Dilworth, 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 Dilworth

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 Dilworth

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