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Affordable Housing In Evansville
Douglas County, Minnesota

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Evansville

Towers Apartments

110 State St NW
Evansville, Minnesota

Evansville Apts

505 Johnson St
Evansville, Minnesota
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Housing Authorities that serve Evansville

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Evansville, Minnesota

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 24 affordable apartments for rent in Evansville, Minnesota.

Income Based Apartments in Evansville, Minnesota

Evansville features 24 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 Evansville, Minnesota

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Evansville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Evansville, Minnesota

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Evansville, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $728 and $890.

2020 Evansville, 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 $527 $614 $809 $1,071 $1,162
Payment Standard Range $474 to $580 $553 to $675 $728 to $890 $964 to $1,178 $1,046 to $1,278

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Evansville, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 24
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 24
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.33%
Average Renter Household Size 1.75
Average Household Size 2.12
Median Household Income $36,771 ±$2,640
Median Rent $578 ±$127
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 69.84% ± 20.38pp
Total Population 603

Population and Household Demographics

Evansville is a city in Douglas County, Minnesota with a population of 603. There are 270 households in the city with an average household size of 2.12 persons. 23.33% of households in Evansville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Evansville

The median gross income for households in Evansville is $36,771 a year, or $3,064 a month. The median rent for the city is $578 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Evansville, a household making less than $1,927 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 69.84% of households who rent are overburdened in Evansville.

Area Median Income In Evansville

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 Evansville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Douglas County.

In Evansville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $79,400

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 Evansville

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 Evansville

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,700 $19,050 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $27,800 $31,800 $35,750 $39,700 $42,900 $46,100 $49,250 $52,450
80% of Median $44,450 $50,800 $57,150 $63,500 $68,600 $73,700 $78,750 $83,850