Affordable Housing In Fillmore County
Minnesota

12 Low Income Apartment Communities In Fillmore County

Lakewood Apartments

420 Bench St SW
Chatfield, MN
Income Based
1 BR
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Harmony Manor Apartments

445 S Main Ave
Harmony, MN
Income Based
1-2 BR
62+
Subsidized

Rush Creek Townhomes

210 S Prairie
Rushford, MN
$645-750
1-2 BR

Cherrywood Estates

W Prairie Ave
Mabel, MN
Subsidized

Hillside Homes

409 S Hudson Ave
Spring Valley, MN
Subsidized

Good Shepherd Community Apartments

1034 Meadowview Dr
Rushford, MN
Subsidized

Sylvan Manor

503 Parkway Ave S
Lanesboro, MN
Subsidized

Vesterheim Manor

607 Kansas St NW
Preston, MN

Prairie View Manor

408 Minnesota St
Ostrander, MN
Subsidized

Jetmore Pha

611 Niederacher St
Lanesboro, KS

Housing Authorities that serve Fillmore County

Housing Authority Programs
Southeastern Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Fillmore County, Minnesota

According to federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research, there are 12 low income housing apartment communities offering 235 affordable apartments for rent in Fillmore County, Minnesota. Fillmore County features 189 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 46 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Fillmore County.

Fillmore County, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 12
Total Low Income Apartments 235
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 189
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 21.67%
Average Renter Household Size 1.98
Average Household Size 2.40
Median Household Income $51,665 ±$1,872
Median Rent $595 ±$30
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.1% ± 4.22pp
Total Population 20,843

Population and Household Demographics

Fillmore County is a County in Minnesota with a population of 20,843. There are 8,531 households in the county with an average household size of 2.40 persons. 21.67% of households in Fillmore County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Fillmore County

The median gross income for households in Fillmore County is $51,665 a year, or $4,305 a month. The median rent for the county is $595 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Fillmore County, a household making less than $1,983 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.1% of households who rent are overburdened in Fillmore County.1

Area Median Income In Fillmore 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 Fillmore County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $73,500

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 Fillmore 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 Fillmore County HUD Rental Assistance in Fillmore County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,450 $17,650 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $25,750 $29,400 $33,100 $36,750 $39,700 $42,650 $45,600 $48,550
80% of Median $41,200 $47,050 $52,950 $58,800 $63,550 $68,250 $72,950 $77,650
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Fillmore County

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.

From 1999 to 1999, 1 low income apartment communities containing 23 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Fillmore County by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Fillmore County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $25,750 $29,400 $33,100 $36,750 $39,700 $42,650 $45,600 $48,550
60% of Median $30,900 $35,280 $39,720 $44,100 $47,640 $51,180 $54,720 $58,260

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Fillmore County is $39,720 a year, or $3,310 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $3,310 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $993 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $644 $689 $828 $956 $1,066 $1,177
60% $773 $827 $993 $1,147 $1,280 $1,412
Fair Market Rents in Fillmore County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$469 $542 $714 $989 $1,004

Cities In Fillmore County

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

City Listings Served By
Lanesboro 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lanesboro is the Southeastern Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Spring Valley 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Spring Valley is the Southeastern Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Rushford 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rushford is the Southeastern Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Preston 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Preston is the Southeastern Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Ostrander 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ostrander is the Southeastern Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Harmony 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Harmony is the Southeastern Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Wykoff 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wykoff is the Southeastern Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Canton 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Canton is the Southeastern Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Chatfield 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chatfield is the Southeastern Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Mabel 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mabel is the Southeastern Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Amherst 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Amherst is the Southeastern Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Arendahl 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Arendahl is the Southeastern Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Beaver 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Beaver is the Southeastern Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Bloomfield 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bloomfield is the Southeastern Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Bristol 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bristol is the Southeastern Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Cantonship 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cantonship is the Southeastern Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Carimona 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Carimona is the Southeastern Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Carrolton 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Carrolton is the Southeastern Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Chatfieldship 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chatfieldship is the Southeastern Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Fillmore 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fillmore is the Southeastern Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Forestville 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Forestville is the Southeastern Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Fountain 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fountain is the Southeastern Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Fountainship 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fountainship is the Southeastern Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Harmonyship 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Harmonyship is the Southeastern Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Holt 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Holt is the Southeastern Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Jordan 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jordan is the Southeastern Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Newburg 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Newburg is the Southeastern Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Norway 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Norway is the Southeastern Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Peterson 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Peterson is the Southeastern Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Pilot Mound 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pilot Mound is the Southeastern Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Preble 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Preble is the Southeastern Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Prestonship 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Prestonship is the Southeastern Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Rushford Village 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rushford Village is the Southeastern Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Spring Valleyship 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Spring Valleyship is the Southeastern Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Sumner 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sumner is the Southeastern Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Whalan 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Whalan is the Southeastern Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
York 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves York is the Southeastern Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.