Affordable Housing In Fillmore County
Minnesota

18 Low Income Apartment Communities In Fillmore County

Lakewood Apartments

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

Scenic View Townhomes

1129 Scenic View Ct
Rushford, Minnesota
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

Harmony Manor Apartments

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

Rush Creek Townhomes

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

Kenilworth Apartments

607 Kenilworth Ave S
Lanesboro, Minnesota

Cherrywood Estates

102 Cherrywood Dr
Mabel, Minnesota
Subsidized

Vesterheim Manor

609 Kansas St NW
Preston, Minnesota

Rushford Manor

301 River Street
Rushford, Minnesota

Prairie View Manor

408 Minnesota St
Ostrander, Minnesota
Subsidized

Canton Manor

301 West Prairie Avenue
Canton, Minnesota

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Fillmore County, 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 Fillmore County, Minnesota

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

There are 18 low income housing apartment communities offering 316 affordable apartments for rent in Fillmore County, Minnesota.

Income Based Apartments in Fillmore County, Minnesota

Fillmore County features 258 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 Fillmore County, Minnesota

There are 58 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Fillmore County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Fillmore County, Minnesota

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Fillmore County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Fillmore County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Fillmore County, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $732 and $894.

2022 Fillmore 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
Fillmore County, Minnesota Fair Market Rent $614 $618 $813 $1,112 $1,194
Fillmore County, Minnesota Payment Standard Range $553 to $675 $556 to $680 $732 to $894 $1,001 to $1,223 $1,075 to $1,313

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Fillmore County, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 18
Total Low Income Apartments 316
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 258
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.

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 $86,800

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 HUD Rental Assistance in Fillmore County

1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Fillmore County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,250 $20,850 $23,450 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Fillmore County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$30,400 $34,750 $39,100 $43,400 $46,900 $50,350 $53,850 $57,300
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Fillmore County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$48,650 $55,600 $62,550 $69,450 $75,050 $80,600 $86,150 $91,700

Cities In Fillmore County

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