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Affordable Housing In Forada
Douglas County, Minnesota

Housing Authorities that serve Forada

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Forada, Minnesota

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Forada, Minnesota.

Income Based Apartments in Forada, Minnesota

Forada features 0 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 Forada, Minnesota

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Forada, Minnesota

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

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

2020 Forada, 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 AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Forada, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 9.38%
Average Renter Household Size 1.33
Average Household Size 2.20
Median Household Income $55,625 ±$17,206
Median Rent $645 ±$414
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 55.56% ± 190.24pp
Total Population 211

Population and Household Demographics

Forada is a city in Douglas County, Minnesota with a population of 211. There are 96 households in the city with an average household size of 2.20 persons. 9.38% of households in Forada are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Forada

The median gross income for households in Forada is $55,625 a year, or $4,635 a month. The median rent for the city is $645 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Forada, a household making less than $2,150 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 55.56% of households who rent are overburdened in Forada.

Area Median Income In Forada

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

In Forada, 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 Forada

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 Forada

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