Affordable Housing In Glenwood
Pope County, Minnesota

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Glenwood

Glenview Apartments

501 5th St SE #109
Glenwood, MN
$604-660
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Glenwood Manor

780 2nd Ave NE
Glenwood, MN
Subsidized

Glenhaven Manor

507 5th St SE
Glenwood, MN
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Housing Authorities that serve Glenwood

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Glenwood, Minnesota

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 114 affordable apartments for rent in Glenwood, Minnesota.

Income Based Apartments in Glenwood, Minnesota

Glenwood features 114 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 Glenwood, Minnesota

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Glenwood, Minnesota

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Glenwood, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $675 and $825.

2020 Glenwood, 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 $494 $569 $750 $1,053 $1,056
Payment Standard Range $445 to $543 $512 to $626 $675 to $825 $948 to $1,158 $950 to $1,162

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Glenwood, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 114
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 114
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 34.74%
Average Renter Household Size 1.52
Average Household Size 1.96
Median Household Income $43,125 ±$7,970
Median Rent $672 ±$149
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.86% ± 11.52pp
Total Population 2,536

Population and Household Demographics

Glenwood is a City in Pope County, Minnesota with a population of 2,536. There are 1,235 households in the city with an average household size of 1.96 persons. 34.74% of households in Glenwood are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Glenwood

The median gross income for households in Glenwood is $43,125 a year, or $3,594 a month. The median rent for the city is $672 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Glenwood, a household making less than $2,240 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.86% of households who rent are overburdened in Glenwood.1

Area Median Income In Glenwood

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 Glenwood, the AMI is calculated from all households within Pope County.

In Glenwood, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $73,800

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 Glenwood

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 Glenwood HUD Rental Assistance in Glenwood

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,550 $17,750 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $25,850 $29,550 $33,250 $36,900 $39,900 $42,850 $45,800 $48,750
80% of Median $41,350 $47,250 $53,150 $59,050 $63,800 $68,500 $73,250 $77,950