Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Goodhue County, MN

Discover affordable housing in Goodhue County where there are 30+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Bridge Run Townhomes

100 E State St, Cannon Falls, Minnesota 55009

Malmquist Estates

2622 Malmquist Ave, Red Wing, Minnesota 55066

Eagle Ridge Apartments

582 Tyler Rd S, Red Wing, Minnesota 55066

Stonehouse Apartments

115 W Minnesota St , Cannon Falls, Minnesota 55009

Lake City Apartments and Townhomes

1109 N High St, Lake City, Minnesota 55041

Park Street Apartments

321 Park St W, Cannon Falls, Minnesota 55009

Fox Meadows

600 N Main Street, Pine Island, Minnesota 55963

Knollwood Apartments

507 5th St SW, Pine Island, Minnesota 55963

Maple Hills Apartments

521 Maple St, Red Wing, Minnesota 55066

Trailside Acres

211 Sargent Dr, Red Wing, Minnesota 55066

Riverside Townhomes

1120 N Oak St, Lake City, Minnesota 55041

Wings Apartments

2536 Malmquist Ave, Red Wing, Minnesota 55066

Springcroft Apartments

629 3rd Ave, Wanamingo, Minnesota 55983

Halter Terrace Apartments

15 5th Street East, Zumbrota, Minnesota 55992

Halter Green Apartments

916 Larson Dr, Zumbrota, Minnesota 55992

Goodhue Apartments

113 1st Ave, Goodhue, Minnesota 55027

Burnside Apartments

187 Sargent Dr, Red Wing, Minnesota 55066

Zumbrota Towers

93 E 4th St, Zumbrota, Minnesota 55992

Jordan Towers II

440 W 5th St, Red Wing, Minnesota 55066

Pepin Apartments

1005A W Marion St, Lake City, Minnesota 55041

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Reported On January 24th, 2024 by Lorena Bentley

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Goodhue County, Minnesota
$10.96 (+124%) more than Minnesota minimum wage and $12.56 (+173%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Goodhue 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Goodhue County, Minnesota.

Go to the Minnesota Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Goodhue County.

How many renters live in Goodhue County, Minnesota?

The County of Goodhue County has 47,697 people living in 19,633 households.

There are 7,482 renters living in 4,412 renter households in this County. Renters make up 15.69 percent of the population living in Goodhue County.

What is the rental market like in Goodhue County, Minnesota?

There are an estimated 20,905 housing units in the Goodhue County area. Of these, 4,677 units are rental homes, making up 22 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Goodhue County, Minnesota, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Goodhue County?

The rental vacancy rate in Goodhue County is 3 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Goodhue County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Goodhue County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
256 1,754 1,262 939 98
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Goodhue County

A large number of apartments in Goodhue County have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Goodhue County are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 44 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 19 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Goodhue County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $737 to $1,775. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $737
One BR $874
Two BR $1,046
Three BR $1,474
Four BR $1,775
2024 Fair Market Rents in Goodhue County, Minnesota

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Goodhue County?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 167 65 percent
One BR 1,098 63 percent
Two BR 772 61 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Goodhue County, Minnesota

How many affordable rental units are in Goodhue County?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Goodhue County, Minnesota including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 367
Public Housing 134
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 421
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 289
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Goodhue County, Minnesota

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Goodhue County, Minnesota

Goodhue County features 949 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 Goodhue County, Minnesota

There are 157 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Goodhue County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Goodhue County, Minnesota

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Goodhue County, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $941 and $1,151.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.