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Affordable Housing In Hanska
Brown County, Minnesota

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Hanska

Hanska Haus

102 First St W
Hanska, Minnesota
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Housing Authorities that serve Hanska

Housing Authority Programs
New Ulm Economic Development Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Hanska, Minnesota

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 8 affordable apartments for rent in Hanska, Minnesota.

Income Based Apartments in Hanska, Minnesota

Hanska features 8 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 Hanska, Minnesota

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Hanska, Minnesota

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Hanska, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $643 and $785.

2020 Hanska, 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 $465 $573 $714 $890 $967
Payment Standard Range $419 to $512 $516 to $630 $643 to $785 $801 to $979 $870 to $1,064

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Hanska, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 8
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 8
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 20.22%
Average Renter Household Size 1.58
Average Household Size 2.12
Median Household Income $49,500 ±$3,001
Median Rent $732 ±$80
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 27.78% ± 13.39pp
Total Population 378

Population and Household Demographics

Hanska is a city in Brown County, Minnesota with a population of 378. There are 178 households in the city with an average household size of 2.12 persons. 20.22% of households in Hanska are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Hanska

The median gross income for households in Hanska is $49,500 a year, or $4,125 a month. The median rent for the city is $732 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Hanska, a household making less than $2,440 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 27.78% of households who rent are overburdened in Hanska.

Area Median Income In Hanska

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 Hanska, the AMI is calculated from all households within Brown County.

In Hanska, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $76,400

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 Hanska

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 Hanska

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,050 $18,350 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $26,750 $30,600 $34,400 $38,200 $41,300 $44,350 $47,400 $50,450
80% of Median $42,800 $48,900 $55,000 $61,100 $66,000 $70,900 $75,800 $80,700