Affordable Housing In Holdingford
Stearns County, Minnesota

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Holdingford

Fairview Apartments

111 3rd St S
Holdingford, Minnesota
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized

Cityview Townhomes

921 5th St
Holdingford, Minnesota
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Holdingford, 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 Holdingford, Minnesota

Housing Authority Programs
Stearns County HRA Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Holdingford, Minnesota

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 28 affordable apartments for rent in Holdingford, Minnesota.

Income Based Apartments in Holdingford, Minnesota

Holdingford features 16 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 Holdingford, Minnesota

There are 12 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Holdingford.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Holdingford, Minnesota

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Holdingford, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $797 and $975.

2022 Holdingford, 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
Holdingford, Minnesota Fair Market Rent $688 $722 $886 $1,216 $1,429
Holdingford, Minnesota Payment Standard Range $619 to $757 $650 to $794 $797 to $975 $1,094 to $1,338 $1,286 to $1,572

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Holdingford, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 28
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 16
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 22.58%
Average Renter Household Size 1.92
Average Household Size 2.13
Median Household Income $53,224 ±$4,360
Median Rent $627 ±$21
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 15.87% ± 19.87pp
Total Population 593

Population and Household Demographics

Holdingford is a city in Stearns County, Minnesota with a population of 593. There are 279 households in the city with an average household size of 2.13 persons. 22.58% of households in Holdingford are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Holdingford

The median gross income for households in Holdingford is $53,224 a year, or $4,435 a month. The median rent for the city is $627 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Holdingford, a household making less than $2,090 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 15.87% of households who rent are overburdened in Holdingford.

Area Median Income In Holdingford

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 Holdingford, the AMI is calculated from all households within Stearns County.

In Holdingford, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $88,500

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 Holdingford

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 Holdingford

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Holdingford AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,550 $21,200 $23,850 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Holdingford AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$30,950 $35,350 $39,750 $44,150 $47,700 $51,250 $54,750 $58,300
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Holdingford AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$49,500 $56,550 $63,600 $70,650 $76,350 $82,000 $87,650 $93,300