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Affordable Housing In Isanti County

23 Low Income Apartment Communities In Isanti County

Shields Plaza

6100 Cedar St
North Branch, Minnesota
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Main Street Apartments

312 Main Street North
Cambridge, Minnesota
1-2 BR

Towers Terrace Townhomes

912 Circle Dr
Cambridge, Minnesota
2-3 BR

Braham Heights

204 5th St SW
Braham, Minnesota
2 BR

Braham Square Townhomes

507 3rd St SW
Braham, Minnesota
2-3 BR

Ashland Place Dellwood South

222 Ashland St N
Cambridge, Minnesota
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Cambridge Town Square

409 11th Ave SE
Cambridge, Minnesota
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Legacy Townhomes

1227 Garland Street
Cambridge, Minnesota
2-3 BR

Normandy Townhomes

800 11th Ave SW
Cambridge, Minnesota
2-3 BR

Cherokee Place

39950 Cherokee Avenue
North Branch, Minnesota

Guide To Affordable Housing in Isanti County, Minnesota

There are 23 low income housing apartment communities offering 764 affordable apartments for rent in Isanti County, Minnesota.

Income Based Apartments in Isanti County, Minnesota

Isanti County features 308 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 Isanti County, Minnesota

There are 456 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Isanti County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Isanti County, Minnesota

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Isanti County landlords $1,000 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Isanti County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Isanti County, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,093 and $1,335.

2020 Isanti County, 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 $820 $971 $1,214 $1,722 $2,025
Payment Standard Range $738 to $902 $874 to $1,068 $1,093 to $1,335 $1,550 to $1,894 $1,823 to $2,228

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Isanti County, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 23
Total Low Income Apartments 764
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 308
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 19.14%
Average Renter Household Size 2.34
Average Household Size 2.68
Median Household Income $59,865 ±$1,971
Median Rent $843 ±$62
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.52% ± 8.33pp
Total Population 38,296

Population and Household Demographics

Isanti County is a county in Minnesota with a population of 38,296. There are 14,059 households in the county with an average household size of 2.68 persons. 19.14% of households in Isanti County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Isanti County

The median gross income for households in Isanti County is $59,865 a year, or $4,989 a month. The median rent for the county is $843 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Isanti County, a household making less than $2,810 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.52% of households who rent are overburdened in Isanti County.

Area Median Income In Isanti County

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.

In Isanti County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $103,400

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 Isanti County

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 Isanti County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $21,700 $24,800 $27,900 $31,000 $33,500 $36,000 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $36,200 $41,400 $46,550 $51,700 $55,850 $60,000 $64,150 $68,250
80% of Median $54,950 $62,800 $70,650 $78,500 $84,800 $91,100 $97,350 $103,650

Cities In Isanti County

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City Served By
Braham The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Braham is the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Braham.
Cambridge The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cambridge is the Cambridge Economic Development Authority.
Maple Ridge
North Branch
Spencer Brook