Affordable Housing In Kandiyohi County
Minnesota

Waiting List Openings In Kandiyohi County

Kandiyohi County, MN Limited Section 8 HCV Waiting List

The Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority will accept Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications on a limited basis from April 6, 2022 at 8:00 am, until August 31, 2022 at 4:30 pm CT.

How to Apply for the Kandiyohi County, MN Limited Section 8 HCV Waiting List.

22 Low Income Apartment Communities In Kandiyohi County

Cardinal Manor

1820 SE Becker Ave
Willmar, Minnesota
Income Based
1-2 BR

Valleyside Townhomes

3101 7th Ave NW
Willmar, Minnesota
$625-740
2-3 BR

Highland Apartments

115 Becker Ave SE
Willmar, Minnesota
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized

Cottonwood Apartments

158 4th Ave
Spicer, Minnesota
Income Based
1 BR

Hanson Apartments

401 Lakeland Dr
Willmar, Minnesota
Income Based-761
1-2 BR

15th Street Flats

1613 15th Street Southeast
Willmar, Minnesota
$362-862
1-3 BR

Countryside Estates

1226 Dana Drive Se
Willmar, Minnesota

West Central Mental Health Hng, Inc

917 20th Ave SE
Willmar, Minnesota
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Centennial Square

1109 9th St SE
Willmar, Minnesota
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Willow Run II

1401 5th St SW
Willmar, Minnesota
Subsidized

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Kandiyohi 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.

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 Kandiyohi County, Minnesota

Housing Authority Programs
Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Moving to Work

Guide To Affordable Housing in Kandiyohi County, Minnesota

There are 22 low income housing apartment communities offering 985 affordable apartments for rent in Kandiyohi County, Minnesota.

Income Based Apartments in Kandiyohi County, Minnesota

Kandiyohi County features 698 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 Kandiyohi County, Minnesota

There are 287 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Kandiyohi County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Kandiyohi County, Minnesota

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Kandiyohi County, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $735 and $899.

2022 Kandiyohi 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
Kandiyohi County, Minnesota Fair Market Rent $618 $671 $817 $1,161 $1,398
Kandiyohi County, Minnesota Payment Standard Range $556 to $680 $604 to $738 $735 to $899 $1,045 to $1,277 $1,258 to $1,538

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Kandiyohi County, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 22
Total Low Income Apartments 985
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 698
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.4%
Average Renter Household Size 2.19
Average Household Size 2.48
Median Household Income $52,632 ±$1,266
Median Rent $666 ±$19
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.09% ± 5.61pp
Total Population 42,444

Population and Household Demographics

Kandiyohi County is a county in Minnesota with a population of 42,444. There are 16,701 households in the county with an average household size of 2.48 persons. 27.4% of households in Kandiyohi County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Kandiyohi County

The median gross income for households in Kandiyohi County is $52,632 a year, or $4,386 a month. The median rent for the county is $666 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Kandiyohi County, a household making less than $2,220 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.09% of households who rent are overburdened in Kandiyohi County.

Area Median Income In Kandiyohi 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 Kandiyohi County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $81,000

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 Kandiyohi 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 Kandiyohi County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Kandiyohi County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,600 $20,100 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Kandiyohi County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,300 $33,450 $37,650 $41,800 $45,150 $48,500 $51,850 $55,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Kandiyohi County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$46,850 $53,550 $60,250 $66,900 $72,300 $77,650 $83,000 $88,350

Cities In Kandiyohi County

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City Served By
Arctander The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Arctander is the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Atwater The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Atwater is the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Blomkest The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Blomkest is the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Burbank The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Burbank is the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Colfax The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Colfax is the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Dovre The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dovre is the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
East Lake Lillian The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East Lake Lillian is the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Edwards The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Edwards is the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Fahlun The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fahlun is the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Gennessee The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gennessee is the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Green Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Green Lake is the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Harrison The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Harrison is the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Holland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Holland is the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Irving The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Irving is the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Kandiyohi The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kandiyohi is the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Kandiyohiship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kandiyohiship is the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Lake Andrew The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lake Andrew is the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Lake Elizabeth The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lake Elizabeth is the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Lake Lillian The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lake Lillian is the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Lake Lillianship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lake Lillianship is the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Mamre The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mamre is the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
New London The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New London is the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
New Londonship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Londonship is the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Norway Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Norway Lake is the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Pennock The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pennock is the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Prinsburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Prinsburg is the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Raymond The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Raymond is the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Regal The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Regal is the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Roseland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Roseland is the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Roseville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Roseville is the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Spicer The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Spicer is the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
St. Johns The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves St. Johns is the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Sunburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sunburg is the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Whitefield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Whitefield is the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Willmar The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Willmar is the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Willmarship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Willmarship is the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.