Kasson, Minnesota Affordable Housing

Waiting Lists in Kasson, Minnesota

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Kasson. Go to the Minnesota Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Kasson.

Finding Affordable Housing in Kasson, Minnesota

There are 24 low-income apartments in Kasson that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 95 low-income homes in Kasson where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $390 towards rent each month.

Kasson Senior Housing

400 2nd St SW
Kasson, Minnesota
Income Based
1 BR
Rent Assisted

Kasson Historic Residences

101 3rd Avenue Northwest
Kasson, Minnesota

Greenfield Manor

700 Veterans Mem Hwy
Kasson, Minnesota

Greenfield Village Apartments

600 Veterans Mem Hwy
Kasson, Minnesota

Southridge Townhomes

500 W Veterans Memorial Hwy
Kasson, Minnesota

Sunwood Manor

200 First Street Ne
Kasson, Minnesota
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Affordable rent data last confirmed on March 15th, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Affordable Housing Near Kasson

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Kasson

City Apartments
Blooming Prairie, MN Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Blooming Prairie.
Dodge Center, MN Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Dodge Center.
Claremont, MN Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Claremont.
Hayfield, MN Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Hayfield.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Kasson, 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.

Waiting lists for project-based assistance, like the Public Housing program, are open:

Housing Authority Programs
Southeastern Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Minnesota Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Kasson.

Kasson, Minnesota Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Kasson, Minnesota

Kasson features 95 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 Kasson, Minnesota

There are 24 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Kasson.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Kasson, Minnesota

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Kasson, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,102 and $1,346.

2023 Kasson, 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
Kasson, Minnesota Fair Market Rent $847 $985 $1,224 $1,740 $2,085
Kasson, Minnesota Payment Standard Range $762 to $932 $887 to $1,084 $1,102 to $1,346 $1,566 to $1,914 $1,877 to $2,294

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Kasson, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 119
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 95
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 18.66%
Average Renter Household Size 2.03
Average Household Size 2.63
Median Household Income $68,200 ±$6,356
Median Rent $617 ±$89
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 36.3% ± 15.44pp
Total Population 6,049

Population and Household Demographics

Kasson is a city in Dodge County, Minnesota with a population of 6,049. There are 2,288 households in the city with an average household size of 2.63 persons. 18.66% of households in Kasson are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Kasson

The median gross income for households in Kasson is $68,200 a year, or $5,683 a month. The median rent for the city is $617 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Kasson, a household making less than $2,057 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.3% of households who rent are overburdened in Kasson.

Area Median Income In Kasson

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 Kasson, the AMI is calculated from all households within Dodge County.

In Kasson, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $112,900

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 Kasson

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 Kasson

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Kasson AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$23,450 $26,800 $30,150 $33,450 $36,150 $38,850 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Kasson AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$39,050 $44,600 $50,200 $55,750 $60,250 $64,700 $69,150 $73,600
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Kasson AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$62,450 $71,400 $80,300 $89,200 $96,350 $103,500 $110,650 $117,750