Affordable Housing In Kittson County
Minnesota

11 Low Income Apartment Communities In Kittson County

Oakwood Homes

408 Washington Ave W
Karlstad, MN
Income Based
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Carlson Crossing

912 E Baker St
St. Joseph, MN
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
HCV Welcome
Subsidized

Hallock Homes, Inc

310 W Broadway
Hallock, MN
Subsidized

Lancaster Homes II

410 Minnesota Ave
Lancaster, MN
Subsidized

Pinewood Apartments

360 The Dr
Deerwood, MN
HCV Welcome

Woodland Apartments

23771 Broadway Ave
Deerwood, MN

Stearns County Lrph

125 10th Ave SE
St. Joseph, MN

Pinewood Manor

23313 Cross Dr
Deerwood, MN

Indian Carry Apartments

21745 Indian Carry
Deerwood, MN

Morningside Townhomes

256 Iverson St W
St. Joseph, MN
HCV Welcome

Housing Authorities that serve Kittson County

Housing Authority Programs
Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Kittson County, Minnesota

According to federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research, there are 11 low income housing apartment communities offering 265 affordable apartments for rent in Kittson County, Minnesota. Kittson County features 169 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 96 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Kittson County.

Kittson County, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 11
Total Low Income Apartments 265
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 169
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 19.19%
Average Renter Household Size 1.96
Average Household Size 2.28
Median Household Income $52,326 ±$4,175
Median Rent $504 ±$44
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 27.79% ± 6.25pp
Total Population 4,480

Population and Household Demographics

Kittson County is a County in Minnesota with a population of 4,480. There are 1,912 households in the county with an average household size of 2.28 persons. 19.19% of households in Kittson County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Kittson County

The median gross income for households in Kittson County is $52,326 a year, or $4,361 a month. The median rent for the county is $504 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Kittson County, a household making less than $1,680 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 27.79% of households who rent are overburdened in Kittson County.1

Area Median Income In Kittson 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 Kittson County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $71,600

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 Kittson 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 Kittson County HUD Rental Assistance in Kittson County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,200 $17,400 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $25,350 $29,000 $32,600 $36,200 $39,100 $42,000 $44,900 $47,800
80% of Median $40,550 $46,350 $52,150 $57,900 $62,550 $67,200 $71,800 $76,450

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Kittson County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $25,350 $29,000 $32,600 $36,200 $39,100 $42,000 $44,900 $47,800
60% of Median $30,420 $34,800 $39,120 $43,440 $46,920 $50,400 $53,880 $57,360

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Kittson County is $39,120 a year, or $3,260 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $3,260 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $978 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $634 $679 $815 $941 $1,050 $1,159
60% $761 $815 $978 $1,130 $1,260 $1,391
Fair Market Rents in Kittson County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$471 $549 $714 $899 $967

Cities In Kittson County

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City Listings Served By
Hallock 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hallock is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Lake Bronson 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lake Bronson is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Karlstad 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Karlstad is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Lancaster 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lancaster is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
St. Joseph 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve St. Joseph are the Stearns County HRA and Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Kennedy 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kennedy is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Arveson 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Arveson is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Cannon 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cannon is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Caribou 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Caribou is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Clow 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clow is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Davis 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Davis is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Deerwood 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Deerwood is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Donaldson 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Donaldson is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Granville 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Granville is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Hallockship 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hallockship is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Halma 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Halma is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Hampden 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hampden is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Hazelton 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hazelton is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Hill 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hill is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Humboldt 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Humboldt is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Jupiter 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jupiter is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Klondike UT 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Klondike UT is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
McKinley UT 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves McKinley UT is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
North Red River UT 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Red River UT is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Norway 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Norway is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Peatland UT 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Peatland UT is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Pelan 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pelan is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Percy 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Percy is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Poppleton 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Poppleton is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Richardville 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Richardville is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
St. Josephship 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves St. Josephship is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
St. Vincent 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves St. Vincent is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
St. Vincentship 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves St. Vincentship is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Skane 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Skane is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
South Red River 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves South Red River is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Spring Brook 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Spring Brook is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Svea 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Svea is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Tegner 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tegner is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Teien 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Teien is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Thompson 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Thompson is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .