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Affordable Housing In Koochiching County
Minnesota

10 Low Income Apartment Communities In Koochiching County

West Falls Estates

1641 20th Ave
International Falls, Minnesota
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Hampton Court

1382 Keenan Dr
International Falls, Minnesota
$570-630
1-2 BR

Koochiching County Apartments - Littlefork

324 Front St
Littlefork, Minnesota
62+

Koochiching County Apartments - Northome

12244 2nd St
Northome, Minnesota
62+

South Falls Apartments

2103 3rd Ave E
International Falls, Minnesota
Subsidized

Big Falls Sunview Apartments

510 2nd St NW
Big Falls, Minnesota
Subsidized

Falls South Apartments, a Mn Lp

202 22nd St E
International Falls, Minnesota
Subsidized

Woodland Park

1200 Riverside Dr
International Falls, Minnesota

Bois Forte Homes II

5239 Saint Johns Dr
Nett Lake, Minnesota

Fairview Horizon

1920 2nd Ave E
International Falls, Minnesota
Subsidized
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Housing Authorities that serve Koochiching County

Housing Authority Programs
Koochiching County HRA Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Koochiching County, Minnesota

There are 10 low income housing apartment communities offering 376 affordable apartments for rent in Koochiching County, Minnesota.

Income Based Apartments in Koochiching County, Minnesota

Koochiching County features 328 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 Koochiching County, Minnesota

There are 48 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Koochiching County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Koochiching County, Minnesota

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Koochiching County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Koochiching County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Koochiching County, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $643 and $785.

2020 Koochiching 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 $471 $546 $714 $977 $1,006
Payment Standard Range $424 to $518 $491 to $601 $643 to $785 $879 to $1,075 $905 to $1,107

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Koochiching County, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 10
Total Low Income Apartments 376
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 328
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 21.77%
Average Renter Household Size 1.83
Average Household Size 2.18
Median Household Income $42,919 ±$2,720
Median Rent $559 ±$42
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50.86% ± 9.54pp
Total Population 13,054

Population and Household Demographics

Koochiching County is a county in Minnesota with a population of 13,054. There are 5,844 households in the county with an average household size of 2.18 persons. 21.77% of households in Koochiching County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Koochiching County

The median gross income for households in Koochiching County is $42,919 a year, or $3,577 a month. The median rent for the county is $559 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Koochiching County, a household making less than $1,863 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50.86% of households who rent are overburdened in Koochiching County.

Area Median Income In Koochiching 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 Koochiching County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,300

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 Koochiching 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 Koochiching County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,300 $17,450 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $25,450 $29,050 $32,700 $36,300 $39,250 $42,150 $45,050 $47,950
80% of Median $40,700 $46,500 $52,300 $58,100 $62,750 $67,400 $72,050 $76,700

Cities In Koochiching County

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City Served By
Big Falls The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Big Falls is the Koochiching County HRA.
East Koochiching UT The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East Koochiching UT is the Koochiching County HRA.
International F The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves International F is the Koochiching County HRA.
International Falls The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve International Falls are the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of International Falls and Koochiching County HRA.
Littlefork The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Littlefork is the Koochiching County HRA.
Mizpah The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mizpah is the Koochiching County HRA.
Nett Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nett Lake is the Koochiching County HRA.
Nett Lake UT The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nett Lake UT is the Koochiching County HRA.
Northome The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Northome is the Koochiching County HRA.
Northome UT The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Northome UT is the Koochiching County HRA.
Northwest Koochiching UT The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Northwest Koochiching UT is the Koochiching County HRA.
Rainy Lake UT The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rainy Lake UT is the Koochiching County HRA.
Ranier The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ranier is the Koochiching County HRA.
South Koochiching UT The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves South Koochiching UT is the Koochiching County HRA.