Affordable Housing In Lewiston
Winona County, Minnesota

Affordable Housing programs support 22 income based apartments in Lewiston where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 0 affordable apartments in Lewiston that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Lewiston, Minnesota

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

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Affordable Housing Near Lewiston

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Public Housing Agencies Serving Lewiston, 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 Lewiston.

Lewiston, Minnesota Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Lewiston, Minnesota

Lewiston features 22 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 Lewiston, Minnesota

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lewiston.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lewiston, Minnesota

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Lewiston landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Lewiston.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lewiston, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $805 and $983.

2023 Lewiston, 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
Lewiston, Minnesota Fair Market Rent $598 $723 $894 $1,197 $1,298
Lewiston, Minnesota Payment Standard Range $538 to $658 $651 to $795 $805 to $983 $1,077 to $1,317 $1,168 to $1,428

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Lewiston, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 22
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 22
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.11%
Average Renter Household Size 2.05
Average Household Size 2.57
Median Household Income $60,347 ±$6,877
Median Rent $534 ±$36
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 40% ± 15.92pp
Total Population 1,562

Population and Household Demographics

Lewiston is a city in Winona County, Minnesota with a population of 1,562. There are 589 households in the city with an average household size of 2.57 persons. 33.11% of households in Lewiston are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lewiston

The median gross income for households in Lewiston is $60,347 a year, or $5,029 a month. The median rent for the city is $534 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lewiston, a household making less than $1,780 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 40% of households who rent are overburdened in Lewiston.

Area Median Income In Lewiston

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 Lewiston, the AMI is calculated from all households within Winona County.

In Lewiston, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $87,500

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 Lewiston

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 Lewiston

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Lewiston AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,350 $21,000 $23,600 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Lewiston AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$30,600 $35,000 $39,350 $43,700 $47,200 $50,700 $54,200 $57,700
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Lewiston AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$48,950 $55,950 $62,950 $69,900 $75,500 $81,100 $86,700 $92,300