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Silverwood Apartments

116 Silverwood Avenue
Marble, Minnesota
1-2 BR

Prairieview Apartments

106 N County Rd
Ivanhoe, Minnesota
Income Based
1-2 BR
Rent Assisted

Olsen Apt

201 South Brook Street
Hendricks, Minnesota

Lincoln Co. Hra

298 Highland Ct
Tyler, Minnesota

Benton Valley Manor

111 Morton St S
Lake Benton, Minnesota

Westview Apartments

402 W Hobart St
Hendricks, Minnesota

New Vistas Apartments

310 State St
Tyler, Minnesota
Rent Assisted

Morning Sun Apartments

300 Highland Ct
Tyler, Minnesota
Rent Assisted

Hole in the Mtn Apartments

103 Parkview Dr
Lake Benton, Minnesota
Rent Assisted

There are 12 low-income apartments in Lincoln County that offer reduced rents to eligible households. Low-income rents in Lincoln County, Minnesota can range from $596 to $726 depending on the number of bedrooms.

Rental assistance programs support 154 low-income homes in Lincoln County where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $-4 towards rent each month.

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Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on January 26th, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Lincoln 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.

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

Lincoln County, Minnesota Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Lincoln County, Minnesota

Lincoln County features 154 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 Lincoln County, Minnesota

There are 12 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lincoln County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lincoln County, Minnesota

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Lincoln County landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Lincoln County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lincoln County, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $743 and $909.

2023 Lincoln 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
Lincoln County, Minnesota Fair Market Rent $552 $663 $826 $1,104 $1,202
Lincoln County, Minnesota Payment Standard Range $497 to $607 $597 to $729 $743 to $909 $994 to $1,214 $1,082 to $1,322

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Lincoln County, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 9
Total Low Income Apartments 166
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 154
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 20.7%
Average Renter Household Size 1.81
Average Household Size 2.25
Median Household Income $49,575 ±$3,416
Median Rent $528 ±$36
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 32.5% ± 3.94pp
Total Population 5,808

Population and Household Demographics

Lincoln County is a county in Minnesota with a population of 5,808. There are 2,497 households in the county with an average household size of 2.25 persons. 20.7% of households in Lincoln County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lincoln County

The median gross income for households in Lincoln County is $49,575 a year, or $4,131 a month. The median rent for the county is $528 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lincoln County, a household making less than $1,760 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 32.5% of households who rent are overburdened in Lincoln County.

Area Median Income In Lincoln 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 Lincoln County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $78,700

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 Lincoln 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 Lincoln County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Lincoln County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,500 $20,000 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Lincoln County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,200 $33,350 $37,500 $41,650 $45,000 $48,350 $51,650 $55,000
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Lincoln County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$46,700 $53,350 $60,000 $66,650 $72,000 $77,350 $82,650 $88,000