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Affordable Housing In Lyle
Mower County, Minnesota

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Lyle

Colonial Manor

801 Hollerud St
Lyle, Minnesota
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Housing Authorities that serve Lyle

Housing Authority Programs
Mower County Housing and Redevelopment Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Lyle, Minnesota

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 8 affordable apartments for rent in Lyle, Minnesota.

Income Based Apartments in Lyle, Minnesota

Lyle features 8 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 Lyle, Minnesota

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lyle, Minnesota

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lyle, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $709 and $867.

2020 Lyle, 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 $513 $598 $788 $1,111 $1,142
Payment Standard Range $462 to $564 $538 to $658 $709 to $867 $1,000 to $1,222 $1,028 to $1,256

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Lyle, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 8
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 8
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.6%
Average Renter Household Size 2.11
Average Household Size 2.43
Median Household Income $45,313 ±$7,657
Median Rent $588 ±$222
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49.06% ± 26.73pp
Total Population 504

Population and Household Demographics

Lyle is a city in Mower County, Minnesota with a population of 504. There are 207 households in the city with an average household size of 2.43 persons. 25.6% of households in Lyle are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lyle

The median gross income for households in Lyle is $45,313 a year, or $3,776 a month. The median rent for the city is $588 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lyle, a household making less than $1,960 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.06% of households who rent are overburdened in Lyle.

Area Median Income In Lyle

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 Lyle, the AMI is calculated from all households within Mower County.

In Lyle, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $73,700

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 Lyle

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 Lyle

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,500 $17,700 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $25,800 $29,500 $33,200 $36,850 $39,800 $42,750 $45,700 $48,650
80% of Median $41,300 $47,200 $53,100 $58,950 $63,700 $68,400 $73,100 $77,850