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Affordable Housing In Martin County
Minnesota

13 Low Income Apartment Communities In Martin County

Trimont Square Apartments

121 E Main St
Trimont, Minnesota
$450
1 BR
Subsidized

Fairmont Square Apartments

1205 Victoria St
Fairmont, Minnesota
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Heritage Estates

101 Scotts Ct
Fairmont, Minnesota
Income Based
2 BR

Countryside Townhouses

1305 Johnson St
Fairmont, Minnesota
Subsidized

Lakeview Apartments

327 Fox Lake Ave
Sherburn, Minnesota
Subsidized

Village Apartments

333 Fox Lake Ave
Sherburn, Minnesota

Friendship Village

500 Home St
Fairmont, Minnesota

Waverly Homes

902 Elm Ave
Waverly, Minnesota

Welcome Housing

128 Campbell St
Welcome, Minnesota
Subsidized

Birch Street Apartments

131 Birch St W
Trimont, Minnesota

Housing Authorities that serve Martin County

Housing Authority Programs
South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Martin County, Minnesota

There are 13 low income housing apartment communities offering 470 affordable apartments for rent in Martin County, Minnesota.

Income Based Apartments in Martin County, Minnesota

Martin County features 306 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 Martin County, Minnesota

There are 164 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Martin County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Martin County, Minnesota

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Martin County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Martin County.

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

2020 Martin 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 $542 $714 $994 $998
Payment Standard Range $424 to $518 $488 to $596 $643 to $785 $895 to $1,093 $898 to $1,098

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Martin County, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 13
Total Low Income Apartments 470
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 306
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.25%
Average Renter Household Size 1.91
Average Household Size 2.26
Median Household Income $51,391 ±$3,518
Median Rent $613 ±$67
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 37.49% ± 6.77pp
Total Population 20,350

Population and Household Demographics

Martin County is a county in Minnesota with a population of 20,350. There are 8,831 households in the county with an average household size of 2.26 persons. 26.25% of households in Martin County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Martin County

The median gross income for households in Martin County is $51,391 a year, or $4,283 a month. The median rent for the county is $613 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Martin County, a household making less than $2,043 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 37.49% of households who rent are overburdened in Martin County.

Area Median Income In Martin 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 Martin County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $70,900

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 Martin 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 Martin 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 Martin County

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City Served By
Cedar The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cedar is the South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Center Creek The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Center Creek is the South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Ceylon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ceylon is the South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Dunnell The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dunnell is the South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
East Chain The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East Chain is the South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Elm Creek The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Elm Creek is the South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Fairmont The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Fairmont are the Fairmont Housing and Redevelopment Authority and South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Fairmontship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fairmontship is the South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Fox Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fox Lake is the South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Fraser The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fraser is the South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Galena The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Galena is the South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Granada The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Granada is the South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Jay The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jay is the South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Lake Belt The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lake Belt is the South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Lake Fremont The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lake Fremont is the South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Manyaska The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Manyaska is the South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Nashville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nashville is the South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Northrop The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Northrop is the South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Ormsby The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ormsby is the South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Pleasant Prairie The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pleasant Prairie is the South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Rolling Green The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rolling Green is the South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Rutland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rutland is the South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Sherburn The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sherburn is the South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Silver Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Silver Lake is the South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Tenhassen The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tenhassen is the South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Trimont The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Trimont is the South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Truman The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Truman is the South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Waverly The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Waverly is the South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Welcome The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Welcome is the South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Westford The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Westford is the South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.