Affordable Housing In McLeod County
Minnesota

Waiting List Openings In McLeod County

Kandiyohi County, MN Limited Section 8 HCV Waiting List

The Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority will accept Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications on a limited basis from April 6, 2022 at 8:00 am, until August 31, 2022 at 4:30 pm CT.

How to Apply for the Kandiyohi County, MN Limited Section 8 HCV Waiting List.

18 Low Income Apartment Communities In McLeod County

Uptown Apartments

401 Center St NW
Silver Lake, Minnesota
Income Based-675
1-2 BR

Winsted Park Apartments

241 Baker Ave E
Winsted, Minnesota
$623-685
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Century Court Townhomes

705 Century Avenue Southwest
Hutchinson, Minnesota
$789-1,083
1-3 BR

Huski Townhomes

890 Texas Ave NW
Hutchinson, Minnesota
$789
3 BR

Clinton House Apartments

550 Clinton Ave SW C5
Hutchinson, Minnesota
Subsidized

Park Towers

133 3rd Ave SW
Hutchinson, Minnesota

Valley View Apartments - - ( Hutchinson )

215 4th Ave NE
Hutchinson, Minnesota
Subsidized

Millie Beneke Manor Glencoe Elderly Hsing

1319 Greeley Ave N
Glencoe, Minnesota
Subsidized

Linden Wood Apartments

215 Linden Ave W
Winsted, Minnesota
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Evergreen Apartments

115 Jefferson St
Hutchinson, Minnesota
Subsidized

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in McLeod 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving McLeod County, Minnesota

Housing Authority Programs
McLeod County Housing and Redevelopment Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Moving to Work
Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Moving to Work

Guide To Affordable Housing in McLeod County, Minnesota

There are 18 low income housing apartment communities offering 577 affordable apartments for rent in McLeod County, Minnesota.

Income Based Apartments in McLeod County, Minnesota

McLeod County features 491 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 McLeod County, Minnesota

There are 86 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in McLeod County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in McLeod County, Minnesota

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in McLeod County, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $739 and $903.

2022 McLeod 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
McLeod County, Minnesota Fair Market Rent $606 $624 $821 $1,166 $1,405
McLeod County, Minnesota Payment Standard Range $545 to $667 $562 to $686 $739 to $903 $1,049 to $1,283 $1,265 to $1,546

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

McLeod County, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 18
Total Low Income Apartments 577
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 491
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.75%
Average Renter Household Size 1.89
Average Household Size 2.40
Median Household Income $56,128 ±$2,339
Median Rent $710 ±$47
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.4% ± 5.66pp
Total Population 36,046

Population and Household Demographics

McLeod County is a county in Minnesota with a population of 36,046. There are 14,819 households in the county with an average household size of 2.40 persons. 23.75% of households in McLeod County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in McLeod County

The median gross income for households in McLeod County is $56,128 a year, or $4,677 a month. The median rent for the county is $710 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In McLeod County, a household making less than $2,367 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.4% of households who rent are overburdened in McLeod County.

Area Median Income In McLeod 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 McLeod County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $88,800

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 McLeod 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 McLeod County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the McLeod County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,700 $21,350 $24,000 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the McLeod County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$31,100 $35,550 $40,000 $44,400 $48,000 $51,550 $55,100 $58,650
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the McLeod County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$49,750 $56,850 $63,950 $71,050 $76,750 $82,450 $88,150 $93,800

Cities In McLeod County

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City Served By
Acoma The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Acoma are the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and McLeod County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Bergen The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bergen are the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and McLeod County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Biscay The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Biscay are the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and McLeod County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Brownton The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Brownton are the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and McLeod County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Collins The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Collins are the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and McLeod County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Glencoe The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Glencoe are the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and McLeod County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Glencoeship The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Glencoeship are the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and McLeod County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Hale The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hale are the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and McLeod County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Hassan Valley The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hassan Valley are the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and McLeod County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Helen The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Helen are the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and McLeod County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Hutchinson The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hutchinson are the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Hutchinson, Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and McLeod County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Hutchinsonship The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hutchinsonship are the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and McLeod County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Lester Prairie The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lester Prairie are the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and McLeod County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Lynn The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lynn are the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and McLeod County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Penn The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Penn are the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and McLeod County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Plato The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Plato are the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and McLeod County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Rich Valley The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Rich Valley are the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and McLeod County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Round Grove The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Round Grove are the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and McLeod County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Silver Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Silver Lake are the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and McLeod County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Stewart The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Stewart are the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and McLeod County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Sumter The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Sumter are the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and McLeod County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Winsted The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Winsted are the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and McLeod County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Winstedship The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Winstedship are the Kandiyohi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and McLeod County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.