Affordable Housing In Meeker County
Minnesota

10 Low Income Apartment Communities In Meeker County

Hillside Apartments

349 Coleman Ave E
Eden Valley, MN
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized

St Anthony Manor

131 Church St
Watkins, MN
$683
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Elderly Supportive Housing

Edgewood Townhomes

901 E 5th St
Litchfield, MN
Income Based
2-3 BR
Subsidized

Eden Place Apartments

150 Hutcheson Ave
Eden Valley, MN
$595-670
2-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Oakwood Apartments - - ( Ellsworth )

401 S Oak St
Ellsworth, MN
Subsidized

Gloria Dei Manor Augustana Luth Hms

218 N Holcombe Ave
Litchfield, MN
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Edenbrook Apartments Aka Eden Valley Apartments

169 Hambroer St N
Eden Valley, MN
Subsidized

Lincoln Apartments

122 W 4th St
Litchfield, MN

Meeker County

840 3rd St
Dassel, MN

Terraceview Townhomes

362 Terrace View Dr
Litchfield, MN
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Meeker County

Housing Authority Programs
Meeker County HRA Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Other Housing Authorities located in Meeker County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Litchfield Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Meeker County, Minnesota

There are 10 low income housing apartment communities offering 276 affordable apartments for rent in Meeker County, Minnesota.

Income Based Apartments in Meeker County, Minnesota

Meeker County features 242 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 Meeker County, Minnesota

There are 34 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Meeker County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Meeker County, Minnesota

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Meeker County, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $706 and $862.

2020 Meeker 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 $511 $595 $784 $977 $1,127
Payment Standard Range $460 to $562 $536 to $655 $706 to $862 $879 to $1,075 $1,014 to $1,240

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Meeker County, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 10
Total Low Income Apartments 276
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 242
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 19.88%
Average Renter Household Size 2.03
Average Household Size 2.48
Median Household Income $55,042 ±$2,206
Median Rent $686 ±$25
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.21% ± 5.28pp
Total Population 23,129

Population and Household Demographics

Meeker County is a County in Minnesota with a population of 23,129. There are 9,174 households in the county with an average household size of 2.48 persons. 19.88% of households in Meeker County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Meeker County

The median gross income for households in Meeker County is $55,042 a year, or $4,587 a month. The median rent for the county is $686 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Meeker County, a household making less than $2,287 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.21% of households who rent are overburdened in Meeker County.1

Area Median Income In Meeker 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 Meeker County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $74,100

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 Meeker 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 Meeker County HUD Rental Assistance in Meeker County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,600 $17,800 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $25,950 $29,650 $33,350 $37,050 $40,050 $43,000 $45,950 $48,950
80% of Median $41,550 $47,450 $53,400 $59,300 $64,050 $68,800 $73,550 $78,300

Cities In Meeker County

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City Listings Served By
Eden Valley 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Eden Valley is the Meeker County HRA.
Dassel 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dassel is the Meeker County HRA.
Litchfield 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Litchfield are the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Litchfield and Meeker County HRA.
Grove City 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Grove City is the Meeker County HRA.
Watkins 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Watkins is the Meeker County HRA.
Darwin 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Darwin is the Meeker County HRA.
Cosmos 0
Acton 0
Cedar Mills 0
Cedar Millsship 0
Collinwood 0
Cosmosship 0
Danielson 0
Darwinship 0
Dasselship 0
Ellsworth 1
Forest City 0
Forest Prairie 0
Greenleaf 0
Harvey 0
Kingston 0
Kingstonship 0
Litchfieldship 0
Manannah 0
Swede Grove 0
Union Grove 0