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Affordable Housing In Milaca
Mille Lacs County, Minnesota

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Milaca

Centennial Manor

210 1st E
Milaca, Minnesota
Income Based
1-3 BR

Centennial Terrace

380 1st Street E
Milaca, Minnesota
Income Based
1-2 BR

Milaca VOA LC

15896-15854 Doken Dr
Milaca, Minnesota

Milaca Park Apartments

240 2nd Ave SW
Milaca, Minnesota

Milaca Voa Living Center

15854 Docken Dr
Milaca, Minnesota
Disabled Supportive Housing

Milaca Key Row

400 4th Ave NW
Milaca, Minnesota
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Milaca, Minnesota

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 201 affordable apartments for rent in Milaca, Minnesota.

Income Based Apartments in Milaca, Minnesota

Milaca features 147 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 Milaca, Minnesota

There are 54 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Milaca.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Milaca, Minnesota

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Milaca, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $811 and $991.

2020 Milaca, 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 $587 $684 $901 $1,297 $1,412
Payment Standard Range $528 to $646 $616 to $752 $811 to $991 $1,167 to $1,427 $1,271 to $1,553

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Milaca, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 201
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 147
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 46.13%
Average Renter Household Size 2.28
Average Household Size 2.31
Median Household Income $36,465 ±$6,640
Median Rent $626 ±$139
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.28% ± 14.61pp
Total Population 2,895

Population and Household Demographics

Milaca is a city in Mille Lacs County, Minnesota with a population of 2,895. There are 1,175 households in the city with an average household size of 2.31 persons. 46.13% of households in Milaca are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Milaca

The median gross income for households in Milaca is $36,465 a year, or $3,039 a month. The median rent for the city is $626 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Milaca, a household making less than $2,087 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.28% of households who rent are overburdened in Milaca.

Area Median Income In Milaca

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 Milaca, the AMI is calculated from all households within Mille Lacs County.

In Milaca, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,200

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 Milaca

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 Milaca

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