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Affordable Housing In Montevideo
Chippewa County, Minnesota

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Montevideo

Burnsdale 1

1320 Black Oak Ave
Montevideo, Minnesota

Eastgate Townhomes

1011 N 11th St
Montevideo, Minnesota

Brookside Senior Living

804 Benson Rd
Montevideo, Minnesota

Montevideo Hra

501 N 1st St
Montevideo, Minnesota

Burnsdale Apartments II

1324 Black Oak Ave
Montevideo, Minnesota

Tanglewood Limited

913 Tanglewood Dr
Montevideo, Minnesota
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Housing Authorities that serve Montevideo

Housing Authority Programs
Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Montevideo Public Housing
Housing And Redevelopment Auth. of Chipp. Co. Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Housing And Redevelopment Authority of Yellow Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Montevideo, Minnesota

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 266 affordable apartments for rent in Montevideo, Minnesota.

Income Based Apartments in Montevideo, Minnesota

Montevideo features 210 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 Montevideo, Minnesota

There are 56 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Montevideo.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Montevideo, Minnesota

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

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

2020 Montevideo, 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 $487 $574 $714 $1,030 $1,102
Payment Standard Range $438 to $536 $517 to $631 $643 to $785 $927 to $1,133 $992 to $1,212

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Montevideo, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 266
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 210
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 37.61%
Average Renter Household Size 2.23
Average Household Size 2.18
Median Household Income $43,906 ±$3,232
Median Rent $544 ±$195
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 31.58% ± 13.65pp
Total Population 5,240

Population and Household Demographics

Montevideo is a city in Chippewa County, Minnesota with a population of 5,240. There are 2,324 households in the city with an average household size of 2.18 persons. 37.61% of households in Montevideo are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Montevideo

The median gross income for households in Montevideo is $43,906 a year, or $3,659 a month. The median rent for the city is $544 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Montevideo, a household making less than $1,813 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 31.58% of households who rent are overburdened in Montevideo.

Area Median Income In Montevideo

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 Montevideo, the AMI is calculated from all households within Chippewa County.

In Montevideo, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $73,300

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 Montevideo

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 Montevideo

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,400 $17,600 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $25,700 $29,350 $33,000 $36,650 $39,600 $42,550 $45,450 $48,400
80% of Median $41,100 $46,950 $52,800 $58,650 $63,350 $68,050 $72,750 $77,450