Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Morrison County, MN

Find 14 low-income apartments and rental assistance options in Morrison County, MN – including subsidized, public, senior, HUD, and other government housing programs.

Highland Court Townhomes

1104 5th Ave SE, Little Falls, Minnesota 56345

Randall Apartments

120 Hill Dr, Randall, Minnesota 56475

Riverwood Pines

18801 Riverwood Drive, Little Falls, Minnesota 56345

River Rock Townhomes

1516 5th Ave SE, Little Falls, Minnesota 56345

Falls Manor

1034 4th Ave NE, Little Falls, Minnesota 56345

Buckman Senior Apartments

209 1st Street SE, Little Falls, Minnesota 56345

Alverna Senior Apartments

300 8th Avenue SE, Little Falls, Minnesota 56345

Park Place Apartments & Townhomes

905 6th Ave NE, Little Falls, Minnesota 56345

Falls Meadowridge Townhouses

775 Buck Ln, Little Falls, Minnesota 56345

Kamnic Lane Apartments

40 Kamnic St #104, Pierz, Minnesota 56364

Rose Court

121 Faust St, Pierz, Minnesota 56364

Willow Apartments

301 11th St NE, Little Falls, Minnesota 56345

Prairie Manor

218 2nd Ave NW, Pierz, Minnesota 56364

Valley View Apartments

115 Oak Ave, Upsala, Minnesota 56384

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Morrison County, Minnesota
$8.74 (+99%) more than Minnesota minimum wage and $10.34 (+143%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Morrison 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Morrison County, Minnesota.

Go to the Minnesota Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Morrison County.

How many renters live in Morrison County, Minnesota?

The County of Morrison County has 34,023 people living in 13,718 households.

There are 5,657 renters living in 2,729 renter households in this County. Renters make up 16.63 percent of the population living in Morrison County.

What is the rental market like in Morrison County, Minnesota?

There are an estimated 16,130 housing units in the Morrison County area. Of these, 2,829 units are rental homes, making up 18 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Morrison County, Minnesota, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Morrison County?

The rental vacancy rate in Morrison County is 3 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Morrison County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Morrison County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
126 665 1,090 610 199
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Morrison County

A large number of apartments in Morrison County have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Morrison County are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 31 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 11 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Morrison County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $699 to $1,438. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $699
One BR $712
Two BR $929
Three BR $1,309
Four BR $1,438
2024 Fair Market Rents in Morrison County, Minnesota

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Morrison County?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 89 71 percent
One BR 420 63 percent
Two BR 644 59 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Morrison County, Minnesota

How many affordable rental units are in Morrison County?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Morrison County, Minnesota including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 184
Public Housing 98
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 282
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly 44
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 211
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Morrison County, Minnesota

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Morrison County, Minnesota

Morrison County features 440 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 Morrison County, Minnesota

There are 48 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Morrison County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Morrison County, Minnesota

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Morrison County, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $836 and $1,022.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.