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Morristown, Minnesota
S. 515 Rural

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107 2nd St SE
Morristown, Minnesota
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There are 0 low-income apartments in Morristown that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 22 low-income homes in Morristown where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $-4 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on April 23rd, 2021. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Morristown, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Rice County Housing and Redevelopment Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the Minnesota Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Morristown.

Morristown, Minnesota Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Morristown, Minnesota

Morristown features 22 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 Morristown, Minnesota

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Morristown.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Morristown, Minnesota

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Morristown, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $966 and $1,180.

2023 Morristown, 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
Morristown, Minnesota Fair Market Rent $795 $815 $1,073 $1,477 $1,688
Morristown, Minnesota Payment Standard Range $716 to $875 $734 to $897 $966 to $1,180 $1,329 to $1,625 $1,519 to $1,857

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Morristown, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 22
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 22
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 20.9%
Average Renter Household Size 1.96
Average Household Size 2.30
Median Household Income $47,188 ±$6,672
Median Rent $592 ±$128
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 54.76% ± 37.49pp
Total Population 950

Population and Household Demographics

Morristown is a city in Rice County, Minnesota with a population of 950. There are 402 households in the city with an average household size of 2.30 persons. 20.9% of households in Morristown are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Morristown

The median gross income for households in Morristown is $47,188 a year, or $3,932 a month. The median rent for the city is $592 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Morristown, a household making less than $1,973 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 54.76% of households who rent are overburdened in Morristown.

Area Median Income In Morristown

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 Morristown, the AMI is calculated from all households within Rice County.

In Morristown, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $93,000

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 Morristown

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 Morristown

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Morristown AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$19,550 $22,350 $25,150 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Morristown AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$32,550 $37,200 $41,850 $46,500 $50,250 $53,950 $57,700 $61,400
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Morristown AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$52,100 $59,550 $67,000 $74,400 $80,400 $86,350 $92,300 $98,250