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Affordable Housing In Mower County

13 Low Income Apartment Communities In Mower County

Fox Pointe Townhomes

824 23rd Avenue Northwest
Austin, Minnesota
2-4 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Whittier Place Townhomes

414 4th St SE
Austin, Minnesota
2-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Murphy's Creek Townhomes

504 25th Ave NW
Austin, Minnesota
2-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Grandview Riverside Apartments Mower Co

205 Grand Ave W
Grand Meadow, Minnesota

Bremerton Townhomes

300 27th St SW
Austin, Minnesota

Mower Co Hra ( Lyle Rose Creek Brownsdale )

403 W Main St
Brownsdale, Minnesota

Western Manor Apartments

301 27th St SW
Austin, Minnesota

Twin Towers

200 1st Ave NE
Austin, Minnesota

Pickett Place

808 1st Dr NW
Austin, Minnesota

Mower County

310 NW Lincoln St
Adams, Minnesota

Housing Authorities that serve Mower County

Housing Authority Programs
Mower County Housing and Redevelopment Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Mower County, Minnesota

There are 13 low income housing apartment communities offering 705 affordable apartments for rent in Mower County, Minnesota.

Income Based Apartments in Mower County, Minnesota

Mower County features 597 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 Mower County, Minnesota

There are 108 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Mower County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Mower County, Minnesota

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Mower County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Mower County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Mower County, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $709 and $867.

2020 Mower 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 $513 $598 $788 $1,111 $1,142
Payment Standard Range $462 to $564 $538 to $658 $709 to $867 $1,000 to $1,222 $1,028 to $1,256

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Mower County, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 13
Total Low Income Apartments 705
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 597
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.07%
Average Renter Household Size 2.39
Average Household Size 2.51
Median Household Income $49,427 ±$1,840
Median Rent $697 ±$31
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.31% ± 5.99pp
Total Population 39,227

Population and Household Demographics

Mower County is a county in Minnesota with a population of 39,227. There are 15,425 households in the county with an average household size of 2.51 persons. 28.07% of households in Mower County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Mower County

The median gross income for households in Mower County is $49,427 a year, or $4,119 a month. The median rent for the county is $697 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Mower County, a household making less than $2,323 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.31% of households who rent are overburdened in Mower County.

Area Median Income In Mower 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 Mower County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $73,700

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 Mower 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 HUD Rental Assistance in Mower County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,500 $17,700 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $25,800 $29,500 $33,200 $36,850 $39,800 $42,750 $45,700 $48,650
80% of Median $41,300 $47,200 $53,100 $58,950 $63,700 $68,400 $73,100 $77,850

Cities In Mower County

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City Served By
Austin The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Austin are the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Austin and Mower County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Brownsdale The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brownsdale is the Mower County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Grand Meadow The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Grand Meadow is the Mower County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Grand Meadowship
Le Roy
Le Royship
Lyle The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lyle is the Mower County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Pleasant Valley
Red Rock
Rose Creek