Affordable Housing In Mower County
12 Low Income Apartment Communities In Mower County
Housing Authorities that serve Mower County
|Mower County Housing and Redevelopment Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Other Housing Authorities located in Mower County
|Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Austin||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Mower County, Minnesota
There are 12 low income housing apartment communities offering 697 affordable apartments for rent in Mower County, Minnesota.
Income Based Apartments in Mower County, Minnesota
Mower County features 589 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 AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Mower County, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||12|
|Total Low Income Apartments||697|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||589|
|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|
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.1
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 $72,400
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 Mower County 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||$15,200||$17,400||$21,330||$25,750||$30,170||$34,590||$39,010||$43,430|
|50% of Median||$25,350||$29,000||$32,600||$36,200||$39,100||$42,000||$44,900||$47,800|
|80% of Median||$40,550||$46,350||$52,150||$57,900||$62,550||$67,200||$71,800||$76,450|
Cities In Mower County
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|Grand Meadow||1||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Grand Meadow is the Mower County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.|
|Austin||8||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||1||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brownsdale is the Mower County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.|
|Lyle||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lyle is the Mower County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.|