New Brighton, Minnesota Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 196 income based apartments in New Brighton where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 856 affordable apartments in New Brighton that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in New Brighton, Minnesota

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in New Brighton. Go to the Minnesota Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near New Brighton.

Thorndale Plaza

1050 Thorndale Ave
New Brighton, Minnesota
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Rent Assisted
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Brighton Oaks

6178th Ave NW
New Brighton, Minnesota
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Oaks Landing

700 7th Street NW
New Brighton, Minnesota
Call For Rent
Studio-3 BR
55+

Aspen Glen

2287 Palmer Dr
New Brighton, Minnesota
Income Based
1-3 BR
Rent Assisted

Polynesian Village

1399 10th St NW
New Brighton, Minnesota
Affordable

Lakes Run Apartments

321 Old Highway 8 SW
New Brighton, Minnesota
Affordable

Golden Pond

333 10th St NW
New Brighton, Minnesota
Affordable
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Public Housing Agencies Serving New Brighton, 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
Mental Health Resources Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Minnesota Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near New Brighton.

New Brighton, Minnesota Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in New Brighton, Minnesota

New Brighton features 196 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 New Brighton, Minnesota

There are 856 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in New Brighton.

Housing Choice Vouchers in New Brighton, Minnesota

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay New Brighton landlords $900 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in New Brighton.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in New Brighton, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,269 and $1,551.

2023 New Brighton, 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
New Brighton, Minnesota Fair Market Rent $1,007 $1,149 $1,410 $1,916 $2,209
New Brighton, Minnesota Payment Standard Range $906 to $1,108 $1,034 to $1,264 $1,269 to $1,551 $1,724 to $2,108 $1,988 to $2,430

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

New Brighton, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 1,052
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 196
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 38.54%
Average Renter Household Size 2.20
Average Household Size 2.39
Median Household Income $60,964 ±$6,419
Median Rent $851 ±$19
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.56% ± 6.58pp
Total Population 22,080

Population and Household Demographics

New Brighton is a city in Ramsey County, Minnesota with a population of 22,080. There are 9,032 households in the city with an average household size of 2.39 persons. 38.54% of households in New Brighton are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in New Brighton

The median gross income for households in New Brighton is $60,964 a year, or $5,080 a month. The median rent for the city is $851 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In New Brighton, a household making less than $2,837 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.56% of households who rent are overburdened in New Brighton.

Area Median Income In New Brighton

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 New Brighton, the AMI is calculated from all households within Ramsey County.

In New Brighton, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $118,200

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 New Brighton

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 New Brighton

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the New Brighton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$24,650 $28,200 $31,700 $35,200 $38,050 $40,850 $43,650 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the New Brighton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$41,100 $46,950 $52,800 $58,650 $63,350 $68,050 $72,750 $77,450
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the New Brighton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$62,600 $71,550 $80,500 $89,400 $96,600 $103,750 $110,900 $118,050