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Affordable Housing In New Prairie
Pope County, Minnesota

Housing Authorities that serve New Prairie

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in New Prairie, Minnesota

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in New Prairie, Minnesota.

Income Based Apartments in New Prairie, Minnesota

New Prairie features 0 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 Prairie, Minnesota

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in New Prairie, Minnesota

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in New Prairie, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $661 and $807.

2021 New Prairie, 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 Prairie, Minnesota Fair Market Rent $507 $557 $734 $994 $1,062
New Prairie, Minnesota Payment Standard Range $456 to $558 $501 to $613 $661 to $807 $895 to $1,093 $956 to $1,168

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

New Prairie, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters %
Average Renter Household Size 0.00
Average Household Size 0.00
Median Household Income $0 ±$0
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Total Population 0

Population and Household Demographics

New Prairie is a city in Pope County, Minnesota with a population of 0. There are 0 households in the city with an average household size of 0.00 persons. % of households in New Prairie are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in New Prairie

The median gross income for households in New Prairie is $0 a year, or $0 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Area Median Income In New Prairie

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 Prairie, the AMI is calculated from all households within Pope County.

In New Prairie, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $77,500

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 Prairie

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 Prairie

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the New Prairie AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,300 $18,600 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the New Prairie AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$27,150 $31,000 $34,900 $38,750 $41,850 $44,950 $48,050 $51,150
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the New Prairie AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$43,400 $49,600 $55,800 $62,000 $67,000 $71,950 $76,900 $81,850