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Affordable Housing In Nicollet County
Minnesota

11 Low Income Apartment Communities In Nicollet County

Maplewood Apartments

1320 N 5th St
St Peter, Minnesota
$600-735
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Central Square Apartments

301 S Washington Ave
Saint Peter, Minnesota
$690-990
1-3 BR

Park Row Crossing Townhomes

625 West Park Row Street
Saint Peter, Minnesota
$660-895
1-3 BR

Vista View Townhomes

1811 Vista View Dr
Saint Peter, Minnesota
$845-945
2-3 BR

Sunrise Meadow

1435A Sunrise Dr
Saint Peter, Minnesota
Subsidized

Estate Apartments, Inc

409 W Myrtle St
Saint Peter, Minnesota
$305-335
Studio-1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Park View Apartments

1010 S 4th St
Saint Peter, Minnesota

Sunnyvale Court

1519 N 5th St
Saint Peter, Minnesota

Thomas Apartments ( Nic )

300 Hopp Ave
Nicollet, Minnesota

Fairview Apartments

706 Ronell St
Saint Peter, Minnesota

Housing Authorities that serve Nicollet County

Housing Authority Programs
South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Nicollet County, Minnesota

There are 11 low income housing apartment communities offering 427 affordable apartments for rent in Nicollet County, Minnesota.

Income Based Apartments in Nicollet County, Minnesota

Nicollet County 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 Nicollet County, Minnesota

There are 231 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Nicollet County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Nicollet County, Minnesota

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Nicollet County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Nicollet County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Nicollet County, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $828 and $1,012.

2020 Nicollet 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 $612 $704 $920 $1,299 $1,615
Payment Standard Range $551 to $673 $634 to $774 $828 to $1,012 $1,169 to $1,429 $1,454 to $1,777

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Nicollet County, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 11
Total Low Income Apartments 427
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 196
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.04%
Average Renter Household Size 2.03
Average Household Size 2.39
Median Household Income $58,640 ±$2,676
Median Rent $757 ±$40
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 40.82% ± 6.49pp
Total Population 33,086

Population and Household Demographics

Nicollet County is a county in Minnesota with a population of 33,086. There are 12,629 households in the county with an average household size of 2.39 persons. 27.04% of households in Nicollet County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Nicollet County

The median gross income for households in Nicollet County is $58,640 a year, or $4,887 a month. The median rent for the county is $757 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Nicollet County, a household making less than $2,523 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 40.82% of households who rent are overburdened in Nicollet County.

Area Median Income In Nicollet 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 Nicollet County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $86,200

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 Nicollet 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 Nicollet County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,800 $20,350 $22,900 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $29,650 $33,900 $38,150 $42,350 $45,750 $49,150 $52,550 $55,950
80% of Median $47,450 $54,200 $61,000 $67,750 $73,200 $78,600 $84,050 $89,450

Cities In Nicollet County

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City Served By
Belgrade The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Belgrade is the South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Bernadotte The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bernadotte is the South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Brighton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brighton is the South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Courtland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Courtland is the South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Courtlandship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Courtlandship is the South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Granby The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Granby is the South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Lafayette The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lafayette is the South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Lafayetteship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lafayetteship is the South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Lake Prairie The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lake Prairie is the South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
New Sweden The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Sweden is the South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Nicollet The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nicollet is the South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Nicolletship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nicolletship is the South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Oshawa The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oshawa is the South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Ridgely The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ridgely is the South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Saint Peter The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Saint Peter is the South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
St Peter The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve St Peter are the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of St. Peter Minnesota and South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
St. Peter The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves St. Peter is the South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Traverse The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Traverse is the South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
West Newton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Newton is the South Central Minnesota Multi County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.