Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Norman County, MN

Discover affordable housing in Norman County where there are 6+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Valley View Manor

705 W Main St, Ada, Minnesota 56510

Halstad Community Homes

300 4th St E, Halstad, Minnesota 56548

Valley Pines

400 Lincoln Ave NW, Twin Valley, Minnesota 56584

Bergee Apartments

309 4th Ave E, Halstad, Minnesota 56548

Southview Apartments

506 2nd St SW, Twin Valley, Minnesota 56584

Johnson Apartments

206 Pleasant Ave SW, Twin Valley, Minnesota 56584

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Norman County, Minnesota
$8.92 (+101%) more than Minnesota minimum wage and $10.52 (+145%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Norman County, 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Norman County, Minnesota.

Go to the Minnesota Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Norman County.

How many renters live in Norman County, Minnesota?

The County of Norman County has 6,457 people living in 2,660 households.

There are 829 renters living in 504 renter households in this County. Renters make up 12.84 percent of the population living in Norman County.

What is the rental market like in Norman County, Minnesota?

There are an estimated 3,213 housing units in the Norman County area. Of these, 603 units are rental homes, making up 19 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Norman County, Minnesota, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Norman County?

The rental vacancy rate in Norman County is 15 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

How many rental units are in Norman County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Norman County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
19 112 250 86 23
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Norman County

A large number of apartments in Norman County have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Norman County are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 36 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 23 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Norman County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $636 to $1,356. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $636
One BR $714
Two BR $938
Three BR $1,134
Four BR $1,356
2024 Fair Market Rents in Norman County, Minnesota

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Norman County?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 8 42 percent
One BR 98 88 percent
Two BR 143 57 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Norman County, Minnesota

How many affordable rental units are in Norman County?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Norman County, Minnesota including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 15
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 60
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 12
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Norman County, Minnesota

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Norman County, Minnesota

Norman County features 80 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 Norman County, Minnesota

There are 23 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Norman County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Norman County, Minnesota

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Norman County, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $844 and $1,032.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.