Affordable Housing In Norman County
Minnesota

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Norman County

Valley View Manor

705 W Main St
Ada, MN
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Valley Pines

400 Lincoln Ave NW
Twin Valley, MN
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Johnson Apartments

206 Pleasant Ave SW
Twin Valley, MN

Southview Apartments

506 2nd St SW
Twin Valley, MN
HCV Welcome

Bergee Apartments

309 4th Ave E
Halstad, MN
Subsidized

Halstad Community Homes

300 4th St E
Halstad, MN
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Housing Authorities that serve Norman County

Housing Authority Programs
Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Norman County, Minnesota

According to federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research, there are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 115 affordable apartments for rent in Norman County, Minnesota. Norman County features 68 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 47 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Norman County.

Norman County, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 115
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 68
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 19.32%
Average Renter Household Size 2.03
Average Household Size 2.40
Median Household Income $50,377 ±$2,577
Median Rent $527 ±$50
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.14% ± 6.72pp
Total Population 6,692

Population and Household Demographics

Norman County is a County in Minnesota with a population of 6,692. There are 2,728 households in the county with an average household size of 2.40 persons. 19.32% of households in Norman County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Norman County

The median gross income for households in Norman County is $50,377 a year, or $4,198 a month. The median rent for the county is $527 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Norman County, a household making less than $1,757 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.14% of households who rent are overburdened in Norman County.1

Area Median Income In Norman 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 Norman County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $66,400

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 Norman 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 Norman County HUD Rental Assistance in Norman 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
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Norman County

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.

From 1993 to 1993, 1 low income apartment communities containing 15 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Norman County by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Norman County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $25,350 $29,000 $32,600 $36,200 $39,100 $42,000 $44,900 $47,800
60% of Median $30,420 $34,800 $39,120 $43,440 $46,920 $50,400 $53,880 $57,360

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Norman County is $39,120 a year, or $3,260 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $3,260 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $978 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $634 $679 $815 $941 $1,050 $1,159
60% $761 $815 $978 $1,130 $1,260 $1,391
Fair Market Rents in Norman County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$471 $586 $714 $890 $1,162

Cities In Norman County

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City Listings Served By
Ada 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ada is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Halstad 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Halstad is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Twin Valley 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Twin Valley is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Anthony 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Anthony is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Bear Park 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bear Park is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Borup 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Borup is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Flom 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Flom is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Fossum 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fossum is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Gary 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gary is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Good Hope 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Good Hope is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Green Meadow 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Green Meadow is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Halstadship 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Halstadship is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Hegne 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hegne is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Hendrum 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hendrum is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Hendrumship 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hendrumship is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Home Lake 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Home Lake is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Lake Ida 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lake Ida is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Lee 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lee is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Lockhart 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lockhart is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
McDonaldsville 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves McDonaldsville is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Mary 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mary is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Perley 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Perley is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Pleasant View 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pleasant View is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Rockwell 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rockwell is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Shelly 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Shelly is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Shellyship 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Shellyship is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Spring Creek 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Spring Creek is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Strand 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Strand is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Sundal 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sundal is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Waukon 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Waukon is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Wild Rice 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wild Rice is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Winchester 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Winchester is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .