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Affordable Housing In Otter Tail County
Minnesota

58 Low Income Apartment Communities In Otter Tail County

Frost English Village

1265 Frost Ave
Maplewood, Minnesota
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Greenwood Apartments

700 2nd St NW
Wadena, Minnesota
Income Based
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Pleasant View Apartments

1095 Westside Drive
Fergus Falls, Minnesota
$670-710
1-2 BR

Goldenstar

321 Larpenteur Ave E
Maplewood, Minnesota
$860-1,100
1-3 BR

Wadena Square Apartments

847 2nd St NW
Wadena, Minnesota
$465-710
1-3 BR
Accessible

Vadnais Highlands Townhomes

1098 County Road D
Vadnais Heights, Minnesota
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Subsidized

Kaddatz Artist Lofts

111 W Lincoln Ave #203
Fergus Falls, Minnesota
$250-545
1-2 BR

The Meadows

920 Coney St W
Perham, Minnesota
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

Maple Knoll Townhomes

1880 Mesabi Ave
Maplewood, Minnesota
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Breckenridge Townhomes

100 Breckenridge Path
Eagle Lake, Minnesota

Housing Authorities that serve Otter Tail County

Housing Authority Programs
Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Otter Tail County, Minnesota

There are 58 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,150 affordable apartments for rent in Otter Tail County, Minnesota.

Income Based Apartments in Otter Tail County, Minnesota

Otter Tail County features 1,260 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 Otter Tail County, Minnesota

There are 890 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Otter Tail County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Otter Tail County, Minnesota

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Otter Tail County, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $651 and $795.

2020 Otter Tail 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 $509 $549 $723 $921 $979
Payment Standard Range $458 to $560 $494 to $604 $651 to $795 $829 to $1,013 $881 to $1,077

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Otter Tail County, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 58
Total Low Income Apartments 2,150
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,260
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 21.5%
Average Renter Household Size 1.90
Average Household Size 2.34
Median Household Income $52,365 ±$1,322
Median Rent $656 ±$43
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.89% ± 5.22pp
Total Population 57,511

Population and Household Demographics

Otter Tail County is a county in Minnesota with a population of 57,511. There are 24,042 households in the county with an average household size of 2.34 persons. 21.5% of households in Otter Tail County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Otter Tail County

The median gross income for households in Otter Tail County is $52,365 a year, or $4,364 a month. The median rent for the county is $656 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Otter Tail County, a household making less than $2,187 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.89% of households who rent are overburdened in Otter Tail County.

Area Median Income In Otter Tail 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 Otter Tail County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $72,400

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 Otter Tail 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 Otter Tail County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,300 $17,450 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $25,450 $29,050 $32,700 $36,300 $39,250 $42,150 $45,050 $47,950
80% of Median $40,700 $46,500 $52,300 $58,100 $62,750 $67,400 $72,050 $76,700

Cities In Otter Tail County

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City Served By
Aastad The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Aastad are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Amor The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Amor are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Aurdal The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Aurdal are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Battle Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Battle Lake are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Blowers The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Blowers are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Bluffton The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bluffton are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Blufftonship The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Blufftonship are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Buse The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Buse are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Butler The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Butler are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Candor The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Candor are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Carlisle The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Carlisle are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Clitherall The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Clitherall are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Clitherallship The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Clitherallship are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Compton The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Compton are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Corliss The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Corliss are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Dalton The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Dalton are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Dane Prairie The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Dane Prairie are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Dead Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Dead Lake are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Deer Creek The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Deer Creek are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Deer Creekship The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Deer Creekship are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Dent The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Dent are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Dora The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Dora are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Dunn The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Dunn are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Eagle Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Eagle Lake are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Eastern The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Eastern are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Edna The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Edna are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Effington The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Effington are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Elizabeth The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Elizabeth are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Elizabethship The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Elizabethship are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Elmo The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Elmo are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Erhard The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Erhard are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Erhards Grove The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Erhards Grove are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Everts The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Everts are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Fergus Falls The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Fergus Falls are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Fergus Fallsship The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Fergus Fallsship are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Folden The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Folden are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Friberg The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Friberg are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Girard The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Girard are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Gorman The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Gorman are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Henning The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Henning are the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Henning Minnesota, Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Henningship The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Henningship are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Hobart The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hobart are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Homestead The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Homestead are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Inman The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Inman are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Leaf Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Leaf Lake are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Leaf Mountain The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Leaf Mountain are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Lida The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lida are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Maine The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Maine are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Maplewood The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Maplewood are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
New York Mills The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve New York Mills are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Newton The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Newton are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Nidaros The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Nidaros are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Norwegian Grove The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Norwegian Grove are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Oak Valley The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Oak Valley are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Orwell The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Orwell are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Oscar The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Oscar are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Otter Tail The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Otter Tail are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Ottertail The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ottertail are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Otto The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Otto are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Paddock The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Paddock are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Parkers Prairie The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Parkers Prairie are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Parkers Prairieship The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Parkers Prairieship are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Pelican The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Pelican are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Pelican Rapids The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Pelican Rapids are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Perham The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Perham are the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Perham Minnesota, Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Perhamship The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Perhamship are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Pine Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Pine Lake are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Richville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Richville are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Rothsay The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Rothsay are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Rush Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Rush Lake are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Scambler The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Scambler are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
St. Olaf The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve St. Olaf are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Star Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Star Lake are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Sverdrup The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Sverdrup are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Tordenskjold The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Tordenskjold are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Trondhjem The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Trondhjem are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Tumuli The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Tumuli are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Underwood The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Underwood are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Urbank The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Urbank are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Vergas The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Vergas are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Vining The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Vining are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Wadena The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Wadena are the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Wadena, Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Western The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Western are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Woodside The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Woodside are the Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Fergus FallsOtter Tail County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.