Affordable Housing In Pennington County
11 Low Income Apartment Communities In Pennington County
Housing Authorities that serve Pennington County
|Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Pennington County, Minnesota
There are 11 low income housing apartment communities offering 388 affordable apartments for rent in Pennington County, Minnesota.
Income Based Apartments in Pennington County, Minnesota
Pennington County features 142 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 Pennington County, Minnesota
There are 246 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Pennington County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Pennington County, Minnesota
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Pennington County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Pennington County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Pennington County, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $684 and $836.
2020 Pennington 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||$495||$577||$760||$947||$1,030|
|Payment Standard Range||$446 to $545||$519 to $635||$684 to $836||$852 to $1,042||$927 to $1,133|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Pennington County, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||11|
|Total Low Income Apartments||388|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||142|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||26.05%|
|Average Renter Household Size||1.92|
|Average Household Size||2.34|
|Median Household Income||$47,127 ±$3,736|
|Median Rent||$604 ±$46|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||34.57% ± 6.71pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Pennington County is a county in Minnesota with a population of 14,110. There are 5,920 households in the county with an average household size of 2.34 persons. 26.05% of households in Pennington County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Pennington County
The median gross income for households in Pennington County is $47,127 a year, or $3,927 a month. The median rent for the county is $604 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Pennington County, a household making less than $2,013 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 34.57% of households who rent are overburdened in Pennington County.
Area Median Income In Pennington 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 Pennington County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $73,300
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 Pennington 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 Pennington County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$15,400||$17,600||$21,720||$26,200||$30,680||$35,160||$39,640||$44,120|
|50% of Median||$25,700||$29,350||$33,000||$36,650||$39,600||$42,550||$45,450||$48,400|
|80% of Median||$41,100||$46,950||$52,800||$58,650||$63,350||$68,050||$72,750||$77,450|
Cities In Pennington County
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