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Affordable Housing In Pennington County
Minnesota

11 Low Income Apartment Communities In Pennington County

Greenwood Terrace

2001 Greenwood St E
Thief River Falls, Minnesota
Income Based
1-2 BR

River Pointe Townhomes

928 Alice Dr
Thief River Falls, Minnesota
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

Riverside Terrace

225 Labree Ave S
Thief River Falls, Minnesota
Subsidized

Sherwood Park Townhomes

1528 Highway 1 E
Thief River Falls, Minnesota

Northland Village

1508 Highway 1 E
Thief River Falls, Minnesota

Belmont Apartments

1308 Dale St
Thief River Falls, Minnesota

Pioneer Court

1602 Greenwood St E
Thief River Falls, Minnesota

Goodridge Retiremnt Homes

401 Brandenburg St E
Goodridge, Minnesota

Southwood Park Townhomes

1601 Greenwood St E
Thief River Falls, Minnesota

Thief River Falls Hra

415 Arnold Ave S
Thief River Falls, Minnesota

Housing Authorities that serve Pennington 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 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
Total Population 14,110

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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City Served By
Black River The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Black River is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Bray The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bray is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Cloverleaf The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cloverleaf is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Deer Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Deer Park is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Goodridge The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Goodridge is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Goodridgeship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Goodridgeship is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Hickory The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hickory is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Highlanding The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Highlanding is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Kratka The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kratka is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Mayfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mayfield is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Norden The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Norden is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
North The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Numedal The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Numedal is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Polk Centre The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Polk Centre is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Reiner The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Reiner is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
River Falls The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves River Falls is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Rocksbury The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rocksbury is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Sanders The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sanders is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Silverton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Silverton is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Smiley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Smiley is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
St Hilaire The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves St Hilaire is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
St. Hilaire The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves St. Hilaire is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Star The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Star is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Thief River Falls The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Thief River Falls are the Thief River Falls Housing and Redevelopment Aut and Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Wyandotte The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wyandotte is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .