Affordable Housing In Pine County
22 Low Income Apartment Communities In Pine County
Guide To Affordable Housing in Pine County, Minnesota
There are 22 low income housing apartment communities offering 587 affordable apartments for rent in Pine County, Minnesota.
Income Based Apartments in Pine County, Minnesota
Pine County features 480 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 Pine County, Minnesota
There are 62 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Pine County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Pine County, Minnesota
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Pine County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Pine County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Pine County, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $707 and $864.
2020 Pine 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||$518||$596||$785||$991||$1,185|
|Payment Standard Range||$466 to $570||$536 to $656||$707 to $864||$892 to $1,090||$1,067 to $1,304|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Pine County, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||22|
|Total Low Income Apartments||587|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||480|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||21.88%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.20|
|Average Household Size||2.42|
|Median Household Income||$44,549 ±$1,426|
|Median Rent||$711 ±$21|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||41.31% ± 5.14pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Pine County is a county in Minnesota with a population of 29,218. There are 11,361 households in the county with an average household size of 2.42 persons. 21.88% of households in Pine County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Pine County
The median gross income for households in Pine County is $44,549 a year, or $3,712 a month. The median rent for the county is $711 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Pine County, a household making less than $2,370 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.31% of households who rent are overburdened in Pine County.
Area Median Income In Pine 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 Pine County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $62,300
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 Pine 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 Pine 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 Pine County
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|Pine City||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pine City is the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Pine City Minnesota.|