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Pine River Square Townhouses

319 Murray Ave
Pine River, Minnesota
2-3 BR

Kinler Square Townhomes

303 Gillespie Ave
Pine River, Minnesota
2-3 BR

Pine River Square Apartments

350 Main St
Pine River, Minnesota
1-3 BR
Rent Assisted

Norway Brook Apartments

312 1st St S
Pine River, Minnesota

Heartland Apartments

206 Snell Ave
Pine River, Minnesota
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There are 24 low-income apartments in Pine River that offer reduced rents to eligible households. Low-income rents in Pine River, Minnesota can range from $478 to $742 depending on the number of bedrooms.

Rental assistance programs support 88 low-income homes in Pine River where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $376 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on October 30th, 2019. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Pine River, Minnesota

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Housing Authority Programs
Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Pine River Public Housing
Cass County Housing and Redevelopment Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Minnesota Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Pine River.

Pine River, Minnesota Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Pine River, Minnesota

Pine River features 88 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 River, Minnesota

There are 24 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Pine River.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Pine River, Minnesota

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Pine River landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Pine River.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Pine River, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $788 and $963.

2023 Pine River, 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
Pine River, Minnesota Fair Market Rent $585 $775 $875 $1,132 $1,175
Pine River, Minnesota Payment Standard Range $527 to $644 $698 to $853 $788 to $963 $1,019 to $1,245 $1,058 to $1,293

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Pine River, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 112
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 88
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 56.58%
Average Renter Household Size 1.65
Average Household Size 1.73
Median Household Income $25,329 ±$3,319
Median Rent $607 ±$110
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 52.97% ± 17.26pp
Total Population 713

Population and Household Demographics

Pine River is a city in Cass County, Minnesota with a population of 713. There are 357 households in the city with an average household size of 1.73 persons. 56.58% of households in Pine River are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Pine River

The median gross income for households in Pine River is $25,329 a year, or $2,111 a month. The median rent for the city is $607 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Pine River, a household making less than $2,023 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 52.97% of households who rent are overburdened in Pine River.

Area Median Income In Pine River

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Pine River, the AMI is calculated from all households within Cass County.

In Pine River, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $78,500

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 River

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 River

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Pine River AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,550 $21,200 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Pine River AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$30,900 $35,300 $39,700 $44,100 $47,650 $51,200 $54,700 $58,250
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Pine River AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$49,400 $56,450 $63,500 $70,550 $76,200 $81,850 $87,500 $93,150