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Affordable Housing In Pipestone County

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Pipestone County

Storybrook Apartments

405 2nd St NW
Pipestone, Minnesota
Income Based
1-2 BR

Whispering Winds Townhomes

610 5th St NW
Pipestone, Minnesota
2-3 BR

Storybrook Townhomes

715 4th St NW
Pipestone, Minnesota
Income Based
2-3 BR

Clinic Apartments

100 Sherman Ave N
Jasper, Minnesota

Nokomis Apartments

202 2nd Ave SW
Pipestone, Minnesota

Quarry Apartments

217 1st St E
Jasper, Minnesota
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Pipestone County, Minnesota

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 191 affordable apartments for rent in Pipestone County, Minnesota.

Income Based Apartments in Pipestone County, Minnesota

Pipestone County features 163 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 Pipestone County, Minnesota

There are 28 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Pipestone County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Pipestone County, Minnesota

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Pipestone County, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $643 and $785.

2020 Pipestone 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 $471 $596 $714 $964 $967
Payment Standard Range $424 to $518 $536 to $656 $643 to $785 $868 to $1,060 $870 to $1,064

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Pipestone County, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 191
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 163
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.63%
Average Renter Household Size 2.02
Average Household Size 2.30
Median Household Income $46,990 ±$2,056
Median Rent $546 ±$50
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 36.37% ± 6.59pp
Total Population 9,354

Population and Household Demographics

Pipestone County is a county in Minnesota with a population of 9,354. There are 3,980 households in the county with an average household size of 2.30 persons. 25.63% of households in Pipestone County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Pipestone County

The median gross income for households in Pipestone County is $46,990 a year, or $3,916 a month. The median rent for the county is $546 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Pipestone County, a household making less than $1,820 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.37% of households who rent are overburdened in Pipestone County.

Area Median Income In Pipestone 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 Pipestone County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,800

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 Pipestone 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 Pipestone 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 Pipestone County

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City Served By
Eden Township
Fountain Prairie
Pipestone The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pipestone is the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Pipestone .