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Affordable Housing In Polk County
Minnesota

20 Low Income Apartment Communities In Polk County

Greentree Square

1120 Barrette St
Crookston, Minnesota
$525-560
1-2 BR

Agassiz Townhomes

1601 North Broadway
Crookston, Minnesota
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

Town Square

208 2nd St NW
East Grand Forks, Minnesota
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Nimens Espegard Apartments

1700 Widman Ln
Crookston, Minnesota
$565-640
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Northwest Apartments

208 Albert Ave NW
Fertile, Minnesota
Subsidized

Broadway Apartments - - ( Crookston )

1500 N Broadway
Crookston, Minnesota
Subsidized

Parkview Apartments - - Winger

5 E Montana Ave
Winger, Minnesota
Subsidized

Northwestern Apartments

100 Gretchen Ln
Crookston, Minnesota
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Mcintosh Housing 1

120 5th St NE
Mcintosh, Minnesota

Mcintosh Housing 2

300 Cottage Ave NE
Mcintosh, Minnesota
Subsidized

Housing Authorities that serve Polk 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 Polk County, Minnesota

There are 20 low income housing apartment communities offering 706 affordable apartments for rent in Polk County, Minnesota.

Income Based Apartments in Polk County, Minnesota

Polk County features 521 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 Polk County, Minnesota

There are 165 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Polk County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Polk County, Minnesota

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Polk County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Polk County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Polk County, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $749 and $915.

2020 Polk 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 $570 $650 $832 $1,200 $1,461
Payment Standard Range $513 to $627 $585 to $715 $749 to $915 $1,080 to $1,320 $1,315 to $1,607

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Polk County, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 20
Total Low Income Apartments 706
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 521
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.59%
Average Renter Household Size 2.02
Average Household Size 2.37
Median Household Income $53,326 ±$1,183
Median Rent $626 ±$43
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.28% ± 4.82pp
Total Population 31,547

Population and Household Demographics

Polk County is a county in Minnesota with a population of 31,547. There are 12,723 households in the county with an average household size of 2.37 persons. 27.59% of households in Polk County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Polk County

The median gross income for households in Polk County is $53,326 a year, or $4,444 a month. The median rent for the county is $626 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Polk County, a household making less than $2,087 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.28% of households who rent are overburdened in Polk County.

Area Median Income In Polk 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 Polk County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $89,200

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 Polk 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 Polk County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $18,550 $21,200 $23,850 $26,500 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $30,950 $35,400 $39,800 $44,200 $47,750 $51,300 $54,850 $58,350
80% of Median $49,500 $56,600 $63,650 $70,700 $76,400 $82,050 $87,700 $93,350

Cities In Polk County

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City Served By
Andover Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Andover Township is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Angus The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Angus is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Badger The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Badger is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Belgium The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Belgium is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Beltrami The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Beltrami is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Brandsvold The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brandsvold is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Brandt The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brandt is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Brislet The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brislet is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Bygland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bygland is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Chester The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chester is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Climax The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Climax is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Columbia The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Columbia is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Crookston The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Crookston are the Crookston Housing And EDA and Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Crookstonship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Crookstonship is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
East Grand Forks The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve East Grand Forks are the EDHA of East Grand Forks and Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Eden Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Eden Township is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Erskine The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Erskine is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Esther The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Esther is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Euclid The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Euclid is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Fairfax The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fairfax is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Fanny The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fanny is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Farley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Farley is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Fertile The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fertile is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Fisher The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fisher is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Fishership The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fishership is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Fosston The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fosston is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Garden The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Garden is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Garfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Garfield is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Gentilly The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gentilly is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Godfrey The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Godfrey is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Grand Forks The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Grand Forks is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Grove Park-Tilden The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Grove Park-Tilden is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Grove Park-Tildenship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Grove Park-Tildenship is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Gully The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gully is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Gullyship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gullyship is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Hammond The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hammond is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Helgeland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Helgeland is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Higdem The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Higdem is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Hill River The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hill River is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Hubbard The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hubbard is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Huntsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Huntsville is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Johnson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Johnson is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Kertsonville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kertsonville is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Keystone The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Keystone is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
King The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves King is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Knute The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Knute is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Lengby The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lengby is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Lessor The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lessor is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Liberty The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Liberty is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Lowell The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lowell is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Mcintosh The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mcintosh is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Mentor The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mentor is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Nesbit The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nesbit is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Nielsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nielsville is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Northland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Northland is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Onstad The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Onstad is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Parnell The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Parnell is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Queen The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Queen is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Reis The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Reis is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Rhinehart The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rhinehart is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Roome The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Roome is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Rosebud The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rosebud is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Russia The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Russia is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Sandsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sandsville is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Scandia The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Scandia is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Sletten The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sletten is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Sullivan The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sullivan is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Tabor The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tabor is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Trail The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Trail is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Tynsid The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tynsid is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Vineland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Vineland is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Winger The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Winger is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Wingership The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wingership is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .
Woodside The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Woodside is the Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority .