Affordable Housing In Pope County
Minnesota

9 Low Income Apartment Communities In Pope County

Brooten Area Housing

300 Hatton St & 215 Western Ave
Brooten, Minnesota
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Glenview Apartments

501 5th St SE #109
Glenwood, Minnesota
$604-660
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Glenwood Manor

780 2nd Ave NE
Glenwood, Minnesota
Subsidized

Glenhaven Manor

507 5th St SE
Glenwood, Minnesota

Hi - View Apartments

311 W 9th St
Starbuck, Minnesota

Minnewaska Apartments

600 Wollan St
Starbuck, Minnesota
Subsidized

Lowry Apartments

444 Aurora Ave
Lowry, Minnesota

Brooten Area Hsg

215 Western Ave S
Brooten, Minnesota

Park Crest Place

515 Se 6th Ave
Glenwood, Minnesota
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Pope County, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Pope County, Minnesota

Housing Authority Programs
Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Pope County, Minnesota

There are 9 low income housing apartment communities offering 219 affordable apartments for rent in Pope County, Minnesota.

Income Based Apartments in Pope County, Minnesota

Pope County features 175 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 Pope County, Minnesota

There are 44 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Pope County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Pope County, Minnesota

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Pope County, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $735 and $899.

2022 Pope 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
Pope County, Minnesota Fair Market Rent $555 $621 $817 $1,010 $1,188
Pope County, Minnesota Payment Standard Range $500 to $611 $559 to $683 $735 to $899 $909 to $1,111 $1,069 to $1,307

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Pope County, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 9
Total Low Income Apartments 219
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 175
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 19.88%
Average Renter Household Size 1.83
Average Household Size 2.23
Median Household Income $52,785 ±$3,014
Median Rent $652 ±$87
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 33.89% ± 5.72pp
Total Population 10,948

Population and Household Demographics

Pope County is a county in Minnesota with a population of 10,948. There are 4,809 households in the county with an average household size of 2.23 persons. 19.88% of households in Pope County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Pope County

The median gross income for households in Pope County is $52,785 a year, or $4,399 a month. The median rent for the county is $652 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Pope County, a household making less than $2,173 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.89% of households who rent are overburdened in Pope County.

Area Median Income In Pope 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 Pope County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $77,500

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 Pope 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 Pope County

1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Pope County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,300 $18,600 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Pope County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$27,150 $31,000 $34,900 $38,750 $41,850 $44,950 $48,050 $51,150
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Pope County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$43,400 $49,600 $55,800 $62,000 $67,000 $71,950 $76,900 $81,850

Cities In Pope County

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City Served By
Bangor The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bangor is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Barsness The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Barsness is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Ben Wade The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ben Wade is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Blue Mounds The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Blue Mounds is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Brooten The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brooten is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Chippewa Falls The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chippewa Falls is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Cyrus The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cyrus is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Farwell The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Farwell is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Gilchrist The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gilchrist is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Glenwood The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Glenwood are the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Glenwood Minnesota and Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Glenwoodship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Glenwoodship is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Grove Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Grove Lake is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Hoff The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hoff is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Lake Johanna The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lake Johanna is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Langhei The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Langhei is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Leven The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Leven is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Long Beach The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Long Beach is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Lowry The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lowry is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Minnewaska The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Minnewaska is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
New Prairie The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Prairie is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Nora The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nora is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Reno The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Reno is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Rolling Forks The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rolling Forks is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Sedan The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sedan is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Starbuck The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Starbuck is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Villard The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Villard is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Walden The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Walden is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Westport The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Westport is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Westportship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Westportship is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
White Bear Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves White Bear Lake is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.