Affordable Housing In Pope County
Minnesota

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Pope County

Glenview Apartments

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

Glenwood Manor

780 2nd Ave NE
Glenwood, MN
Subsidized

Glenhaven Manor

507 5th St SE
Glenwood, MN

Hi - View Apartments

311 W 9th St
Starbuck, MN

Minnewaska Apartments

600 Wollan St
Starbuck, MN
Subsidized

Lowry Apartments

444 Aurora Ave
Lowry, MN
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Housing Authorities that serve Pope County

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

Other Housing Authorities located in Pope County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Glenwood Minnesota Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Pope County, Minnesota

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 155 affordable apartments for rent in Pope County, Minnesota.

Income Based Apartments in Pope County, Minnesota

Pope County features 135 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 20 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 $675 and $825.

2020 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
Fair Market Rent $494 $569 $750 $1,053 $1,056
Payment Standard Range $445 to $543 $512 to $626 $675 to $825 $948 to $1,158 $950 to $1,162

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Pope County, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 155
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 135
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.1

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 $73,800

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 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 Pope County HUD Rental Assistance in Pope County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,550 $17,750 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $25,850 $29,550 $33,250 $36,900 $39,900 $42,850 $45,800 $48,750
80% of Median $41,350 $47,250 $53,150 $59,050 $63,800 $68,500 $73,250 $77,950

Cities In Pope County

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City Listings Served By
Starbuck 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Starbuck is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Glenwood 3 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.
Lowry 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lowry is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Brooten 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brooten is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Cyrus 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cyrus is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Bangor 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bangor is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Barsness 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Barsness is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Ben Wade 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ben Wade is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Blue Mounds 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Blue Mounds is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Chippewa Falls 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chippewa Falls is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Farwell 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Farwell is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Gilchrist 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gilchrist is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Glenwoodship 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Glenwoodship is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Grove Lake 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Grove Lake is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Hoff 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hoff is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Lake Johanna 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lake Johanna is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Langhei 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Langhei is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Leven 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Leven is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Long Beach 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Long Beach is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Minnewaska 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Minnewaska is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
New Prairie 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Prairie is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Nora 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nora is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Reno 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Reno is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Rolling Forks 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rolling Forks is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Sedan 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sedan is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Villard 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Villard is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Walden 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Walden is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Westport 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Westport is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Westportship 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Westportship is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
White Bear Lake 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves White Bear Lake is the Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority.