Affordable Housing In Red Wing
Goodhue County, Minnesota

10 Low Income Apartment Communities In Red Wing

Malmquist Estates

2622 Malmquist Ave
Red Wing, Minnesota
$796-895
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Pheasant Run Townhomes

259 Frenn Ave
Red Wing, Minnesota
$940
3 BR

Eagle Ridge Apartments

582 Tyler Rd S
Red Wing, Minnesota
$715-830
2-3 BR

Trailside Acres

211 Sargent Dr
Red Wing, Minnesota
$605-990
1-3 BR

Wings Apartments

2536 Malmquist Ave
Red Wing, Minnesota

Burnside Apartments

187 Sargent Dr
Red Wing, Minnesota
Subsidized

Maple Hills Apartments

521 Maple St
Red Wing, Minnesota
Subsidized

Jordan Towers II

440 W 5th St
Red Wing, Minnesota
Subsidized

Jordan Towers Scattered

433 W 4th St
Red Wing, Minnesota

Cooperidge Wapasa Apartments

201 E 7th St
Red Wing, Minnesota
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Red Wing, 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 Red Wing, Minnesota

Housing Authority Programs
Red Wing Housing and Redevelopment Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Southeastern Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Red Wing, Minnesota

There are 10 low income housing apartment communities offering 547 affordable apartments for rent in Red Wing, Minnesota.

Income Based Apartments in Red Wing, Minnesota

Red Wing features 399 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 Red Wing, Minnesota

There are 148 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Red Wing.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Red Wing, Minnesota

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Red Wing landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Red Wing.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Red Wing, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $766 and $936.

2022 Red Wing, 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
Red Wing, Minnesota Fair Market Rent $671 $720 $851 $1,209 $1,408
Red Wing, Minnesota Payment Standard Range $604 to $738 $648 to $792 $766 to $936 $1,088 to $1,330 $1,267 to $1,549

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Red Wing, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 10
Total Low Income Apartments 547
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 399
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.91%
Average Renter Household Size 1.83
Average Household Size 2.26
Median Household Income $45,890 ±$3,934
Median Rent $704 ±$68
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.43% ± 7.86pp
Total Population 16,484

Population and Household Demographics

Red Wing is a city in Goodhue County, Minnesota with a population of 16,484. There are 7,054 households in the city with an average household size of 2.26 persons. 33.91% of households in Red Wing are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Red Wing

The median gross income for households in Red Wing is $45,890 a year, or $3,824 a month. The median rent for the city is $704 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Red Wing, a household making less than $2,347 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.43% of households who rent are overburdened in Red Wing.

Area Median Income In Red Wing

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 Red Wing, the AMI is calculated from all households within Goodhue County.

In Red Wing, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $96,800

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 Red Wing

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 Red Wing

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Red Wing AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$20,350 $23,250 $26,150 $29,050 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Red Wing AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$33,900 $38,750 $43,600 $48,400 $52,300 $56,150 $60,050 $63,900
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Red Wing AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$54,250 $62,000 $69,750 $77,450 $83,650 $89,850 $96,050 $102,250