Affordable Housing In Rock County

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Rock County

Stone Creek Townhomes

501 Hatting St
Luverne, MN
Income Based
2-3 BR

Centennial Apartments

120 N Spring St
Luverne, MN
Income Based
1-2 BR

Rock Creek Townhomes I

313 Oak Dr
Luverne, MN
3-4 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Rock Creek Townhomes II

304 Pine Dr
Luverne, MN
Accepts Vouchers

Blue Mound Towers

216 N McKenzie St
Luverne, MN

Fernwood Apartments

106 E 4th St
Hardwick, MN
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Other Housing Authorities located in Rock County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Luverne Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Rock County, Minnesota

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 210 affordable apartments for rent in Rock County, Minnesota.

Income Based Apartments in Rock County, Minnesota

Rock County features 162 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 Rock County, Minnesota

There are 48 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Rock County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Rock County, Minnesota

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Rock County landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Rock County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Rock County, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $659 and $805.

2020 Rock 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 $483 $556 $732 $961 $1,001
Payment Standard Range $435 to $531 $500 to $612 $659 to $805 $865 to $1,057 $901 to $1,101

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Rock County, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 210
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 162
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.74%
Average Renter Household Size 2.08
Average Household Size 2.37
Median Household Income $51,496 ±$3,692
Median Rent $619 ±$54
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.81% ± 7.89pp
Total Population 9,563

Population and Household Demographics

Rock County is a County in Minnesota with a population of 9,563. There are 3,929 households in the county with an average household size of 2.37 persons. 24.74% of households in Rock County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Rock County

The median gross income for households in Rock County is $51,496 a year, or $4,291 a month. The median rent for the county is $619 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Rock County, a household making less than $2,063 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.81% of households who rent are overburdened in Rock County.1

Area Median Income In Rock 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 Rock County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $68,200

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 Rock 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 Rock County HUD Rental Assistance in Rock County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,200 $17,400 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $25,350 $29,000 $32,600 $36,200 $39,100 $42,000 $44,900 $47,800
80% of Median $40,550 $46,350 $52,150 $57,900 $62,550 $67,200 $71,800 $76,450

Cities In Rock County

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City Listings Served By
Luverne 5 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Luverne is the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Luverne.
Hardwick 1
Battle Plain 0
Beaver Creek 0
Beaver Creekship 0
Clinton 0
Denver 0
Hills 0
Kanaranzi 0
Kenneth 0
Luverneship 0
Magnolia 0
Magnoliaship 0
Martin 0
Mound 0
Rose Dell 0
Springwater 0
Steen 0
Vienna 0