Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Roseau County, MN

Discover affordable housing in Roseau County where there are 11+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Northland Apartments

610 Grant St SE, Warroad, Minnesota 56763

Cornerstone Creek

9280 Golden Valley Rd, Golden Valley, Minnesota 55427

Warroad Townhomes

526 Nelson St , Warroad, Minnesota 56763

Southside Square Apartments

507 7th Ave SE, Roseau, Minnesota 56751

Sunburst Acres

307 1/2 3rd Ave NW, Roseau, Minnesota 56751

Southside Square

501 7th St SW, Roseau, Minnesota 56751

Warroad Senior Living Center

1401 Lake St NW, Warroad, Minnesota 56763

North Star Apartments, a Mn Lp

706 Main Ave S, Roseau, Minnesota 56751

Tamarack Place Apartments

1105 3rd Ave SW, Roseau, Minnesota 56751

Pederson Apartments

601 7th St SW, Roseau, Minnesota 56751

Land View Apartments

204 Garfield St SE, Warroad, Minnesota 56763

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Roseau County, Minnesota
$8.90 (+101%) more than Minnesota minimum wage and $10.50 (+145%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Roseau 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Roseau County, Minnesota.

Go to the Minnesota Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Roseau County.

How many renters live in Roseau County, Minnesota?

The County of Roseau County has 15,294 people living in 5,833 households.

There are 2,503 renters living in 1,145 renter households in this County. Renters make up 16.37 percent of the population living in Roseau County.

What is the rental market like in Roseau County, Minnesota?

There are an estimated 7,159 housing units in the Roseau County area. Of these, 1,324 units are rental homes, making up 18 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Roseau County, Minnesota, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Roseau County?

The rental vacancy rate in Roseau County is 14 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

How many rental units are in Roseau County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Roseau County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
24 317 464 217 116
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Roseau County

A large number of apartments in Roseau County have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Roseau County are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 36 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 25 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Roseau County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $635 to $1,248. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $635
One BR $754
Two BR $937
Three BR $1,147
Four BR $1,248
2024 Fair Market Rents in Roseau County, Minnesota

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Roseau County?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 19 79 percent
One BR 128 40 percent
Two BR 245 53 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Roseau County, Minnesota

How many affordable rental units are in Roseau County?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Roseau County, Minnesota including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 73
Public Housing 53
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 95
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 75
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Roseau County, Minnesota

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Roseau County, Minnesota

Roseau County features 220 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 Roseau County, Minnesota

There are 128 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Roseau County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Roseau County, Minnesota

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Roseau County, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $843 and $1,031.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.