Affordable Housing In Roseau County
11 Low Income Apartment Communities In Roseau County
Housing Authorities that serve Roseau County
|Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Roseau County, Minnesota
There are 11 low income housing apartment communities offering 343 affordable apartments for rent in Roseau County, Minnesota.
Income Based Apartments in Roseau County, Minnesota
Roseau County features 192 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 151 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 $666 and $814.
2020 Roseau 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||$482||$562||$740||$922||$1,002|
|Payment Standard Range||$434 to $530||$506 to $618||$666 to $814||$830 to $1,014||$902 to $1,102|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Roseau County, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||11|
|Total Low Income Apartments||343|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||192|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||21.38%|
|Average Renter Household Size||1.99|
|Average Household Size||2.44|
|Median Household Income||$53,199 ±$1,609|
|Median Rent||$646 ±$43|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||37.97% ± 6pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Roseau County is a county in Minnesota with a population of 15,615. There are 6,318 households in the county with an average household size of 2.44 persons. 21.38% of households in Roseau County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Roseau County
The median gross income for households in Roseau County is $53,199 a year, or $4,433 a month. The median rent for the county is $646 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Roseau County, a household making less than $2,153 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 37.97% of households who rent are overburdened in Roseau County.
Area Median Income In Roseau 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 Roseau County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $72,300
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 Roseau 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 Roseau County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$15,300||$17,450||$21,720||$26,200||$30,680||$35,160||$39,640||$44,120|
|50% of Median||$25,450||$29,050||$32,700||$36,300||$39,250||$42,150||$45,050||$47,950|
|80% of Median||$40,700||$46,500||$52,300||$58,100||$62,750||$67,400||$72,050||$76,700|
Cities In Roseau County
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