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Affordable Housing In Rushford
Fillmore County, Minnesota

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Rushford

Rush Creek Townhomes

210 S Prairie
Rushford, Minnesota
1-2 BR

Good Shepherd Community Apartments

1034 Meadowview Dr
Rushford, Minnesota

Rushford Manor

301 River Street
Rushford, Minnesota

Rush Creek Towhm

210 South Prairie Street
Rushford, Minnesota
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Housing Authorities that serve Rushford

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Rushford, Minnesota

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 60 affordable apartments for rent in Rushford, Minnesota.

Income Based Apartments in Rushford, Minnesota

Rushford features 54 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 Rushford, Minnesota

There are 6 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Rushford.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Rushford, Minnesota

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Rushford, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $643 and $785.

2020 Rushford, 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 $469 $542 $714 $989 $1,004
Payment Standard Range $422 to $516 $488 to $596 $643 to $785 $890 to $1,088 $904 to $1,104

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Rushford, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 60
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 54
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 34.22%
Average Renter Household Size 2.18
Average Household Size 2.47
Median Household Income $40,568 ±$4,890
Median Rent $629 ±$57
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.31% ± 11.81pp
Total Population 1,916

Population and Household Demographics

Rushford is a city in Fillmore County, Minnesota with a population of 1,916. There are 748 households in the city with an average household size of 2.47 persons. 34.22% of households in Rushford are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Rushford

The median gross income for households in Rushford is $40,568 a year, or $3,381 a month. The median rent for the city is $629 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Rushford, a household making less than $2,097 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.31% of households who rent are overburdened in Rushford.

Area Median Income In Rushford

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 Rushford, the AMI is calculated from all households within Fillmore County.

In Rushford, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $75,900

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 Rushford

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 Rushford

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,950 $18,200 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $26,600 $30,400 $34,200 $37,950 $41,000 $44,050 $47,100 $50,100
80% of Median $42,500 $48,600 $54,650 $60,700 $65,600 $70,450 $75,300 $80,150