Affordable Housing In Scott County
Minnesota

28 Low Income Apartment Communities In Scott County

Orchard Street Townhomes

300 E Orchard St
Belle Plaine, MN
$740-840
2-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Highwood Homes

4716 Tower St SE
Prior Lake, MN
$811-1,012
2-4 BR
Subsidized

200 Levee Drive Apartments

200 Levee Dr W
Shakopee, MN
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized

Shakopee Village Senior Apartments

1428 4th Ave E
Shakopee, MN
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized
Accepts Vouchers

Louisiana Lofts

14977 Louisiana Ave S
Savage, MN
$841-1,156
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Pike Lake Marsh Apartments

4489 Marsh Dr NE
Prior Lake, MN
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Clifton Townhomes

551 Dakota St S
Shakopee, MN
Subsidized

Sarazin Flats Apartments

1575 Sarazin St
Shakopee, MN
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Monaco Lake East

5201 Monaco Drive
Jackson, MS

Boessling Lutheran Village Apartments

611 W Main St
Belle Plaine, MN
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Housing Authorities that serve Scott County

Housing Authority Programs
Scott County Community Development Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency; Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD)
Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Other Housing Authorities located in Scott County

Housing Authority Programs
Scott Carver Dakota Cap Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Scott County, Minnesota

There are 28 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,064 affordable apartments for rent in Scott County, Minnesota.

Income Based Apartments in Scott County, Minnesota

Scott County features 542 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 Scott County, Minnesota

There are 522 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Scott County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Scott County, Minnesota

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Scott County landlords $1,200 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Scott County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Scott County, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,093 and $1,335.

2020 Scott 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 $820 $971 $1,214 $1,722 $2,025
Payment Standard Range $738 to $902 $874 to $1,068 $1,093 to $1,335 $1,550 to $1,894 $1,823 to $2,228

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Scott County, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 28
Total Low Income Apartments 1,064
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 542
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 16.87%
Average Renter Household Size 2.59
Average Household Size 2.90
Median Household Income $87,794 ±$2,092
Median Rent $1,024 ±$52
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.36% ± 3.86pp
Total Population 137,322

Population and Household Demographics

Scott County is a County in Minnesota with a population of 137,322. There are 46,805 households in the county with an average household size of 2.90 persons. 16.87% of households in Scott County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Scott County

The median gross income for households in Scott County is $87,794 a year, or $7,316 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,024 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Scott County, a household making less than $3,413 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.36% of households who rent are overburdened in Scott County.1

Area Median Income In Scott 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 Scott County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $100,000

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 Scott 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 Scott County HUD Rental Assistance in Scott County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $21,000 $24,000 $27,000 $30,000 $32,400 $34,800 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $35,000 $40,000 $45,000 $50,000 $54,000 $58,000 $62,000 $66,000
80% of Median $52,850 $60,400 $67,950 $75,500 $81,550 $87,600 $93,650 $99,700

Cities In Scott County

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City Listings Served By
Prior Lake 5 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Prior Lake are the Scott County Community Development Agency and Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Shakopee 10 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Shakopee are the Scott County Community Development Agency and Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Belle Plaine 6 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Belle Plaine are the Scott County Community Development Agency and Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Savage 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Savage are the Scott County Community Development Agency and Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Jordan 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Jordan are the Scott County Community Development Agency and Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Belle Plaineship 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Belle Plaineship are the Scott County Community Development Agency and Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Blakeley 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Blakeley are the Scott County Community Development Agency and Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Cedar Lake 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Cedar Lake are the Scott County Community Development Agency and Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Credit River 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Credit River are the Scott County Community Development Agency and Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Elko New Market 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Elko New Market are the Scott County Community Development Agency and Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Helena 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Helena are the Scott County Community Development Agency and Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Jackson 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Jackson are the Scott County Community Development Agency and Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Louisville 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Louisville are the Scott County Community Development Agency and Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
New Market 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve New Market are the Scott County Community Development Agency and Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
St. Lawrence 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve St. Lawrence are the Scott County Community Development Agency and Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Sand Creek 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Sand Creek are the Scott County Community Development Agency and Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Spring Lake 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Spring Lake are the Scott County Community Development Agency and Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority.