Shoreview, Minnesota Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 44 income based apartments in Shoreview where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 68 affordable apartments in Shoreview that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Shoreview, Minnesota

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Shoreview. Go to the Minnesota Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Shoreview.

The Shores Senior Apartments

3150 Lexington Ave N
Shoreview, Minnesota
1 BR

The Meadowlands

3912 Gramsie Ct
Shoreview, Minnesota
Rent Assisted
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Affordable Housing Near Shoreview

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Public Housing Agencies Serving Shoreview, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Mental Health Resources Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Minnesota Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Shoreview.

Shoreview, Minnesota Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Shoreview, Minnesota

Shoreview features 44 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 Shoreview, Minnesota

There are 68 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Shoreview.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Shoreview, Minnesota

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Shoreview landlords $900 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Shoreview.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Shoreview, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,269 and $1,551.

2023 Shoreview, 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
Shoreview, Minnesota Fair Market Rent $1,007 $1,149 $1,410 $1,916 $2,209
Shoreview, Minnesota Payment Standard Range $906 to $1,108 $1,034 to $1,264 $1,269 to $1,551 $1,724 to $2,108 $1,988 to $2,430

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Shoreview, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 112
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 44
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 18.43%
Average Renter Household Size 2.17
Average Household Size 2.35
Median Household Income $79,252 ±$3,648
Median Rent $1,137 ±$80
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.04% ± 8.05pp
Total Population 25,951

Population and Household Demographics

Shoreview is a city in Ramsey County, Minnesota with a population of 25,951. There are 10,940 households in the city with an average household size of 2.35 persons. 18.43% of households in Shoreview are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Shoreview

The median gross income for households in Shoreview is $79,252 a year, or $6,604 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,137 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Shoreview, a household making less than $3,790 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.04% of households who rent are overburdened in Shoreview.

Area Median Income In Shoreview

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 Shoreview, the AMI is calculated from all households within Ramsey County.

In Shoreview, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $118,200

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 Shoreview

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 Shoreview

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Shoreview AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$24,650 $28,200 $31,700 $35,200 $38,050 $40,850 $43,650 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Shoreview AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$41,100 $46,950 $52,800 $58,650 $63,350 $68,050 $72,750 $77,450
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Shoreview AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$62,600 $71,550 $80,500 $89,400 $96,600 $103,750 $110,900 $118,050