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Affordable Housing In Spring Valley
Fillmore County, Minnesota

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Spring Valley

Hillside Homes

409 S Hudson Ave
Spring Valley, Minnesota

Spring Valley Apartments

545 N Pleasant Ave
Spring Valley, Minnesota
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Housing Authorities that serve Spring Valley

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Spring Valley, Minnesota

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 49 affordable apartments for rent in Spring Valley, Minnesota.

Income Based Apartments in Spring Valley, Minnesota

Spring Valley features 49 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 Spring Valley, Minnesota

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Spring Valley.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Spring Valley, Minnesota

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

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

2020 Spring Valley, 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.

Spring Valley, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 49
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 49
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.43%
Average Renter Household Size 1.93
Average Household Size 2.35
Median Household Income $44,939 ±$4,868
Median Rent $527 ±$55
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.76% ± 16.07pp
Total Population 2,555

Population and Household Demographics

Spring Valley is a city in Fillmore County, Minnesota with a population of 2,555. There are 1,068 households in the city with an average household size of 2.35 persons. 27.43% of households in Spring Valley are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Spring Valley

The median gross income for households in Spring Valley is $44,939 a year, or $3,745 a month. The median rent for the city is $527 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Spring Valley, a household making less than $1,757 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.76% of households who rent are overburdened in Spring Valley.

Area Median Income In Spring Valley

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

In Spring Valley, 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 Spring Valley

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 Spring Valley

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