Affordable Housing In St Charles
Winona County, Minnesota

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

There are 24 affordable apartments in St Charles that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in St Charles, Minnesota

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

Clover Patch Apartments

100 Clover Ct
St Charles, Minnesota
$500-549
1-2 BR

Halter Heights

1224 East Avenue
St Charles, Minnesota

Whitewater Way

418 Wabasha Ave
St Charles, Minnesota
Affordable
Showing Results 1-10
  • «
  • 1
  • »

Affordable Housing Near St Charles

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near St Charles

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Altura, MN Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Altura.
Affordable Housing In Lewiston, MN Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Lewiston.
Affordable Housing In Rollingstone, MN Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Rollingstone.
Affordable Housing In Winona, MN Affordable Housing programs support 10 apartment communities in Winona.

Public Housing Agencies Serving St Charles, 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.

Waiting lists for project-based assistance, like the Public Housing program, are open:

Housing Authority Programs
Southeastern Minnesota Multi-County 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 St Charles.

St Charles, Minnesota Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in St Charles, Minnesota

St Charles 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 St Charles, Minnesota

There are 24 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in St Charles.

Housing Choice Vouchers in St Charles, Minnesota

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in St Charles, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $805 and $983.

2023 St Charles, 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
St Charles, Minnesota Fair Market Rent $598 $723 $894 $1,197 $1,298
St Charles, Minnesota Payment Standard Range $538 to $658 $651 to $795 $805 to $983 $1,077 to $1,317 $1,168 to $1,428

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

St Charles, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 68
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 44
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.01%
Average Renter Household Size 2.20
Average Household Size 2.89
Median Household Income $54,651 ±$5,473
Median Rent $621 ±$70
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 55.26% ± 21.65pp
Total Population 3,710

Population and Household Demographics

St Charles is a city in Winona County, Minnesota with a population of 3,710. There are 1,266 households in the city with an average household size of 2.89 persons. 27.01% of households in St Charles are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in St Charles

The median gross income for households in St Charles is $54,651 a year, or $4,554 a month. The median rent for the city is $621 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In St Charles, a household making less than $2,070 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 55.26% of households who rent are overburdened in St Charles.

Area Median Income In St Charles

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 St Charles, the AMI is calculated from all households within Winona County.

In St Charles, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $87,500

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 St Charles

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 St Charles

1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the St Charles AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,350 $21,000 $23,600 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the St Charles AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$30,600 $35,000 $39,350 $43,700 $47,200 $50,700 $54,200 $57,700
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the St Charles AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$48,950 $55,950 $62,950 $69,900 $75,500 $81,100 $86,700 $92,300