Affordable Housing In St Louis County
77 Low Income Apartment Communities In St Louis County
Guide To Affordable Housing in St Louis County, Minnesota
There are 77 low income housing apartment communities offering 5,381 affordable apartments for rent in St Louis County, Minnesota.
Income Based Apartments in St Louis County, Minnesota
St Louis County features 5,010 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 Louis County, Minnesota
There are 371 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in St Louis County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in St Louis County, Minnesota
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay St Louis County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in St Louis County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in St Louis County, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $734 and $898.
2020 St Louis 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||$601||$622||$816||$1,052||$1,279|
|Payment Standard Range||$541 to $661||$560 to $684||$734 to $898||$947 to $1,157||$1,151 to $1,407|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
St Louis County, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||77|
|Total Low Income Apartments||5,381|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||5,010|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||28.92%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.01|
|Average Household Size||2.26|
|Median Household Income||$48,331 ±$1,074|
|Median Rent||$685 ±$14|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||49.79% ± 2.3pp|
Population and Household Demographics
St Louis County is a county in Minnesota with a population of 200,506. There are 84,545 households in the county with an average household size of 2.26 persons. 28.92% of households in St Louis County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in St Louis County
The median gross income for households in St Louis County is $48,331 a year, or $4,028 a month. The median rent for the county is $685 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In St Louis County, a household making less than $2,283 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.79% of households who rent are overburdened in St Louis County.
Area Median Income In St Louis 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 St Louis County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $76,800
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 Louis 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 HUD Rental Assistance in St Louis County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$16,150||$18,450||$21,720||$26,200||$30,680||$35,160||$39,640||$44,120|
|50% of Median||$26,900||$30,750||$34,600||$38,400||$41,500||$44,550||$47,650||$50,700|
|80% of Median||$43,050||$49,200||$55,350||$61,450||$66,400||$71,300||$76,200||$81,150|
Cities In St Louis County
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|Chisholm||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chisholm is the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Chisholm Minnesota.|
|Cook||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cook is the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Cook Minnesota.|
|Duluth||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Duluth is the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Duluth Minnesota.|
|Ely||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ely is the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Ely.|
|Eveleth||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Eveleth is the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Eveleth.|
|Gilbert||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gilbert is the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Gilbert.|
|Hibbing||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hibbing is the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Hibbing Minnesota.|
|Virginia||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Virginia is the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Virginia Minnesota.|