Affordable Housing In St. Anthony
Hennepin County, Minnesota

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In St. Anthony

The Legends at Silver Lake Village

2500 38th Avenue NE.
St. Anthony, Minnesota
1 BR
Minimum Income Requirement

Silver Lake Home

3512 Silver Lake Rd
St. Anthony, Minnesota
Disabled Supportive Housing


2626 Kenzie Ter
St. Anthony, Minnesota
Elderly Supportive Housing
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in St. Anthony, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving St. Anthony, Minnesota

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in St. Anthony, Minnesota

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 218 affordable apartments for rent in St. Anthony, Minnesota.

Income Based Apartments in St. Anthony, Minnesota

St. Anthony 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 St. Anthony, Minnesota

There are 169 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in St. Anthony.

Housing Choice Vouchers in St. Anthony, Minnesota

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in St. Anthony, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,196 and $1,462.

2022 St. Anthony, 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. Anthony, Minnesota Fair Market Rent $932 $1,078 $1,329 $1,841 $2,145
St. Anthony, Minnesota Payment Standard Range $839 to $1,025 $970 to $1,186 $1,196 to $1,462 $1,657 to $2,025 $1,931 to $2,360

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

St. Anthony, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 218
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 49
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 38.83%
Average Renter Household Size 2.11
Average Household Size 2.29
Median Household Income $60,742 ±$6,337
Median Rent $976 ±$43
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.05% ± 7.25pp
Total Population 8,662

Population and Household Demographics

St. Anthony is a city in Hennepin County, Minnesota with a population of 8,662. There are 3,724 households in the city with an average household size of 2.29 persons. 38.83% of households in St. Anthony are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in St. Anthony

The median gross income for households in St. Anthony is $60,742 a year, or $5,062 a month. The median rent for the city is $976 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In St. Anthony, a household making less than $3,253 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.05% of households who rent are overburdened in St. Anthony.

Area Median Income In St. Anthony

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. Anthony, the AMI is calculated from all households within Hennepin County.

In St. Anthony, 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 St. Anthony

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. Anthony

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the St. Anthony 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 St. Anthony 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 St. Anthony 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