Affordable Housing In St. Joseph
Kittson County, Minnesota

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In St. Joseph

Carlson Crossing

912 E Baker St
St. Joseph, Minnesota
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Subsidized

Stearns County Lrph

125 10th Ave SE
St. Joseph, Minnesota

Morningside Townhomes

256 Iverson St W
St. Joseph, Minnesota
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in St. Joseph, 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. Joseph, Minnesota

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in St. Joseph, Minnesota

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 88 affordable apartments for rent in St. Joseph, Minnesota.

Income Based Apartments in St. Joseph, Minnesota

St. Joseph features 56 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. Joseph, Minnesota

There are 32 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in St. Joseph.

Housing Choice Vouchers in St. Joseph, Minnesota

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in St. Joseph, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $681 and $833.

2022 St. Joseph, 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. Joseph, Minnesota Fair Market Rent $503 $575 $757 $936 $1,112
St. Joseph, Minnesota Payment Standard Range $453 to $553 $518 to $633 $681 to $833 $842 to $1,030 $1,001 to $1,223

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

St. Joseph, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 88
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 56
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters %
Average Renter Household Size 0.00
Average Household Size 0.00
Median Household Income $0 ±$0
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Total Population 0

Population and Household Demographics

St. Joseph is a city in Kittson County, Minnesota with a population of 0. There are 0 households in the city with an average household size of 0.00 persons. % of households in St. Joseph are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in St. Joseph

The median gross income for households in St. Joseph is $0 a year, or $0 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Area Median Income In St. Joseph

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. Joseph, the AMI is calculated from all households within Kittson County.

In St. Joseph, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $83,100

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. Joseph

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. Joseph

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the St. Joseph AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,550 $20,050 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the St. Joseph AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,250 $33,400 $37,600 $41,750 $45,100 $48,450 $51,800 $55,150
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the St. Joseph AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$46,800 $53,450 $60,150 $66,800 $72,150 $77,500 $82,850 $88,200