Affordable Housing In Stevens County

10 Low Income Apartment Communities In Stevens County

Eastside Acres

404 E 3rd St
Chokio, MN
1 BR

Nature's Edge Apartments

105 Sunnyslope Road
Morris, MN
Income Based
1-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Chokio Housing Duplex 5

606 W 1st St
Chokio, MN
2 BR

Chokio Housing Duplex 3

109 W 1st St
Chokio, MN
2 BR

Crystal Lake Townhomes

105 S Atlantic Ave
Morris, MN
2-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Pacific Place

619 East 8th Street
Morris, MN
1-2 BR

Grandview Apartments

100 S Columbia Ave
Morris, MN

Morris Key Row

151 Sunnyslope Rd
Morris, MN

Wildwoods Apartments

707 Iowa Ave
Morris, MN
Accepts Vouchers

Hancock Housing

543 4th St
Hancock, MN
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Housing Authorities that serve Stevens County

Housing Authority Programs
Stevens County HRA Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Other Housing Authorities located in Stevens County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Morris Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Stevens County, Minnesota

There are 10 low income housing apartment communities offering 320 affordable apartments for rent in Stevens County, Minnesota.

Income Based Apartments in Stevens County, Minnesota

Stevens County features 270 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 Stevens County, Minnesota

There are 50 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Stevens County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Stevens County, Minnesota

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Stevens County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Stevens County.

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

2020 Stevens 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 $471 $627 $714 $957 $1,200
Payment Standard Range $424 to $518 $564 to $690 $643 to $785 $861 to $1,053 $1,080 to $1,320

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Stevens County, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 10
Total Low Income Apartments 320
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 270
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 32.8%
Average Renter Household Size 2.32
Average Household Size 2.55
Median Household Income $52,302 ±$3,546
Median Rent $587 ±$61
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 54.86% ± 10.64pp
Total Population 9,771

Population and Household Demographics

Stevens County is a County in Minnesota with a population of 9,771. There are 3,668 households in the county with an average household size of 2.55 persons. 32.8% of households in Stevens County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Stevens County

The median gross income for households in Stevens County is $52,302 a year, or $4,359 a month. The median rent for the county is $587 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Stevens County, a household making less than $1,957 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 54.86% of households who rent are overburdened in Stevens County.1

Area Median Income In Stevens 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 Stevens County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $77,500

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 Stevens 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 Stevens County HUD Rental Assistance in Stevens County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,300 $18,600 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $27,150 $31,000 $34,900 $38,750 $41,850 $44,950 $48,050 $51,150
80% of Median $43,400 $49,600 $55,800 $62,000 $67,000 $71,950 $76,900 $81,850

Cities In Stevens County

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City Listings Served By
Morris 6 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Morris are the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Morris and Stevens County HRA.
Chokio 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chokio is the Stevens County HRA.
Hancock 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hancock is the Stevens County HRA.
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