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Affordable Housing In Swanville
Morrison County, Minnesota

Housing Authorities that serve Swanville

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Swanville, Minnesota

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Swanville, Minnesota.

Income Based Apartments in Swanville, Minnesota

Swanville features 0 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 Swanville, Minnesota

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Swanville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Swanville, Minnesota

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

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

2020 Swanville, 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 $542 $714 $984 $1,037
Payment Standard Range $424 to $518 $488 to $596 $643 to $785 $886 to $1,082 $933 to $1,141

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Swanville, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.47%
Average Renter Household Size 2.67
Average Household Size 2.41
Median Household Income $35,682 ±$3,905
Median Rent $563 ±$35
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.67% ± 36.78pp
Total Population 328

Population and Household Demographics

Swanville is a city in Morrison County, Minnesota with a population of 328. There are 136 households in the city with an average household size of 2.41 persons. 26.47% of households in Swanville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Swanville

The median gross income for households in Swanville is $35,682 a year, or $2,974 a month. The median rent for the city is $563 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Swanville, a household making less than $1,877 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.67% of households who rent are overburdened in Swanville.

Area Median Income In Swanville

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 Swanville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Morrison County.

In Swanville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $70,400

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 Swanville

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 Swanville

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,300 $17,450 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $25,450 $29,050 $32,700 $36,300 $39,250 $42,150 $45,050 $47,950
80% of Median $40,700 $46,500 $52,300 $58,100 $62,750 $67,400 $72,050 $76,700