Affordable Housing In Tyler
Lincoln County, Minnesota

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Tyler

Morning Sun Apartments

300 Highland Ct
Tyler, Minnesota
Subsidized

Lincoln Co. Hra

298 Highland Ct
Tyler, Minnesota

New Vistas Apartments

310 State St
Tyler, Minnesota
Subsidized
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Tyler, 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 Tyler, Minnesota

Housing Authority Programs
Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Lincoln County Public Housing
Worthington Housing and Redevelopment Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Tyler, Minnesota

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 52 affordable apartments for rent in Tyler, Minnesota.

Income Based Apartments in Tyler, Minnesota

Tyler features 52 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 Tyler, Minnesota

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Tyler, Minnesota

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

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

2022 Tyler, 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
Tyler, Minnesota Fair Market Rent $503 $590 $757 $999 $1,027
Tyler, Minnesota Payment Standard Range $453 to $553 $531 to $649 $681 to $833 $899 to $1,099 $924 to $1,130

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Tyler, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 52
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 52
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.18%
Average Renter Household Size 2.09
Average Household Size 2.35
Median Household Income $48,125 ±$12,298
Median Rent $589 ±$89
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 33.9% ± 9.06pp
Total Population 1,244

Population and Household Demographics

Tyler is a city in Lincoln County, Minnesota with a population of 1,244. There are 488 households in the city with an average household size of 2.35 persons. 24.18% of households in Tyler are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Tyler

The median gross income for households in Tyler is $48,125 a year, or $4,010 a month. The median rent for the city is $589 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Tyler, a household making less than $1,963 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.9% of households who rent are overburdened in Tyler.

Area Median Income In Tyler

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 Tyler, the AMI is calculated from all households within Lincoln County.

In Tyler, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $69,700

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 Tyler

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 Tyler

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Tyler AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,650 $17,900 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Tyler AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$26,100 $29,800 $33,550 $37,250 $40,250 $43,250 $46,200 $49,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Tyler AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$41,750 $47,700 $53,650 $59,600 $64,400 $69,150 $73,950 $78,700