Vadnais Heights, Minnesota Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 35 income based apartments in Vadnais Heights where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 147 affordable apartments in Vadnais Heights that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Vadnais Heights, Minnesota

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Vadnais Heights. Go to the Minnesota Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Vadnais Heights.

Vadnais Highlands Townhomes

1098 County Road D
Vadnais Heights, Minnesota
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2-3 BR
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Willow Ridge Apartments

1255 County Rd D E
Vadnais Heights, Minnesota
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2-3 BR
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Willow Ridge East

1255 County Road D East
Vadnais Heights, Minnesota
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1-3 BR

Cottages of Vadnais Heights

930 Vadnais Dr
Vadnais Heights, Minnesota
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Affordable Housing Near Vadnais Heights

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Public Housing Agencies Serving Vadnais Heights, 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.

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
Go to the Minnesota Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Vadnais Heights.

Vadnais Heights, Minnesota Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Vadnais Heights, Minnesota

Vadnais Heights features 35 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 Vadnais Heights, Minnesota

There are 147 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Vadnais Heights.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Vadnais Heights, Minnesota

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Vadnais Heights landlords $900 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Vadnais Heights.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Vadnais Heights, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,269 and $1,551.

2023 Vadnais Heights, 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
Vadnais Heights, Minnesota Fair Market Rent $1,007 $1,149 $1,410 $1,916 $2,209
Vadnais Heights, Minnesota Payment Standard Range $906 to $1,108 $1,034 to $1,264 $1,269 to $1,551 $1,724 to $2,108 $1,988 to $2,430

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Vadnais Heights, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 218
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 35
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 18.11%
Average Renter Household Size 2.28
Average Household Size 2.34
Median Household Income $71,518 ±$9,535
Median Rent $986 ±$68
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.62% ± 14.66pp
Total Population 12,968

Population and Household Demographics

Vadnais Heights is a city in Ramsey County, Minnesota with a population of 12,968. There are 5,505 households in the city with an average household size of 2.34 persons. 18.11% of households in Vadnais Heights are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Vadnais Heights

The median gross income for households in Vadnais Heights is $71,518 a year, or $5,960 a month. The median rent for the city is $986 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Vadnais Heights, a household making less than $3,287 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.62% of households who rent are overburdened in Vadnais Heights.

Area Median Income In Vadnais Heights

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 Vadnais Heights, the AMI is calculated from all households within Ramsey County.

In Vadnais Heights, 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 Vadnais Heights

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 Vadnais Heights

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Vadnais Heights 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 Vadnais Heights 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 Vadnais Heights 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