Affordable Housing In Waite Park
Stearns County, Minnesota

Affordable Housing programs support 0 income based apartments in Waite Park where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 96 affordable apartments in Waite Park that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Waite Park, Minnesota

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

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500 3rd St S #105
Waite Park, Minnesota
Income Based
2-3 BR
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Public Housing Agencies Serving Waite Park, 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.

Waiting lists for project-based assistance, like the Public Housing program, are open:

Housing Authority Programs
Stearns County HRA Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Minnesota Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Waite Park.

Waite Park, Minnesota Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Waite Park, Minnesota

Waite Park 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 Waite Park, Minnesota

There are 96 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Waite Park.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Waite Park, Minnesota

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Waite Park landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Waite Park.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Waite Park, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $875 and $1,069.

2023 Waite Park, 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
Waite Park, Minnesota Fair Market Rent $754 $781 $972 $1,309 $1,552
Waite Park, Minnesota Payment Standard Range $679 to $829 $703 to $859 $875 to $1,069 $1,178 to $1,440 $1,397 to $1,707

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Waite Park, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 96
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 57.86%
Average Renter Household Size 2.14
Average Household Size 2.21
Median Household Income $39,695 ±$5,645
Median Rent $800 ±$83
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.21% ± 9.67pp
Total Population 7,429

Population and Household Demographics

Waite Park is a city in Stearns County, Minnesota with a population of 7,429. There are 3,322 households in the city with an average household size of 2.21 persons. 57.86% of households in Waite Park are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Waite Park

The median gross income for households in Waite Park is $39,695 a year, or $3,308 a month. The median rent for the city is $800 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Waite Park, a household making less than $2,667 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.21% of households who rent are overburdened in Waite Park.

Area Median Income In Waite Park

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 Waite Park, the AMI is calculated from all households within Stearns County.

In Waite Park, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $88,500

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 Waite Park

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 Waite Park

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Waite Park AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,550 $21,200 $23,850 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Waite Park AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$30,950 $35,350 $39,750 $44,150 $47,700 $51,250 $54,750 $58,300
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Waite Park AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$49,500 $56,550 $63,600 $70,650 $76,350 $82,000 $87,650 $93,300