Affordable Housing In Wilkin County

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Wilkin County

York Manor Apartments

415 5th Street South
Breckenridge, MN
1-2 BR

York Apartments

405 South 9th Street
Breckenridge, MN
2 BR

Appletree Court

601 Oak St
Breckenridge, MN
Elderly Supportive Housing

Park Manor Scattered

200 Park Ave
Breckenridge, MN

Village Green Apartments

526 1st St
Wolverton, MN

Ridgeview Townhomes

410 10th St S
Breckenridge, MN
Accepts Vouchers
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Other Housing Authorities located in Wilkin County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Breckenridge Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Wilkin County, Minnesota

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 192 affordable apartments for rent in Wilkin County, Minnesota.

Income Based Apartments in Wilkin County, Minnesota

Wilkin County features 156 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 Wilkin County, Minnesota

There are 36 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Wilkin County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Wilkin County, Minnesota

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

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

2020 Wilkin 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 $563 $714 $1,030 $1,254
Payment Standard Range $424 to $518 $507 to $619 $643 to $785 $927 to $1,133 $1,129 to $1,379

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Wilkin County, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 192
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 156
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.5%
Average Renter Household Size 1.74
Average Household Size 2.29
Median Household Income $51,476 ±$3,286
Median Rent $437 ±$85
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 23.97% ± 7.45pp
Total Population 6,526

Population and Household Demographics

Wilkin County is a County in Minnesota with a population of 6,526. There are 2,776 households in the county with an average household size of 2.29 persons. 24.5% of households in Wilkin County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Wilkin County

The median gross income for households in Wilkin County is $51,476 a year, or $4,290 a month. The median rent for the county is $437 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Wilkin County, a household making less than $1,457 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 23.97% of households who rent are overburdened in Wilkin County.1

Area Median Income In Wilkin 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 Wilkin County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $69,600

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 Wilkin 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 Wilkin County HUD Rental Assistance in Wilkin County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,200 $17,400 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $25,350 $29,000 $32,600 $36,200 $39,100 $42,000 $44,900 $47,800
80% of Median $40,550 $46,350 $52,150 $57,900 $62,550 $67,200 $71,800 $76,450

Cities In Wilkin County

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City Listings Served By
Breckenridge 5 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Breckenridge is the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Breckenridge.
Wolverton 1
Akron 0
Andrea 0
Atherton 0
Bradford 0
Brandrup 0
Breckenridgeship 0
Campbell 0
Campbellship 0
Champion 0
Connelly 0
Deerhorn 0
Doran 0
Foxhome 0
Foxhomeship 0
Kent 0
McCauleyville 0
Manston 0
Meadows 0
Mitchell 0
Nashua 0
Nilsen 0
Nordick 0
Prairie View 0
Roberts 0
Sunnyside 0
Tanberg 0
Tenney 0
Wolvertonship 0