Winona, Minnesota Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 545 income based apartments in Winona where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 149 affordable apartments in Winona that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Winona, Minnesota

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

Bluff View Flats

1116 Sugar Loaf Rd
Winona, Minnesota
Income Based
1-2 BR
Rent Assisted

Winhaven Court Apartments

104 Main St
Winona, Minnesota
Call For Rent
1 BR
Rent Assisted

Water's Edge Apartments

602 Mankato Ave
Winona, Minnesota
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Winona Arms

150 Pleasant Hill Drive
Winona, Minnesota
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Iverson Court

273 Orrin St
Winona, Minnesota
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Pleasant Valley Village

55F Links Lane
Winona, Minnesota
Affordable

Winona Middle School Renovation

166 W Broadway St
Winona, Minnesota
Affordable

Maplewood Townhomes

1674 Kraemer Dr
Winona, Minnesota

Schaffner Homes

1719 W 6th St
Winona, Minnesota

Valley View Towers

165 E 4th St
Winona, Minnesota
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Affordable Housing Near Winona

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St Charles, MN Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in St Charles.
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Lewiston, MN Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Lewiston.
Rollingstone, MN Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Rollingstone.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Winona, 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
Winona Housing and Redevelopment Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Southeastern Minnesota Multi-County 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 Winona.

Winona, Minnesota Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Winona, Minnesota

Winona features 545 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 Winona, Minnesota

There are 149 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Winona.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Winona, Minnesota

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Winona landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Winona.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Winona, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $805 and $983.

2023 Winona, 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
Winona, Minnesota Fair Market Rent $598 $723 $894 $1,197 $1,298
Winona, Minnesota Payment Standard Range $538 to $658 $651 to $795 $805 to $983 $1,077 to $1,317 $1,168 to $1,428

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Winona, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 11
Total Low Income Apartments 694
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 545
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 38.71%
Average Renter Household Size 1.98
Average Household Size 2.26
Median Household Income $41,053 ±$2,064
Median Rent $574 ±$49
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.79% ± 6.78pp
Total Population 27,437

Population and Household Demographics

Winona is a city in Winona County, Minnesota with a population of 27,437. There are 10,350 households in the city with an average household size of 2.26 persons. 38.71% of households in Winona are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Winona

The median gross income for households in Winona is $41,053 a year, or $3,421 a month. The median rent for the city is $574 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Winona, a household making less than $1,913 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.79% of households who rent are overburdened in Winona.

Area Median Income In Winona

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 Winona, the AMI is calculated from all households within Winona County.

In Winona, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $87,500

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 Winona

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 Winona

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Winona AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,350 $21,000 $23,600 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Winona AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$30,600 $35,000 $39,350 $43,700 $47,200 $50,700 $54,200 $57,700
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Winona AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$48,950 $55,950 $62,950 $69,900 $75,500 $81,100 $86,700 $92,300