Winona County, Minnesota Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 649 income based apartments in Winona County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 177 affordable apartments in Winona County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Winona County, Minnesota

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

Clover Patch Apartments

100 Clover Ct
St Charles, Minnesota
$500-549
1-2 BR

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

Altura Place Apartments

47 Grandview Dr NW
Altura, Minnesota
Rent Assisted

Halter Heights

1224 East Avenue
St Charles, Minnesota

Halter Ridge

118 State St
Rollingstone, Minnesota
Rent Assisted

Norstone Apartments

146 Main St
Rollingstone, Minnesota
Rent Assisted

Hco Investments, Inc

405 E Main St
Lewiston, Minnesota
Rent Assisted
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Winona Arms

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

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City Apartments
Winona, MN Affordable Housing programs support 11 apartment communities in Winona.
St Charles, MN Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in St Charles.
Altura, MN Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Altura.
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 County, 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
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 County.

Winona County, Minnesota Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Winona County, Minnesota

Winona County features 649 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 County, Minnesota

There are 177 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Winona County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Winona County, Minnesota

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Winona County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Winona County.

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

2023 Winona 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
Winona County, Minnesota Fair Market Rent $598 $723 $894 $1,197 $1,298
Winona County, 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 County, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 20
Total Low Income Apartments 826
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 649
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.12%
Average Renter Household Size 2.08
Average Household Size 2.46
Median Household Income $50,547 ±$1,745
Median Rent $608 ±$24
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.92% ± 5.2pp
Total Population 51,213

Population and Household Demographics

Winona County is a county in Minnesota with a population of 51,213. There are 19,068 households in the county with an average household size of 2.46 persons. 30.12% of households in Winona County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Winona County

The median gross income for households in Winona County is $50,547 a year, or $4,212 a month. The median rent for the county is $608 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Winona County, a household making less than $2,027 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.92% of households who rent are overburdened in Winona County.

Area Median Income In Winona 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 Winona County, 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 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 HUD Rental Assistance in Winona County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Winona County 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 County 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 County 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