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Affordable Housing In Wyoming
Chisago County, Minnesota

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Wyoming

Wyoming Oakwood Townhomes

26890 Goldman Blvd
Wyoming, Minnesota
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Meadow View Apartments Aka Fairview Seniors

5430 Meadow Ln
Wyoming, Minnesota
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Haven Estates Wyoming

5635 E Viking Blvd
Wyoming, Minnesota

Haven Estates

5595 E Viking Blvd
Wyoming, Minnesota
Accepts Vouchers

Middle Haven

5613 E Viking Blvd
Wyoming, Minnesota
Accepts Vouchers
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Wyoming, Minnesota

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 124 affordable apartments for rent in Wyoming, Minnesota.

Income Based Apartments in Wyoming, Minnesota

Wyoming features 32 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 Wyoming, Minnesota

There are 92 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Wyoming.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Wyoming, Minnesota

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Wyoming, Minnesota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,093 and $1,335.

2020 Wyoming, 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 $820 $971 $1,214 $1,722 $2,025
Payment Standard Range $738 to $902 $874 to $1,068 $1,093 to $1,335 $1,550 to $1,894 $1,823 to $2,228

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Wyoming, MN Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 124
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 32
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 15.78%
Average Renter Household Size 2.53
Average Household Size 2.80
Median Household Income $77,708 ±$8,373
Median Rent $964 ±$237
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 35.55% ± 21.26pp
Total Population 7,755

Population and Household Demographics

Wyoming is a city in Chisago County, Minnesota with a population of 7,755. There are 2,763 households in the city with an average household size of 2.80 persons. 15.78% of households in Wyoming are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Wyoming

The median gross income for households in Wyoming is $77,708 a year, or $6,476 a month. The median rent for the city is $964 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Wyoming, a household making less than $3,213 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 35.55% of households who rent are overburdened in Wyoming.

Area Median Income In Wyoming

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 Wyoming, the AMI is calculated from all households within Chisago County.

In Wyoming, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $103,400

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 Wyoming

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 Wyoming

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $21,700 $24,800 $27,900 $31,000 $33,500 $36,000 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $36,200 $41,400 $46,550 $51,700 $55,850 $60,000 $64,150 $68,250
80% of Median $54,950 $62,800 $70,650 $78,500 $84,800 $91,100 $97,350 $103,650