Affordable Housing In Bridger
Carbon County, Montana

Affordable Housing programs support 18 income based apartments in Bridger where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 0 affordable apartments in Bridger that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Bridger, Montana

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

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Affordable Housing Near Bridger

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Public Housing Agencies Serving Bridger, Montana

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.

Housing Authority Programs
Montana Department of Commerce Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the Montana Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Bridger.

Bridger, Montana Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Bridger, Montana

Bridger features 18 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 Bridger, Montana

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Bridger.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Bridger, Montana

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Bridger, Montana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $949 and $1,159.

2023 Bridger, Montana 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
Bridger, Montana Fair Market Rent $745 $801 $1,054 $1,447 $1,644
Bridger, Montana Payment Standard Range $671 to $820 $721 to $881 $949 to $1,159 $1,302 to $1,592 $1,480 to $1,808

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Bridger, MT Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 18
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 18
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 31.13%
Average Renter Household Size 3.49
Average Household Size 2.81
Median Household Income $50,333 ±$11,387
Median Rent $671 ±$36
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 29.29% ± 22.03pp
Total Population 894

Population and Household Demographics

Bridger is a city in Carbon County, Montana with a population of 894. There are 318 households in the city with an average household size of 2.81 persons. 31.13% of households in Bridger are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Bridger

The median gross income for households in Bridger is $50,333 a year, or $4,194 a month. The median rent for the city is $671 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Bridger, a household making less than $2,237 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 29.29% of households who rent are overburdened in Bridger.

Area Median Income In Bridger

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 Bridger, the AMI is calculated from all households within Carbon County.

In Bridger, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $84,600

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 Bridger

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 Bridger

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Bridger AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,800 $20,350 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Bridger AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,650 $33,850 $38,100 $42,300 $45,700 $49,100 $52,500 $55,850
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Bridger AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$47,400 $54,200 $60,950 $67,700 $73,150 $78,550 $83,950 $89,400