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Affordable Housing In Broadwater County
Montana

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Broadwater County

Townsend Housing

402 S Spruce St
Townsend, Montana
Subsidized

Broadwater Villas

601 S Oak
Townsend, Montana
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Housing Authorities that serve Broadwater County

Housing Authority Programs
Montana Department of Commerce Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Helena Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Broadwater County, Montana

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 72 affordable apartments for rent in Broadwater County, Montana.

Income Based Apartments in Broadwater County, Montana

Broadwater County features 72 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 Broadwater County, Montana

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Broadwater County, Montana

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Broadwater County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Broadwater County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Broadwater County, Montana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $769 and $939.

2021 Broadwater County, 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
Fair Market Rent $598 $648 $854 $1,062 $1,223
Payment Standard Range $538 to $658 $583 to $713 $769 to $939 $956 to $1,168 $1,101 to $1,345

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Broadwater County, MT Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 72
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 72
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 22.08%
Average Renter Household Size 1.93
Average Household Size 2.32
Median Household Income $50,115 ±$4,302
Median Rent $655 ±$74
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 29.48% ± 11.75pp
Total Population 5,692

Population and Household Demographics

Broadwater County is a county in Montana with a population of 5,692. There are 2,427 households in the county with an average household size of 2.32 persons. 22.08% of households in Broadwater County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Broadwater County

The median gross income for households in Broadwater County is $50,115 a year, or $4,176 a month. The median rent for the county is $655 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Broadwater County, a household making less than $2,183 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 29.48% of households who rent are overburdened in Broadwater County.

Area Median Income In Broadwater 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 Broadwater County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $70,800

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 Broadwater 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 Broadwater County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,000 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $25,000 $28,600 $32,150 $35,700 $38,600 $41,450 $44,300 $47,150
80% of Median $40,000 $45,700 $51,400 $57,100 $61,700 $66,250 $70,850 $75,400

Cities In Broadwater County

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City Served By
Radersburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Radersburg are the Helena Housing Authority and Montana Department of Commerce.
Spokane Creek The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Spokane Creek are the Helena Housing Authority and Montana Department of Commerce.
The Silos The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve The Silos are the Helena Housing Authority and Montana Department of Commerce.
Toston The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Toston are the Helena Housing Authority and Montana Department of Commerce.
Townsend The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Townsend are the Helena Housing Authority and Montana Department of Commerce.
Wheatland The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Wheatland are the Helena Housing Authority and Montana Department of Commerce.
Winston The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Winston are the Helena Housing Authority and Montana Department of Commerce.