Affordable Housing In Carbon County
5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Carbon County
Housing Authorities that serve Carbon County
|Montana Department of Commerce||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Carbon County, Montana
There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 122 affordable apartments for rent in Carbon County, Montana.
Income Based Apartments in Carbon County, Montana
Carbon County features 90 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 Carbon County, Montana
There are 32 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Carbon County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Carbon County, Montana
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Carbon County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Carbon County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Carbon County, Montana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $860 and $1,052.
2021 Carbon 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||$631||$725||$956||$1,321||$1,570|
|Payment Standard Range||$568 to $694||$653 to $798||$860 to $1,052||$1,189 to $1,453||$1,413 to $1,727|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Carbon County, MT Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||5|
|Total Low Income Apartments||122|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||90|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||23.84%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.21|
|Average Household Size||2.27|
|Median Household Income||$49,767 ±$3,374|
|Median Rent||$744 ±$51|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||40.07% ± 7.34pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Carbon County is a county in Montana with a population of 10,268. There are 4,480 households in the county with an average household size of 2.27 persons. 23.84% of households in Carbon County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Carbon County
The median gross income for households in Carbon County is $49,767 a year, or $4,147 a month. The median rent for the county is $744 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Carbon County, a household making less than $2,480 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 40.07% of households who rent are overburdened in Carbon County.
Area Median Income In Carbon 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 Carbon County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $76,600
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 Carbon 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 Carbon County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$16,100||$18,400||$21,720||$26,200||$30,680||$35,160||$39,640||$44,120|
|50% of Median||$26,850||$30,650||$34,500||$38,300||$41,400||$44,450||$47,500||$50,600|
|80% of Median||$42,950||$49,050||$55,200||$61,300||$66,250||$71,150||$76,050||$80,950|
Cities In Carbon County
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|Bearcreek||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bearcreek is the Montana Department of Commerce.|
|Belfry||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Belfry is the Montana Department of Commerce.|
|Boyd||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Boyd is the Montana Department of Commerce.|
|Bridger||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bridger is the Montana Department of Commerce.|
|Edgar||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Edgar is the Montana Department of Commerce.|
|Fromberg||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fromberg is the Montana Department of Commerce.|
|Joliet||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Joliet is the Montana Department of Commerce.|
|Red Lodge||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Red Lodge is the Montana Department of Commerce.|
|Roberts||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Roberts is the Montana Department of Commerce.|
|Roscoe||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Roscoe is the Montana Department of Commerce.|
|Silesia||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Silesia is the Montana Department of Commerce.|