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Affordable Housing In Carbon County
Montana

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Carbon County

Frontier Red Lodge

1115 S Adams Ave
Red Lodge, Montana
$605
1 BR

Campbell Courts Apartments

502 S 4th St
Bridger, Montana
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Mountain View Apartments

522 Airport Rd
Red Lodge, Montana

Red Lodge Apartments

1120 S Edick
Red Lodge, Montana
Subsidized

Pleasant View Apartments

126 N Main
Joliet, Montana
Subsidized
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Housing Authorities that serve Carbon County

Housing Authority Programs
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
Total Population 10,268

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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City Served By
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.