Affordable Housing In Cascade County
31 Low Income Apartment Communities In Cascade County
Housing Authorities that serve Cascade County
|Montana Department of Commerce||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Cascade County, Montana
There are 31 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,665 affordable apartments for rent in Cascade County, Montana.
Income Based Apartments in Cascade County, Montana
Cascade County features 1,163 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 Cascade County, Montana
There are 502 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Cascade County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Cascade County, Montana
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Cascade County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Cascade County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Cascade County, Montana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $727 and $889.
2021 Cascade 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||$609||$613||$808||$1,126||$1,359|
|Payment Standard Range||$548 to $670||$552 to $674||$727 to $889||$1,013 to $1,239||$1,223 to $1,495|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Cascade County, MT Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||31|
|Total Low Income Apartments||1,665|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||1,163|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||36.45%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.21|
|Average Household Size||2.35|
|Median Household Income||$45,205 ±$1,461|
|Median Rent||$639 ±$15|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||39.98% ± 3.43pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Cascade County is a county in Montana with a population of 82,090. There are 33,784 households in the county with an average household size of 2.35 persons. 36.45% of households in Cascade County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Cascade County
The median gross income for households in Cascade County is $45,205 a year, or $3,767 a month. The median rent for the county is $639 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Cascade County, a household making less than $2,130 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.98% of households who rent are overburdened in Cascade County.
Area Median Income In Cascade 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 Cascade County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $67,400
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 Cascade 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 Cascade 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 Cascade County
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|Belt||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Belt is the Montana Department of Commerce.|
|Black Eagle||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Black Eagle is the Montana Department of Commerce.|
|Cascade||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cascade is the Montana Department of Commerce.|
|Fort Shaw||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fort Shaw is the Montana Department of Commerce.|
|Gibson Flats||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gibson Flats is the Montana Department of Commerce.|
|Great Falls||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Great Falls are the Great Falls Housing Authority and Montana Department of Commerce.|
|Malmstrom AFB||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Malmstrom AFB is the Montana Department of Commerce.|
|Neihart||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Neihart is the Montana Department of Commerce.|
|Sand Coulee||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sand Coulee is the Montana Department of Commerce.|
|Simms||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Simms is the Montana Department of Commerce.|
|Stockett||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Stockett is the Montana Department of Commerce.|
|Sun Prairie||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sun Prairie is the Montana Department of Commerce.|
|Sun River||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sun River is the Montana Department of Commerce.|
|Ulm||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ulm is the Montana Department of Commerce.|
|Vaughn||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Vaughn is the Montana Department of Commerce.|