Affordable Housing In Chouteau County
3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Chouteau County
Housing Authorities that serve Chouteau County
|Montana Department of Commerce||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Chouteau County, Montana
There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 80 affordable apartments for rent in Chouteau County, Montana.
Income Based Apartments in Chouteau County, Montana
Chouteau County features 68 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 Chouteau County, Montana
There are 12 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Chouteau County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Chouteau County, Montana
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Chouteau County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Chouteau County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Chouteau County, Montana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $679 and $829.
2021 Chouteau 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||$528||$572||$754||$938||$1,022|
|Payment Standard Range||$475 to $581||$515 to $629||$679 to $829||$844 to $1,032||$920 to $1,124|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Chouteau County, MT Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||3|
|Total Low Income Apartments||80|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||68|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||39.64%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.67|
|Average Household Size||2.50|
|Median Household Income||$38,521 ±$2,648|
|Median Rent||$424 ±$21|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||20.84% ± 4.47pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Chouteau County is a county in Montana with a population of 5,855. There are 2,288 households in the county with an average household size of 2.50 persons. 39.64% of households in Chouteau County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Chouteau County
The median gross income for households in Chouteau County is $38,521 a year, or $3,210 a month. The median rent for the county is $424 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Chouteau County, a household making less than $1,413 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 20.84% of households who rent are overburdened in Chouteau County.
Area Median Income In Chouteau 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 Chouteau County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $53,400
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 Chouteau 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 Chouteau 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 Chouteau County
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|Big Sandy||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Big Sandy is the Montana Department of Commerce.|
|Boneau||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Boneau is the Montana Department of Commerce.|
|Carter||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Carter is the Montana Department of Commerce.|
|Fort Benton||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fort Benton is the Montana Department of Commerce.|
|Geraldine||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Geraldine is the Montana Department of Commerce.|
|Highwood||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Highwood is the Montana Department of Commerce.|
|Loma||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Loma is the Montana Department of Commerce.|
|Parker School||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Parker School is the Montana Department of Commerce.|
|Rocky Boy West||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rocky Boy West is the Montana Department of Commerce.|