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Affordable Housing In Deer Lodge County

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Deer Lodge County


400 Oak St
Anaconda, Montana
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Georgetown Commons

215 E Pennsylvania Ave
Anaconda, Montana

Mount Haggin Homes

201 W Commercial Ave
Anaconda, Montana
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Housing Authorities that serve Deer Lodge County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Deer Lodge County, Montana

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 254 affordable apartments for rent in Deer Lodge County, Montana.

Income Based Apartments in Deer Lodge County, Montana

Deer Lodge County features 244 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 Deer Lodge County, Montana

There are 10 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Deer Lodge County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Deer Lodge County, Montana

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Deer Lodge County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Deer Lodge County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Deer Lodge County, Montana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $661 and $807.

2021 Deer Lodge 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 $514 $638 $734 $999 $1,186
Payment Standard Range $463 to $565 $574 to $702 $661 to $807 $899 to $1,099 $1,067 to $1,305

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Deer Lodge County, MT Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 254
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 244
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.67%
Average Renter Household Size 1.80
Average Household Size 2.13
Median Household Income $39,399 ±$3,435
Median Rent $506 ±$73
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.57% ± 8.93pp
Total Population 9,211

Population and Household Demographics

Deer Lodge County is a county in Montana with a population of 9,211. There are 3,851 households in the county with an average household size of 2.13 persons. 28.67% of households in Deer Lodge County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Deer Lodge County

The median gross income for households in Deer Lodge County is $39,399 a year, or $3,283 a month. The median rent for the county is $506 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Deer Lodge County, a household making less than $1,687 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.57% of households who rent are overburdened in Deer Lodge County.

Area Median Income In Deer Lodge 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 Deer Lodge County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $60,100

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 Deer Lodge 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 Deer Lodge 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 Deer Lodge County

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City Served By
Anaconda The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Anaconda are the Housing Authority of the City of Anaconda and Montana Department of Commerce.
Anaconda Deer Lodge County The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Anaconda Deer Lodge County is the Montana Department of Commerce.
Anaconda-Deer Lodge County The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Anaconda-Deer Lodge County is the Montana Department of Commerce.