Affordable Housing In Fallon County
Montana

Guide To Affordable Housing in Fallon County, Montana

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Fallon County, Montana.

Income Based Apartments in Fallon County, Montana

Fallon County features 0 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 Fallon County, Montana

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Fallon County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Fallon County, Montana

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Fallon County landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Fallon County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Fallon County, Montana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $779 and $952.

2021 Fallon 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
Fallon County, Montana Fair Market Rent $606 $710 $865 $1,132 $1,356
Fallon County, Montana Payment Standard Range $545 to $667 $639 to $781 $779 to $952 $1,019 to $1,245 $1,220 to $1,492

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Fallon County, MT Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.32%
Average Renter Household Size 2.04
Average Household Size 2.47
Median Household Income $53,266 ±$7,982
Median Rent $592 ±$89
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 30.73% ± 13.52pp
Total Population 3,057

Population and Household Demographics

Fallon County is a county in Montana with a population of 3,057. There are 1,221 households in the county with an average household size of 2.47 persons. 29.32% of households in Fallon County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Fallon County

The median gross income for households in Fallon County is $53,266 a year, or $4,439 a month. The median rent for the county is $592 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Fallon County, a household making less than $1,973 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 30.73% of households who rent are overburdened in Fallon County.

Area Median Income In Fallon 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 Fallon County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $84,700

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 Fallon 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 Fallon County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Fallon County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,000 $19,400 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Fallon County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$28,350 $32,400 $36,450 $40,450 $43,700 $46,950 $50,200 $53,400
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Fallon County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$45,300 $51,800 $58,250 $64,700 $69,900 $75,100 $80,250 $85,450