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Affordable Housing In Granite County

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Granite County

Pioneer Court

200 E Broadway
Philipsburg, Montana
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Housing Authorities that serve Granite County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Granite County, Montana

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 32 affordable apartments for rent in Granite County, Montana.

Income Based Apartments in Granite County, Montana

Granite 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 Granite County, Montana

There are 32 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Granite County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Granite County, Montana

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

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

2021 Granite 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 $557 $734 $913 $1,150
Payment Standard Range $463 to $565 $501 to $613 $661 to $807 $822 to $1,004 $1,035 to $1,265

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Granite County, MT Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 32
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.19%
Average Renter Household Size 2.38
Average Household Size 2.19
Median Household Income $48,512 ±$6,368
Median Rent $539 ±$74
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 21.23% ± 7.53pp
Total Population 3,168

Population and Household Demographics

Granite County is a county in Montana with a population of 3,168. There are 1,421 households in the county with an average household size of 2.19 persons. 25.19% of households in Granite County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Granite County

The median gross income for households in Granite County is $48,512 a year, or $4,043 a month. The median rent for the county is $539 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Granite County, a household making less than $1,797 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 21.23% of households who rent are overburdened in Granite County.

Area Median Income In Granite 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 Granite County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $59,400

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 Granite 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 Granite 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 Granite County

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City Served By
Drummond The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Drummond is the Montana Department of Commerce.
Maxville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Maxville is the Montana Department of Commerce.
Philipsburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Philipsburg is the Montana Department of Commerce.