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Affordable Housing In Lincoln County
Montana

7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Lincoln County

Libby Plaza I Apartments

905 Commerce Way
Libby, Montana
Call For Rent
2 BR

Libby Plaza II Apartments

711 Commerce Way #32
Libby, Montana
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

Treasure Manor

610 Treasure Ave
Libby, Montana

Golden Lions Manor

707 E Grant Ave
Troy, Montana
Subsidized

Green Meadow Manor

403 Idaho Ave
Libby, Montana
Subsidized

Eureka I

100 1st Avenue
Eureka, Montana

Eureka II

100 First Avenue
Eureka, Montana
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Housing Authorities that serve Lincoln County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Lincoln County, Montana

There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 142 affordable apartments for rent in Lincoln County, Montana.

Income Based Apartments in Lincoln County, Montana

Lincoln County features 86 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 Lincoln County, Montana

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lincoln County, Montana

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Lincoln County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Lincoln County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lincoln County, Montana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $685 and $837.

2021 Lincoln 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 $533 $609 $761 $1,089 $1,238
Payment Standard Range $480 to $586 $548 to $670 $685 to $837 $980 to $1,198 $1,114 to $1,362

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Lincoln County, MT Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 142
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 86
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 21.47%
Average Renter Household Size 2.20
Average Household Size 2.21
Median Household Income $35,275 ±$3,735
Median Rent $602 ±$93
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.71% ± 6.22pp
Total Population 19,337

Population and Household Demographics

Lincoln County is a county in Montana with a population of 19,337. There are 8,645 households in the county with an average household size of 2.21 persons. 21.47% of households in Lincoln County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lincoln County

The median gross income for households in Lincoln County is $35,275 a year, or $2,940 a month. The median rent for the county is $602 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lincoln County, a household making less than $2,007 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.71% of households who rent are overburdened in Lincoln County.

Area Median Income In Lincoln 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 Lincoln County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $49,900

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 Lincoln 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 Lincoln 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 Lincoln County

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City Served By
Eureka The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Eureka is the Montana Department of Commerce.
Fortine The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fortine is the Montana Department of Commerce.
Happys Inn The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Happys Inn is the Montana Department of Commerce.
Indian Springs The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Indian Springs is the Montana Department of Commerce.
Libby The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Libby is the Montana Department of Commerce.
Midvale The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Midvale is the Montana Department of Commerce.
Pioneer Junction The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pioneer Junction is the Montana Department of Commerce.
Rexford The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rexford is the Montana Department of Commerce.
Stryker The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Stryker is the Montana Department of Commerce.
Sylvanite The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sylvanite is the Montana Department of Commerce.
Trego The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Trego is the Montana Department of Commerce.
Troy The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Troy is the Montana Department of Commerce.
West Kootenai The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves West Kootenai is the Montana Department of Commerce.
White Haven The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves White Haven is the Montana Department of Commerce.
Yaak The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Yaak is the Montana Department of Commerce.