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Affordable Housing In Meagher County

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Meagher County

Castle Mountain Apartments

903 4th Ave SE
White Sulphur Springs, Montana

Castle Mountain

101 1st Ave SE
White Sulphur Springs, Montana

Spring Manor C/O Circle K Mgmt

106 South Central
White Sulphur Spring, Montana
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Housing Authorities that serve Meagher County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Meagher County, Montana

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 28 affordable apartments for rent in Meagher County, Montana.

Income Based Apartments in Meagher County, Montana

Meagher County features 8 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 Meagher County, Montana

There are 20 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Meagher County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Meagher County, Montana

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Meagher County, Montana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $678 and $828.

2021 Meagher 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 $527 $576 $753 $980 $1,180
Payment Standard Range $474 to $580 $518 to $634 $678 to $828 $882 to $1,078 $1,062 to $1,298

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Meagher County, MT Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 28
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 8
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 27.08%
Average Renter Household Size 2.32
Average Household Size 2.47
Median Household Income $41,641 ±$5,023
Median Rent $625 ±$48
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 17.56% ± 13.71pp
Total Population 1,898

Population and Household Demographics

Meagher County is a county in Montana with a population of 1,898. There are 757 households in the county with an average household size of 2.47 persons. 27.08% of households in Meagher County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Meagher County

The median gross income for households in Meagher County is $41,641 a year, or $3,470 a month. The median rent for the county is $625 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Meagher County, a household making less than $2,083 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 17.56% of households who rent are overburdened in Meagher County.

Area Median Income In Meagher 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 Meagher County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $49,300

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 Meagher 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 Meagher 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 Meagher County

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City Served By
Martinsdale The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Martinsdale is the Montana Department of Commerce.
White Sulphur Spring The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves White Sulphur Spring is the Montana Department of Commerce.
White Sulphur Springs The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves White Sulphur Springs is the Montana Department of Commerce.