Affordable Housing In Musselshell County
3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Musselshell County
Housing Authorities that serve Musselshell County
|Montana Department of Commerce||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Musselshell County, Montana
There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 82 affordable apartments for rent in Musselshell County, Montana.
Income Based Apartments in Musselshell County, Montana
Musselshell County features 66 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 Musselshell County, Montana
There are 16 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Musselshell County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Musselshell County, Montana
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Musselshell County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Musselshell County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Musselshell County, Montana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $840 and $1,026.
2021 Musselshell 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||$616||$708||$933||$1,170||$1,462|
|Payment Standard Range||$554 to $678||$637 to $779||$840 to $1,026||$1,053 to $1,287||$1,316 to $1,608|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Musselshell County, MT Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||3|
|Total Low Income Apartments||82|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||66|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||26.5%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.19|
|Average Household Size||2.43|
|Median Household Income||$39,517 ±$2,686|
|Median Rent||$524 ±$43|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||35.01% ± 11.06pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Musselshell County is a county in Montana with a population of 4,790. There are 1,951 households in the county with an average household size of 2.43 persons. 26.5% of households in Musselshell County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Musselshell County
The median gross income for households in Musselshell County is $39,517 a year, or $3,293 a month. The median rent for the county is $524 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Musselshell County, a household making less than $1,747 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 35.01% of households who rent are overburdened in Musselshell County.
Area Median Income In Musselshell 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 Musselshell County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $56,100
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 Musselshell 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 Musselshell 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 Musselshell County
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|Camp Three||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Camp Three is the Montana Department of Commerce.|
|Klein||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Klein is the Montana Department of Commerce.|
|Melstone||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Melstone is the Montana Department of Commerce.|
|Musselshell||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Musselshell is the Montana Department of Commerce.|
|Roundup||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Roundup is the Montana Department of Commerce.|