Affordable Housing In Silver Bow County
14 Low Income Apartment Communities In Silver Bow County
Housing Authorities that serve Silver Bow County
|Montana Department of Commerce||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Silver Bow County, Montana
There are 14 low income housing apartment communities offering 819 affordable apartments for rent in Silver Bow County, Montana.
Income Based Apartments in Silver Bow County, Montana
Silver Bow County features 498 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 Silver Bow County, Montana
There are 321 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Silver Bow County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Silver Bow County, Montana
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Silver Bow County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Silver Bow County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Silver Bow County, Montana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $774 and $946.
2021 Silver Bow 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||$625||$696||$860||$1,070||$1,189|
|Payment Standard Range||$563 to $688||$626 to $766||$774 to $946||$963 to $1,177||$1,070 to $1,308|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Silver Bow County, MT Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||14|
|Total Low Income Apartments||819|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||498|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||35.36%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.00|
|Average Household Size||2.22|
|Median Household Income||$37,749 ±$2,340|
|Median Rent||$601 ±$34|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||48.87% ± 5.2pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Silver Bow County is a county in Montana with a population of 34,549. There are 15,144 households in the county with an average household size of 2.22 persons. 35.36% of households in Silver Bow County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Silver Bow County
The median gross income for households in Silver Bow County is $37,749 a year, or $3,146 a month. The median rent for the county is $601 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Silver Bow County, a household making less than $2,003 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.87% of households who rent are overburdened in Silver Bow County.
Area Median Income In Silver Bow 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 Silver Bow County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $61,700
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 Silver Bow 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 Silver Bow 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 Silver Bow County
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|Butte||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Butte are the Housing Authority of Butte and Montana Department of Commerce.|
|Butte silver Bow||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Butte silver Bow is the Montana Department of Commerce.|
|Butte Silver Bow (balance)||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Butte Silver Bow (balance) is the Montana Department of Commerce.|
|Butte-Silver Bow (balance)||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Butte-Silver Bow (balance) is the Montana Department of Commerce.|
|Walkerville||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Walkerville is the Montana Department of Commerce.|