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Affordable Housing In Teton County

7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Teton County

Teton Court

405 4th Ave N
Fairfield, Montana

Skyline Lodge

424 7th Ave NW
Choteau, Montana

Sunset Court

816 4th St NW
Choteau, Montana

Fair - Mont Apartments

322 4th Rd NE
Fairfield, Montana

Choteau Transitionl Living Apts

507 1st Ave Sw
Choteau, Montana

Fair-Mont Apts

324 Central Ave
Fairfield, Montana

Sunshine Trail Lodge

16 1st Street Nw
Dutton, Montana
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Housing Authorities that serve Teton County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Teton County, Montana

There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 111 affordable apartments for rent in Teton County, Montana.

Income Based Apartments in Teton County, Montana

Teton County features 75 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 Teton County, Montana

There are 36 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Teton County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Teton County, Montana

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Teton County, Montana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $698 and $853.

2021 Teton 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 $543 $598 $775 $1,001 $1,342
Payment Standard Range $489 to $597 $538 to $658 $698 to $853 $901 to $1,101 $1,208 to $1,476

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Teton County, MT Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 111
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 75
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.97%
Average Renter Household Size 2.57
Average Household Size 2.50
Median Household Income $46,360 ±$2,998
Median Rent $582 ±$52
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 32.11% ± 8.08pp
Total Population 6,074

Population and Household Demographics

Teton County is a county in Montana with a population of 6,074. There are 2,314 households in the county with an average household size of 2.50 persons. 25.97% of households in Teton County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Teton County

The median gross income for households in Teton County is $46,360 a year, or $3,863 a month. The median rent for the county is $582 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Teton County, a household making less than $1,940 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 32.11% of households who rent are overburdened in Teton County.

Area Median Income In Teton 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 Teton County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $66,200

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 Teton 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 Teton 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 Teton County

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City Served By
Bynum The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bynum is the Montana Department of Commerce.
Choteau The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Choteau is the Montana Department of Commerce.
Dutton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dutton is the Montana Department of Commerce.
Fairfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fairfield is the Montana Department of Commerce.
Power The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Power is the Montana Department of Commerce.