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Affordable Housing In Toole County

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Toole County

Crossroads II

738 Granite Ave
Shelby, Montana
Call For Rent
1 BR

Marias Manor

208 5th St N
Shelby, Montana
Call For Rent
1 BR
Elderly Supportive Housing

Sentinel court

1001 Oilfield Avenue
Shelby, Montana

Sweet Grass Apartments

724 St Marys Ave
Shelby, Montana

Westwood Apartments

770 Westwood Ave
Shelby, Montana

Plum Tree Apts C/O Circle K Mgmt

203 Plum St
Shelby, Montana
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Housing Authorities that serve Toole County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Toole County, Montana

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 108 affordable apartments for rent in Toole County, Montana.

Income Based Apartments in Toole County, Montana

Toole County features 60 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 Toole County, Montana

There are 48 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Toole County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Toole County, Montana

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Toole County, Montana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $661 and $807.

2021 Toole 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 $514 $630 $734 $991 $1,150
Payment Standard Range $463 to $565 $567 to $693 $661 to $807 $892 to $1,090 $1,035 to $1,265

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Toole County, MT Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 108
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 60
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 39.6%
Average Renter Household Size 2.07
Average Household Size 2.24
Median Household Income $44,804 ±$6,604
Median Rent $554 ±$48
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 24.71% ± 10.66pp
Total Population 5,150

Population and Household Demographics

Toole County is a county in Montana with a population of 5,150. There are 1,972 households in the county with an average household size of 2.24 persons. 39.6% of households in Toole County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Toole County

The median gross income for households in Toole County is $44,804 a year, or $3,734 a month. The median rent for the county is $554 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Toole County, a household making less than $1,847 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 24.71% of households who rent are overburdened in Toole County.

Area Median Income In Toole 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 Toole County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $61,500

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 Toole 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 Toole 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 Toole County

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City Served By
Kevin The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kevin is the Montana Department of Commerce.
Shelby The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Shelby is the Montana Department of Commerce.
Sunburst The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sunburst is the Montana Department of Commerce.
Sweet Grass The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sweet Grass is the Montana Department of Commerce.