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Affordable Housing In Wibaux County

Guide To Affordable Housing in Wibaux County, Montana

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Wibaux County, Montana.

Income Based Apartments in Wibaux County, Montana

Wibaux County features 0 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 Wibaux County, Montana

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Wibaux County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Wibaux County, Montana

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Wibaux County, Montana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $824 and $1,007.

2021 Wibaux 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 $641 $700 $915 $1,247 $1,434
Payment Standard Range $577 to $705 $630 to $770 $824 to $1,007 $1,122 to $1,372 $1,291 to $1,577

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Wibaux County, MT Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.69%
Average Renter Household Size 2.20
Average Household Size 2.15
Median Household Income $38,553 ±$10,791
Median Rent $665 ±$217
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.35% ± 18.79pp
Total Population 986

Population and Household Demographics

Wibaux County is a county in Montana with a population of 986. There are 448 households in the county with an average household size of 2.15 persons. 29.69% of households in Wibaux County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Wibaux County

The median gross income for households in Wibaux County is $38,553 a year, or $3,213 a month. The median rent for the county is $665 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Wibaux County, a household making less than $2,217 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.35% of households who rent are overburdened in Wibaux County.

Area Median Income In Wibaux 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 Wibaux County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $63,000

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 Wibaux 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 Wibaux 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