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Affordable Housing In Mccook
Red Willow County, Nebraska

10 Low Income Apartment Communities In Mccook

Clary Village

1605-1620 W 8TH ST
Mccook, Nebraska
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
55+

Quillan Court

West 5th Street
McCook, Nebraska
Call For Rent
3-5 BR
Accessible

East Ward Village

507 E. 5th St
Mccook, Nebraska

West Central

110 E E St
Mccook, Nebraska
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Missouri Manor II

402 Missouri Avenue Cir
Mccook, Nebraska
Subsidized

West Central II Group Homes

812 E H St
Mccook, Nebraska
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Kelley Creek Apartments

101 Kelly Ct
Mccook, Nebraska

Mccook Public Housing

502 Missouri Avenue Cir
Mccook, Nebraska

Maplewood Apartments

W 14th St
Mccook, Nebraska

Mccook Ymca Apartments I

424 Norris Ave
Mccook, Nebraska
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Housing Authorities that serve Mccook

Housing Authority Programs
McCook Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Mccook, Nebraska

There are 10 low income housing apartment communities offering 264 affordable apartments for rent in Mccook, Nebraska.

Income Based Apartments in Mccook, Nebraska

Mccook features 142 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 Mccook, Nebraska

There are 122 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Mccook.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Mccook, Nebraska

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Mccook, Nebraska for a two-bedroom apartment is between $663 and $811.

2021 Mccook, Nebraska 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
Mccook, Nebraska Fair Market Rent $486 $559 $737 $917 $999
Mccook, Nebraska Payment Standard Range $437 to $535 $503 to $615 $663 to $811 $825 to $1,009 $899 to $1,099

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Mccook, NE Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 10
Total Low Income Apartments 264
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 142
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 31.25%
Average Renter Household Size 2.01
Average Household Size 2.22
Median Household Income $41,407 ±$3,161
Median Rent $530 ±$67
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.69% ± 10.2pp
Total Population 7,649

Population and Household Demographics

Mccook is a city in Red Willow County, Nebraska with a population of 7,649. There are 3,347 households in the city with an average household size of 2.22 persons. 31.25% of households in Mccook are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Mccook

The median gross income for households in Mccook is $41,407 a year, or $3,451 a month. The median rent for the city is $530 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Mccook, a household making less than $1,767 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.69% of households who rent are overburdened in Mccook.

Area Median Income In Mccook

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Mccook, the AMI is calculated from all households within Red Willow County.

In Mccook, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $60,000

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 Mccook

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 Mccook

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Mccook AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,800 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Mccook AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$24,650 $28,150 $31,650 $35,150 $38,000 $40,800 $43,600 $46,400
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Mccook AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$39,400 $45,000 $50,650 $56,250 $60,750 $65,250 $69,750 $74,250