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Clary Village

1605-1620 W 8TH ST
Mccook, Nebraska
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2-3 BR

Quillan Court

West 5th Street
McCook, Nebraska
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3-5 BR

Maplewood Apartments

700 W 14th St
Mccook, Nebraska
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East Ward Village

507 E. 5th St
Mccook, Nebraska

Mccook Public Housing

502 Missouri Avenue Cir
Mccook, Nebraska
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There are 122 low-income apartments in Mccook that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 142 low-income homes in Mccook where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $303 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on June 30th, 2022. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Mccook, Nebraska

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Housing Authority Programs
McCook Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Nebraska Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Mccook.

Mccook, Nebraska Affordable Housing Data

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 $743 and $909.

2023 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 $562 $669 $826 $1,005 $1,110
Mccook, Nebraska Payment Standard Range $506 to $618 $602 to $736 $743 to $909 $905 to $1,106 $999 to $1,221

Sourced from federal housing data and 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 $84,900

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.
$17,500 $20,000 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $50,560
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.
$29,150 $33,300 $37,450 $41,600 $44,950 $48,300 $51,600 $54,950
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Mccook AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$46,600 $53,250 $59,900 $66,550 $71,900 $77,200 $82,550 $87,850