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Minden, Nebraska
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There are 16 low-income apartments in Minden that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 31 low-income homes in Minden where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $-4 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on January 23rd, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Minden, 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
Kearney Housing Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Nebraska Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Minden.

Minden, Nebraska Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Minden, Nebraska

Minden features 31 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 Minden, Nebraska

There are 16 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Minden.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Minden, Nebraska

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Minden, Nebraska for a two-bedroom apartment is between $758 and $926.

2023 Minden, 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
Minden, Nebraska Fair Market Rent $573 $640 $842 $1,025 $1,131
Minden, Nebraska Payment Standard Range $516 to $630 $576 to $704 $758 to $926 $923 to $1,128 $1,018 to $1,244

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Minden, NE Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 47
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 31
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 39.78%
Average Renter Household Size 2.08
Average Household Size 2.35
Median Household Income $47,591 ±$7,615
Median Rent $701 ±$44
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 30.47% ± 10.84pp
Total Population 3,112

Population and Household Demographics

Minden is a city in Kearney County, Nebraska with a population of 3,112. There are 1,287 households in the city with an average household size of 2.35 persons. 39.78% of households in Minden are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Minden

The median gross income for households in Minden is $47,591 a year, or $3,966 a month. The median rent for the city is $701 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Minden, a household making less than $2,337 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 30.47% of households who rent are overburdened in Minden.

Area Median Income In Minden

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 Minden, the AMI is calculated from all households within Kearney County.

In Minden, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $90,000

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 Minden

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 Minden

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Minden AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,900 $21,600 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Minden AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$31,500 $36,000 $40,500 $45,000 $48,600 $52,200 $55,800 $59,400
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Minden AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$50,400 $57,600 $64,800 $72,000 $77,800 $83,550 $89,300 $95,050