Affordable Housing In Barnes County
North Dakota

7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Barnes County

Prairie Inn

140 3rd Ave
Valley City, North Dakota
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Hi Soaring Eagle

3731 R Ave SE
Valley City, North Dakota

Parklane Homes Inc

302 4th Ave
Litchville, North Dakota
Subsidized

Towers City Dev Corp

202 Broadway St
Tower City, North Dakota

120 12th St NW

120 12th St NW
Valley City, North Dakota

Open Door Center

240 4th Ave Se
Valley City, North Dakota

Rudolf Square

151 South Central Ave
Valley City, North Dakota
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Barnes County, North Dakota

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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Barnes County, North Dakota

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Barnes County, North Dakota

There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 223 affordable apartments for rent in Barnes County, North Dakota.

Income Based Apartments in Barnes County, North Dakota

Barnes County features 132 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 Barnes County, North Dakota

There are 91 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Barnes County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Barnes County, North Dakota

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Barnes County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Barnes County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Barnes County, North Dakota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $684 and $836.

2022 Barnes County, North Dakota 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
Barnes County, North Dakota Fair Market Rent $574 $578 $760 $945 $1,120
Barnes County, North Dakota Payment Standard Range $517 to $631 $520 to $636 $684 to $836 $851 to $1,040 $1,008 to $1,232

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Barnes County, ND Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 223
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 132
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 31.31%
Average Renter Household Size 1.64
Average Household Size 2.07
Median Household Income $53,141 ±$3,395
Median Rent $582 ±$86
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 21.67% ± 7.08pp
Total Population 11,097

Population and Household Demographics

Barnes County is a county in North Dakota with a population of 11,097. There are 5,056 households in the county with an average household size of 2.07 persons. 31.31% of households in Barnes County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Barnes County

The median gross income for households in Barnes County is $53,141 a year, or $4,428 a month. The median rent for the county is $582 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Barnes County, a household making less than $1,940 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 21.67% of households who rent are overburdened in Barnes County.

Area Median Income In Barnes 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 Barnes County, 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 Barnes 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 Barnes County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Barnes County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,050 $20,600 $23,200 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Barnes County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$30,050 $34,350 $38,650 $42,900 $46,350 $49,800 $53,200 $56,650
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Barnes County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$48,100 $54,950 $61,800 $68,650 $74,150 $79,650 $85,150 $90,650

Cities In Barnes County

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City Served By
Dazey The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dazey is the Barnes County Housing Authority.
Fingal The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fingal is the Barnes County Housing Authority.
Kathryn The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kathryn is the Barnes County Housing Authority.
Leal The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Leal is the Barnes County Housing Authority.
Litchville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Litchville is the Barnes County Housing Authority.
Nome The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nome is the Barnes County Housing Authority.
Oriska The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oriska is the Barnes County Housing Authority.
Pillsbury The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pillsbury is the Barnes County Housing Authority.
Rogers The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rogers is the Barnes County Housing Authority.
Sanborn The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sanborn is the Barnes County Housing Authority.
Sibley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sibley is the Barnes County Housing Authority.
Tower City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tower City is the Barnes County Housing Authority.
Valley City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Valley City is the Barnes County Housing Authority.
Wimbledon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wimbledon is the Barnes County Housing Authority.