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Affordable Housing In Buxton
Traill County, North Dakota

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Buxton

Buxton Community

203 Broadway
Buxton, North Dakota
Income Based
1-2 BR
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Housing Authorities that serve Buxton

Housing Authority Programs
Traill County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Housing Authority of Cass County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Buxton, North Dakota

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 16 affordable apartments for rent in Buxton, North Dakota.

Income Based Apartments in Buxton, North Dakota

Buxton features 16 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 Buxton, North Dakota

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Buxton, North Dakota

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Buxton, North Dakota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $661 and $807.

2021 Buxton, 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
Buxton, North Dakota Fair Market Rent $594 $598 $734 $1,050 $1,271
Buxton, North Dakota Payment Standard Range $535 to $653 $538 to $658 $661 to $807 $945 to $1,155 $1,144 to $1,398

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Buxton, ND Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 16
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 16
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 20.16%
Average Renter Household Size 3.08
Average Household Size 2.68
Median Household Income $75,625 ±$15,021
Median Rent $675 ±$167
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 26.92% ± 39.33pp
Total Population 346

Population and Household Demographics

Buxton is a city in Traill County, North Dakota with a population of 346. There are 129 households in the city with an average household size of 2.68 persons. 20.16% of households in Buxton are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Buxton

The median gross income for households in Buxton is $75,625 a year, or $6,302 a month. The median rent for the city is $675 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Buxton, a household making less than $2,250 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 26.92% of households who rent are overburdened in Buxton.

Area Median Income In Buxton

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 Buxton, the AMI is calculated from all households within Traill County.

In Buxton, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $87,800

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 Buxton

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 Buxton

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Buxton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,450 $21,100 $23,750 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Buxton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$30,750 $35,150 $39,550 $43,900 $47,450 $50,950 $54,450 $57,950
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Buxton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$49,200 $56,200 $63,250 $70,250 $75,900 $81,500 $87,150 $92,750