Affordable Housing In Cando
Towner County, North Dakota

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Cando

Cando Sunrise Homes

808 6th St
Cando, North Dakota
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Cando, 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 Cando, North Dakota

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Cando, North Dakota

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 29 affordable apartments for rent in Cando, North Dakota.

Income Based Apartments in Cando, North Dakota

Cando features 29 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 Cando, North Dakota

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Cando, North Dakota

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Cando landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Cando.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Cando, North Dakota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $743 and $909.

2023 Cando, 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
Cando, North Dakota Fair Market Rent $639 $643 $826 $1,174 $1,370
Cando, North Dakota Payment Standard Range $575 to $703 $579 to $707 $743 to $909 $1,057 to $1,291 $1,233 to $1,507

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Cando, ND Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 29
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 29
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 32.93%
Average Renter Household Size 2.02
Average Household Size 2.10
Median Household Income $48,125 ±$9,074
Median Rent $455 ±$64
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 27.88% ± 12.88pp
Total Population 1,089

Population and Household Demographics

Cando is a city in Towner County, North Dakota with a population of 1,089. There are 501 households in the city with an average household size of 2.10 persons. 32.93% of households in Cando are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Cando

The median gross income for households in Cando is $48,125 a year, or $4,010 a month. The median rent for the city is $455 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Cando, a household making less than $1,517 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 27.88% of households who rent are overburdened in Cando.

Area Median Income In Cando

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 Cando, the AMI is calculated from all households within Towner County.

In Cando, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $84,400

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 Cando

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 Cando

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Cando AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$19,600 $22,400 $25,200 $27,950 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Cando AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$32,600 $37,250 $41,900 $46,550 $50,300 $54,000 $57,750 $61,450
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Cando AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$52,150 $59,600 $67,050 $74,500 $80,500 $86,450 $92,400 $98,350