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Affordable Housing In Cass County
North Dakota

88 Low Income Apartment Communities In Cass County

Windwood Townhomes

45th Street SW
Fargo, North Dakota
$730-765
2 BR

Foxboro Court Apartments

625 23rd St E
West Fargo, North Dakota
$740-845
2-3 BR

Heritage Commons

1423 3rd Street E
West Fargo, North Dakota
$735-765
2 BR

Heritage Square

1315 3rd Street E
West Fargo, North Dakota
$618-715
1-2 BR

Sheyenne Square

1100 Sheyenne St
West Fargo, North Dakota
$451-715
2 BR

The Preserve Townhomes

3170 7th Ave E
West Fargo, North Dakota
$451-780
2 BR

Foxtail Creek Townhomes

3720 42nd Street S
Fargo, North Dakota
$730-955
2-4 BR

Maple River Manor

230 6th Avenue South
Enderlin, North Dakota
$695
1 BR
Accessible
62+

Northland Apartments

1115 23rd St S
Fargo, North Dakota
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Commons II Apartments

3500 42nd Street SE
West Fargo, North Dakota
$730
2 BR

Housing Authorities that serve Cass County

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Cass County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Fargo Housing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Cass County, North Dakota

There are 88 low income housing apartment communities offering 3,352 affordable apartments for rent in Cass County, North Dakota.

Income Based Apartments in Cass County, North Dakota

Cass County features 1,352 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 Cass County, North Dakota

There are 2,000 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Cass County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Cass County, North Dakota

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Cass County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Cass County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Cass County, North Dakota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $786 and $960.

2021 Cass 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
Cass County, North Dakota Fair Market Rent $593 $712 $873 $1,249 $1,512
Cass County, North Dakota Payment Standard Range $534 to $652 $641 to $783 $786 to $960 $1,124 to $1,374 $1,361 to $1,663

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Cass County, ND Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 88
Total Low Income Apartments 3,352
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,352
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 47.86%
Average Renter Household Size 1.92
Average Household Size 2.29
Median Household Income $53,289 ±$1,923
Median Rent $712 ±$10
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.18% ± 2.65pp
Total Population 162,500

Population and Household Demographics

Cass County is a county in North Dakota with a population of 162,500. There are 68,776 households in the county with an average household size of 2.29 persons. 47.86% of households in Cass County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Cass County

The median gross income for households in Cass County is $53,289 a year, or $4,441 a month. The median rent for the county is $712 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Cass County, a household making less than $2,373 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.18% of households who rent are overburdened in Cass County.

Area Median Income In Cass 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 Cass County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $89,400

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 Cass 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 Cass County

1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Cass County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,800 $21,450 $24,150 $26,800 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Cass County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$31,300 $35,800 $40,250 $44,700 $48,300 $51,900 $55,450 $59,050
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Cass County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$50,050 $57,200 $64,350 $71,500 $77,250 $82,950 $88,700 $94,400

Cities In Cass County

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City Served By
Alice The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Alice are the Fargo Housing and Housing Authority of Cass County.
Amenia The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Amenia are the Fargo Housing and Housing Authority of Cass County.
Argusville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Argusville are the Fargo Housing and Housing Authority of Cass County.
Arthur The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Arthur are the Fargo Housing and Housing Authority of Cass County.
Ayr The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ayr are the Fargo Housing and Housing Authority of Cass County.
Briarwood The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Briarwood are the Fargo Housing and Housing Authority of Cass County.
Brooktree Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Brooktree Park are the Fargo Housing and Housing Authority of Cass County.
Buffalo The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Buffalo are the Housing Authority of Cass County and Fargo Housing.
Casselton The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Casselton are the Housing Authority of Cass County and Fargo Housing.
Davenport The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Davenport are the Fargo Housing and Housing Authority of Cass County.
Embden The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Embden are the Fargo Housing and Housing Authority of Cass County.
Enderlin The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Enderlin are the Housing Authority of Cass County and Fargo Housing.
Erie The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Erie are the Fargo Housing and Housing Authority of Cass County.
Fargo The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Fargo are the Housing Authority of Cass County and Fargo Housing.
Frontier The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Frontier are the Fargo Housing and Housing Authority of Cass County.
Gardner The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Gardner are the Fargo Housing and Housing Authority of Cass County.
Grandin The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Grandin are the Fargo Housing and Housing Authority of Cass County.
Harwood The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Harwood are the Fargo Housing and Housing Authority of Cass County.
Horace The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Horace are the Fargo Housing and Housing Authority of Cass County.
Hunter The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hunter are the Fargo Housing and Housing Authority of Cass County.
Kindred The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Kindred are the Housing Authority of Cass County and Fargo Housing.
Leonard The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Leonard are the Housing Authority of Cass County and Fargo Housing.
Mapleton The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Mapleton are the Fargo Housing and Housing Authority of Cass County.
North River The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve North River are the Fargo Housing and Housing Authority of Cass County.
Oxbow The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Oxbow are the Fargo Housing and Housing Authority of Cass County.
Page The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Page are the Housing Authority of Cass County and Fargo Housing.
Prairie Rose The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Prairie Rose are the Fargo Housing and Housing Authority of Cass County.
Reile's Acres The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Reile's Acres are the Fargo Housing and Housing Authority of Cass County.
West Fargo The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve West Fargo are the Housing Authority of Cass County and Fargo Housing.
Wheatland The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Wheatland are the Fargo Housing and Housing Authority of Cass County.