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Affordable Housing In Ellendale
Dickey County, North Dakota

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Ellendale

Ellendale Apartments

523 5th Ave N
Ellendale, North Dakota
Subsidized

Newport Apartments

409 6th Ave S
Ellendale, North Dakota
Subsidized
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Housing Authorities that serve Ellendale

Housing Authority Programs
DickeySargent Counties Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Ellendale, North Dakota

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 56 affordable apartments for rent in Ellendale, North Dakota.

Income Based Apartments in Ellendale, North Dakota

Ellendale features 56 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 Ellendale, North Dakota

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Ellendale, North Dakota

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Ellendale landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Ellendale.

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

2021 Ellendale, 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
Ellendale, North Dakota Fair Market Rent $553 $557 $734 $913 $1,187
Ellendale, North Dakota Payment Standard Range $498 to $608 $501 to $613 $661 to $807 $822 to $1,004 $1,068 to $1,306

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Ellendale, ND Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 56
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 56
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 38.49%
Average Renter Household Size 1.79
Average Household Size 2.15
Median Household Income $42,661 ±$5,593
Median Rent $416 ±$150
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 22.32% ± 11.55pp
Total Population 1,466

Population and Household Demographics

Ellendale is a city in Dickey County, North Dakota with a population of 1,466. There are 582 households in the city with an average household size of 2.15 persons. 38.49% of households in Ellendale are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Ellendale

The median gross income for households in Ellendale is $42,661 a year, or $3,555 a month. The median rent for the city is $416 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Ellendale, a household making less than $1,387 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 22.32% of households who rent are overburdened in Ellendale.

Area Median Income In Ellendale

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 Ellendale, the AMI is calculated from all households within Dickey County.

In Ellendale, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $77,500

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 Ellendale

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 Ellendale

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Ellendale AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,600 $20,100 $22,600 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Ellendale AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,300 $33,450 $37,650 $41,800 $45,150 $48,500 $51,850 $55,200
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Ellendale AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$46,850 $53,550 $60,250 $66,900 $72,300 $77,650 $83,000 $88,350