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Affordable Housing In Grand Forks County
North Dakota

44 Low Income Apartment Communities In Grand Forks County

Thompson Manor

313 7th St
Thompson, North Dakota
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized

Cherrywood Village

3350 Cherry St
Grand Forks, North Dakota
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Northwood Village

7 N Doheny
Northwood, North Dakota
$415-600
1-3 BR

Cherry Heights Oak Manor

710 4th Ave S
Grand Forks, North Dakota
Subsidized

University Square

502 N 48th St
Grand Forks, North Dakota
Subsidized

Faith and Hope Homes

1211 10th Ave S
Grand Forks, North Dakota
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Harvest Home

675 N 43rd St
Grand Forks, North Dakota
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Harvest Lodge

5452 6th Ave N
Grand Forks, North Dakota
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Duplex

310 and 312 5th Avenue
Grand Forks, North Dakota

Duplex

505 and 507 3rd St
Grand Forks, North Dakota

Housing Authorities that serve Grand Forks County

Housing Authority Programs
Grand Forks Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Mainstream Voucher; Family Unification Program (FUP)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Grand Forks County, North Dakota

There are 44 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,340 affordable apartments for rent in Grand Forks County, North Dakota.

Income Based Apartments in Grand Forks County, North Dakota

Grand Forks County features 754 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 Grand Forks County, North Dakota

There are 586 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Grand Forks County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Grand Forks County, North Dakota

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Grand Forks County, North Dakota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $795 and $971.

2021 Grand Forks 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
Grand Forks County, North Dakota Fair Market Rent $623 $694 $883 $1,264 $1,529
Grand Forks County, North Dakota Payment Standard Range $561 to $685 $625 to $763 $795 to $971 $1,138 to $1,390 $1,376 to $1,682

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Grand Forks County, ND Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 44
Total Low Income Apartments 1,340
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 754
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 50.06%
Average Renter Household Size 1.96
Average Household Size 2.25
Median Household Income $48,676 ±$2,188
Median Rent $763 ±$26
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.54% ± 3.41pp
Total Population 68,979

Population and Household Demographics

Grand Forks County is a county in North Dakota with a population of 68,979. There are 28,521 households in the county with an average household size of 2.25 persons. 50.06% of households in Grand Forks County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Grand Forks County

The median gross income for households in Grand Forks County is $48,676 a year, or $4,056 a month. The median rent for the county is $763 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Grand Forks County, a household making less than $2,543 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.54% of households who rent are overburdened in Grand Forks County.

Area Median Income In Grand Forks 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 Grand Forks County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $80,000

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 Grand Forks 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 Grand Forks 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 Grand Forks 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 Grand Forks 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 Grand Forks 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 Grand Forks County

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City Served By
Emerado The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Emerado is the Grand Forks Housing Authority.
Gilby The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gilby is the Grand Forks Housing Authority.
Grand Forks The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Grand Forks is the Grand Forks Housing Authority.
Grand Forks AFB The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Grand Forks AFB is the Grand Forks Housing Authority.
Inkster The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Inkster is the Grand Forks Housing Authority.
Larimore The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Larimore is the Grand Forks Housing Authority.
Manvel The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Manvel is the Grand Forks Housing Authority.
Niagara The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Niagara is the Grand Forks Housing Authority.
Northwood The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Northwood is the Grand Forks Housing Authority.
Reynolds The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Reynolds is the Grand Forks Housing Authority.
Thompson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Thompson is the Grand Forks Housing Authority.