Affordable Housing In Hillsboro
Traill County, North Dakota

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Hillsboro

Hillsboro Elderly Housing

335 Kiwanis Dr
Hillsboro, North Dakota
Elderly Supportive Housing

Hillsboro Developm

211 2nd St NW
Hillsboro, North Dakota

Park Apartments

217 4th St SW
Hillsboro, North Dakota

Hillsboro Development Associates

235 Kiwanis Dr
Hillsboro, North Dakota
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Hillsboro, 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 Hillsboro, North Dakota

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 Hillsboro, North Dakota

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 68 affordable apartments for rent in Hillsboro, North Dakota.

Income Based Apartments in Hillsboro, North Dakota

Hillsboro features 54 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 Hillsboro, North Dakota

There are 14 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Hillsboro.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Hillsboro, North Dakota

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Hillsboro, North Dakota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $681 and $833.

2022 Hillsboro, 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
Hillsboro, North Dakota Fair Market Rent $600 $603 $757 $1,075 $1,256
Hillsboro, North Dakota Payment Standard Range $540 to $660 $543 to $663 $681 to $833 $968 to $1,183 $1,130 to $1,382

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Hillsboro, ND Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 68
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 54
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.33%
Average Renter Household Size 1.49
Average Household Size 2.36
Median Household Income $42,679 ±$8,522
Median Rent $517 ±$35
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 34.78% ± 11.96pp
Total Population 1,673

Population and Household Demographics

Hillsboro is a city in Traill County, North Dakota with a population of 1,673. There are 690 households in the city with an average household size of 2.36 persons. 33.33% of households in Hillsboro are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Hillsboro

The median gross income for households in Hillsboro is $42,679 a year, or $3,557 a month. The median rent for the city is $517 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Hillsboro, a household making less than $1,723 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 34.78% of households who rent are overburdened in Hillsboro.

Area Median Income In Hillsboro

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

In Hillsboro, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $96,600

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 Hillsboro

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 Hillsboro

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Hillsboro AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$20,300 $23,200 $26,100 $29,000 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Hillsboro AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$33,850 $38,650 $43,500 $48,300 $52,200 $56,050 $59,900 $63,800
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Hillsboro AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$54,150 $61,850 $69,600 $77,300 $83,500 $89,700 $95,900 $102,050