Affordable Housing In Mandan
5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Mandan
Housing Authorities that serve Mandan
|Morton County Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Mandan, North Dakota
There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 120 affordable apartments for rent in Mandan, North Dakota.
Income Based Apartments in Mandan, North Dakota
Mandan features 0 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 Mandan, North Dakota
There are 120 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Mandan.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Mandan, North Dakota
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Mandan landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Mandan.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Mandan, North Dakota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $796 and $972.
2021 Mandan, 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|
|Mandan, North Dakota Fair Market Rent||$715||$719||$884||$1,265||$1,444|
|Mandan, North Dakota Payment Standard Range||$644 to $787||$647 to $791||$796 to $972||$1,139 to $1,392||$1,300 to $1,588|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Mandan, ND Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||5|
|Total Low Income Apartments||120|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||0|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||29.21%|
|Average Renter Household Size||1.85|
|Average Household Size||2.27|
|Median Household Income||$59,078 ±$3,690|
|Median Rent||$761 ±$66|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||37.52% ± 8.95pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Mandan is a city in Morton County, North Dakota with a population of 19,962. There are 8,586 households in the city with an average household size of 2.27 persons. 29.21% of households in Mandan are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Mandan
The median gross income for households in Mandan is $59,078 a year, or $4,923 a month. The median rent for the city is $761 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Mandan, a household making less than $2,537 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 37.52% of households who rent are overburdened in Mandan.
Area Median Income In Mandan
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 Mandan, the AMI is calculated from all households within Morton County.
In Mandan, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $96,000
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 Mandan
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 Mandan
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|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Mandan AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Mandan AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Mandan AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.