Affordable Housing In McHenry County
North Dakota

7 Low Income Apartment Communities In McHenry County

Towner Elderly and Family Housing

502 3rd St SW
Towner, North Dakota
Subsidized

Anamoose Housing

507 3rd St W
Anamoose, North Dakota
Subsidized

Drake Homes Inc

401 Cedar St
Drake, North Dakota
Subsidized

Granville Cmty Housing

201 3rd St SE
Granville, North Dakota

Towner Civic Impr

416 1st St SW
Towner, North Dakota

Towner Civic Impr

500 3rd St SW
Towner, North Dakota
Subsidized

Velva Rental Hsg

100 2nd St W
Velva, North Dakota
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in McHenry County, 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 McHenry County, North Dakota

Housing Authority Programs
Minot Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
McHenry-Pierce County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in McHenry County, North Dakota

There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 112 affordable apartments for rent in McHenry County, North Dakota.

Income Based Apartments in McHenry County, North Dakota

McHenry County features 80 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 McHenry County, North Dakota

There are 32 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in McHenry County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in McHenry County, North Dakota

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay McHenry County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in McHenry County.

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

2022 McHenry 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
McHenry County, North Dakota Fair Market Rent $653 $664 $757 $1,075 $1,194
McHenry County, North Dakota Payment Standard Range $588 to $718 $598 to $730 $681 to $833 $968 to $1,183 $1,075 to $1,313

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

McHenry County, ND Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 112
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 80
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 18.14%
Average Renter Household Size 1.93
Average Household Size 2.20
Median Household Income $57,386 ±$5,570
Median Rent $550 ±$118
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 19.66% ± 7.16pp
Total Population 5,817

Population and Household Demographics

McHenry County is a county in North Dakota with a population of 5,817. There are 2,608 households in the county with an average household size of 2.20 persons. 18.14% of households in McHenry County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in McHenry County

The median gross income for households in McHenry County is $57,386 a year, or $4,782 a month. The median rent for the county is $550 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In McHenry County, a household making less than $1,833 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 19.66% of households who rent are overburdened in McHenry County.

Area Median Income In McHenry 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 McHenry County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $88,500

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 McHenry 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 McHenry County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the McHenry County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,600 $21,250 $23,900 $26,550 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the McHenry County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$31,000 $35,400 $39,850 $44,250 $47,800 $51,350 $54,900 $58,450
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the McHenry County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$49,600 $56,650 $63,750 $70,800 $76,500 $82,150 $87,800 $93,500

Cities In McHenry County

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City Served By
Anamoose The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Anamoose are the Minot Housing Authority and McHenry-Pierce County Housing Authority.
Balfour The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Balfour are the Minot Housing Authority and McHenry-Pierce County Housing Authority.
Bantry The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bantry are the Minot Housing Authority and McHenry-Pierce County Housing Authority.
Bergen The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bergen are the Minot Housing Authority and McHenry-Pierce County Housing Authority.
Deering The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Deering are the Minot Housing Authority and McHenry-Pierce County Housing Authority.
Drake The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Drake are the Minot Housing Authority and McHenry-Pierce County Housing Authority.
Granville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Granville are the Minot Housing Authority and McHenry-Pierce County Housing Authority.
Karlsruhe The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Karlsruhe are the Minot Housing Authority and McHenry-Pierce County Housing Authority.
Kief The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Kief are the Minot Housing Authority and McHenry-Pierce County Housing Authority.
Towner The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Towner are the Minot Housing Authority and McHenry-Pierce County Housing Authority.
Upham The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Upham are the Minot Housing Authority and McHenry-Pierce County Housing Authority.
Velva The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Velva are the Minot Housing Authority and McHenry-Pierce County Housing Authority.
Voltaire The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Voltaire are the Minot Housing Authority and McHenry-Pierce County Housing Authority.