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Affordable Housing In Minnewaukan
Benson County, North Dakota

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Minnewaukan

Westbay Manor Homes

201 Main St W
Minnewaukan, North Dakota
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Housing Authorities that serve Minnewaukan

Housing Authority Programs
Benson County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Minnewaukan, North Dakota

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 25 affordable apartments for rent in Minnewaukan, North Dakota.

Income Based Apartments in Minnewaukan, North Dakota

Minnewaukan features 25 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 Minnewaukan, North Dakota

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Minnewaukan, North Dakota

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Minnewaukan landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Minnewaukan.

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

2021 Minnewaukan, 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
Minnewaukan, North Dakota Fair Market Rent $629 $644 $734 $913 $1,247
Minnewaukan, North Dakota Payment Standard Range $566 to $692 $580 to $708 $661 to $807 $822 to $1,004 $1,122 to $1,372

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Minnewaukan, ND Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 25
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 25
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 58.93%
Average Renter Household Size 1.97
Average Household Size 2.02
Median Household Income $42,273 ±$6,823
Median Rent $423 ±$31
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 21.21% ± 25.68pp
Total Population 226

Population and Household Demographics

Minnewaukan is a city in Benson County, North Dakota with a population of 226. There are 112 households in the city with an average household size of 2.02 persons. 58.93% of households in Minnewaukan are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Minnewaukan

The median gross income for households in Minnewaukan is $42,273 a year, or $3,523 a month. The median rent for the city is $423 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Minnewaukan, a household making less than $1,410 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 21.21% of households who rent are overburdened in Minnewaukan.

Area Median Income In Minnewaukan

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 Minnewaukan, the AMI is calculated from all households within Benson County.

In Minnewaukan, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $52,600

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 Minnewaukan

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 Minnewaukan

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Minnewaukan 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 Minnewaukan 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 Minnewaukan 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