Affordable Housing In Minot
Ward County, North Dakota

14 Low Income Apartment Communities In Minot

Cook's Court Apartments

1810 2nd St SE
Minot, North Dakota
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1-2 BR

Minot Artspace Lofts

3 Main St S
Minot, North Dakota
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1-3 BR

Henry Towers

1000 2nd St SE
Minot, North Dakota

Meadowlark Heights

400 18th Ave SE
Minot, North Dakota

Asi - Minot

1425 31st Ave SE
Minot, North Dakota
Disabled Supportive Housing

Sunset Ridge Apartments

3524 Kodiak Street Northwest
Minot, North Dakota

Minot Vocational Workshop

1101 11th Ave SE
Minot, North Dakota
Elderly Supportive Housing

South Park Apartments

631 19th Ave SE
Minot, North Dakota

Polaris Apartments

300 27th Ave NW
Minot, North Dakota

Guardian Manor

3205 4th St SW
Minot, North Dakota

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Minot, 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 Minot, North Dakota

Housing Authority Programs
Minot Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Housing Authority of Mountrail County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Minot, North Dakota

There are 14 low income housing apartment communities offering 816 affordable apartments for rent in Minot, North Dakota.

Income Based Apartments in Minot, North Dakota

Minot features 513 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 Minot, North Dakota

There are 303 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Minot.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Minot, North Dakota

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Minot landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Minot.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Minot, North Dakota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $869 and $1,063.

2022 Minot, 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
Minot, North Dakota Fair Market Rent $657 $734 $966 $1,372 $1,653
Minot, North Dakota Payment Standard Range $591 to $723 $661 to $807 $869 to $1,063 $1,235 to $1,509 $1,488 to $1,818

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Minot, ND Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 14
Total Low Income Apartments 816
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 513
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 39.97%
Average Renter Household Size 2.04
Average Household Size 2.39
Median Household Income $60,721 ±$2,538
Median Rent $860 ±$45
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 35.24% ± 4.62pp
Total Population 46,194

Population and Household Demographics

Minot is a city in Ward County, North Dakota with a population of 46,194. There are 18,779 households in the city with an average household size of 2.39 persons. 39.97% of households in Minot are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Minot

The median gross income for households in Minot is $60,721 a year, or $5,060 a month. The median rent for the city is $860 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Minot, a household making less than $2,867 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 35.24% of households who rent are overburdened in Minot.

Area Median Income In Minot

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 Minot, the AMI is calculated from all households within Ward County.

In Minot, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $85,000

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 Minot

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 Minot

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