Affordable Housing In Morton County
7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Morton County
Housing Authorities that serve Morton County
|Morton County Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Morton County, North Dakota
There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 136 affordable apartments for rent in Morton County, North Dakota.
Income Based Apartments in Morton County, North Dakota
Morton County features 8 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 Morton County, North Dakota
There are 128 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Morton County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Morton County, North Dakota
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Morton County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Morton County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Morton County, North Dakota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $796 and $972.
2021 Morton 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|
|Morton County, North Dakota Fair Market Rent||$715||$719||$884||$1,265||$1,444|
|Morton County, 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.
Morton County, ND Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||7|
|Total Low Income Apartments||136|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||8|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||24.37%|
|Average Renter Household Size||1.87|
|Average Household Size||2.30|
|Median Household Income||$62,418 ±$3,157|
|Median Rent||$762 ±$58|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||35.73% ± 7.73pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Morton County is a county in North Dakota with a population of 28,985. There are 12,308 households in the county with an average household size of 2.30 persons. 24.37% of households in Morton County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Morton County
The median gross income for households in Morton County is $62,418 a year, or $5,202 a month. The median rent for the county is $762 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Morton County, a household making less than $2,540 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 35.73% of households who rent are overburdened in Morton County.
Area Median Income In Morton 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 Morton County, 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 Morton 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 Morton County
|1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Morton County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Morton County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Morton County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Morton County
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|Almont||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Almont is the Morton County Housing Authority.|
|Flasher||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Flasher is the Morton County Housing Authority.|
|Glen Ullin||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Glen Ullin is the Morton County Housing Authority.|
|Harmon||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Harmon is the Morton County Housing Authority.|
|Hebron||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hebron is the Morton County Housing Authority.|
|Mandan||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mandan is the Morton County Housing Authority.|
|New Salem||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Salem is the Morton County Housing Authority.|