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Affordable Housing In Northwood
Grand Forks County, North Dakota

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Northwood

Northwood Village

7 N Doheny
Northwood, North Dakota
$415-600
1-3 BR

Northwood Manor

128 Parkway Ln
Northwood, North Dakota
Subsidized
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Housing Authorities that serve Northwood

Housing Authority Programs
Grand Forks Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Homeownership Voucher; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Mainstream Voucher; Family Unification Program (FUP)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Northwood, North Dakota

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 28 affordable apartments for rent in Northwood, North Dakota.

Income Based Apartments in Northwood, North Dakota

Northwood features 12 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 Northwood, North Dakota

There are 16 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Northwood.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Northwood, North Dakota

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Northwood, North Dakota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $795 and $971.

2021 Northwood, 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
Northwood, North Dakota Fair Market Rent $623 $694 $883 $1,264 $1,529
Northwood, North Dakota Payment Standard Range $561 to $685 $625 to $763 $795 to $971 $1,138 to $1,390 $1,376 to $1,682

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Northwood, ND Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 28
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 12
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 36.52%
Average Renter Household Size 1.62
Average Household Size 1.98
Median Household Income $36,354 ±$5,644
Median Rent $529 ±$69
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 26.98% ± 18.3pp
Total Population 740

Population and Household Demographics

Northwood is a city in Grand Forks County, North Dakota with a population of 740. There are 345 households in the city with an average household size of 1.98 persons. 36.52% of households in Northwood are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Northwood

The median gross income for households in Northwood is $36,354 a year, or $3,030 a month. The median rent for the city is $529 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Northwood, a household making less than $1,763 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 26.98% of households who rent are overburdened in Northwood.

Area Median Income In Northwood

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 Northwood, the AMI is calculated from all households within Grand Forks County.

In Northwood, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $80,000

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 Northwood

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 Northwood

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