Affordable Housing In Valley City
Barnes County, North Dakota

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Valley City

Prairie Inn

140 3rd Ave
Valley City, North Dakota
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Hi Soaring Eagle

3731 R Ave SE
Valley City, North Dakota

120 12th St NW

120 12th St NW
Valley City, North Dakota

Open Door Center

240 4th Ave Se
Valley City, North Dakota

Rudolf Square

151 South Central Ave
Valley City, North Dakota
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Valley City, 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 Valley City, North Dakota

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Valley City, North Dakota

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 135 affordable apartments for rent in Valley City, North Dakota.

Income Based Apartments in Valley City, North Dakota

Valley City features 124 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 Valley City, North Dakota

There are 11 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Valley City.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Valley City, North Dakota

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Valley City landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Valley City.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Valley City, North Dakota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $684 and $836.

2022 Valley City, 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
Valley City, North Dakota Fair Market Rent $574 $578 $760 $945 $1,120
Valley City, North Dakota Payment Standard Range $517 to $631 $520 to $636 $684 to $836 $851 to $1,040 $1,008 to $1,232

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Valley City, ND Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 135
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 124
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 42.47%
Average Renter Household Size 1.54
Average Household Size 1.92
Median Household Income $47,683 ±$5,376
Median Rent $575 ±$89
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 23.72% ± 8.4pp
Total Population 6,626

Population and Household Demographics

Valley City is a city in Barnes County, North Dakota with a population of 6,626. There are 3,136 households in the city with an average household size of 1.92 persons. 42.47% of households in Valley City are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Valley City

The median gross income for households in Valley City is $47,683 a year, or $3,974 a month. The median rent for the city is $575 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Valley City, a household making less than $1,917 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 23.72% of households who rent are overburdened in Valley City.

Area Median Income In Valley City

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 Valley City, the AMI is calculated from all households within Barnes County.

In Valley City, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $84,900

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 Valley City

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 Valley City

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Valley City 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 Valley City 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 Valley City 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