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Affordable Housing In Ward County
North Dakota

18 Low Income Apartment Communities In Ward County

Cook's Court Apartments

1810 2nd St SE
Minot, North Dakota
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
55+

Henry Towers

1000 2nd St SE
Minot, North Dakota
Subsidized

Meadowlark Heights

400 18th Ave SE
Minot, North Dakota
Subsidized

Asi - Minot

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

Sunset Ridge Apartments

3524 Kodiak Street Northwest
Minot, North Dakota

Minot Vocational Workshop

1101 11th Ave SE
Minot, North Dakota
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Berthold Housing

112 3rd Ave NE
Berthold, North Dakota

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

Housing Authorities that serve Ward County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Ward County, North Dakota

There are 18 low income housing apartment communities offering 818 affordable apartments for rent in Ward County, North Dakota.

Income Based Apartments in Ward County, North Dakota

Ward County features 535 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 Ward County, North Dakota

There are 283 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Ward County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Ward County, North Dakota

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Ward County landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Ward County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Ward County, North Dakota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $858 and $1,048.

2021 Ward 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
Ward County, North Dakota Fair Market Rent $629 $739 $953 $1,364 $1,650
Ward County, North Dakota Payment Standard Range $566 to $692 $665 to $813 $858 to $1,048 $1,228 to $1,500 $1,485 to $1,815

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Ward County, ND Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 18
Total Low Income Apartments 818
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 535
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 38.66%
Average Renter Household Size 2.23
Average Household Size 2.49
Median Household Income $61,393 ±$1,688
Median Rent $919 ±$44
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 36.22% ± 3.92pp
Total Population 67,736

Population and Household Demographics

Ward County is a county in North Dakota with a population of 67,736. There are 26,131 households in the county with an average household size of 2.49 persons. 38.66% of households in Ward County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Ward County

The median gross income for households in Ward County is $61,393 a year, or $5,116 a month. The median rent for the county is $919 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Ward County, a household making less than $3,063 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.22% of households who rent are overburdened in Ward County.

Area Median Income In Ward 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 Ward County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $90,900

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 Ward 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 Ward County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Ward County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,800 $21,450 $24,150 $26,800 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Ward County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$31,300 $35,750 $40,200 $44,650 $48,250 $51,800 $55,400 $58,950
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Ward County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$50,050 $57,200 $64,350 $71,450 $77,200 $82,900 $88,600 $94,350

Cities In Ward County

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City Served By
Berthold The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Berthold are the Minot Housing Authority and Housing Authority of Mountrail County.
Burlington The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Burlington are the Housing Authority of Mountrail County and Minot Housing Authority.
Carpio The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Carpio are the Minot Housing Authority and Housing Authority of Mountrail County.
Des Lacs The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Des Lacs are the Minot Housing Authority and Housing Authority of Mountrail County.
Donnybrook The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Donnybrook are the Minot Housing Authority and Housing Authority of Mountrail County.
Douglas The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Douglas are the Minot Housing Authority and Housing Authority of Mountrail County.
Foxholm The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Foxholm are the Minot Housing Authority and Housing Authority of Mountrail County.
Kenmare The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Kenmare are the Housing Authority of Mountrail County and Minot Housing Authority.
Logan The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Logan are the Minot Housing Authority and Housing Authority of Mountrail County.
Makoti The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Makoti are the Minot Housing Authority and Housing Authority of Mountrail County.
Minot The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Minot are the Minot Housing Authority and Housing Authority of Mountrail County.
Minot AFB The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Minot AFB are the Minot Housing Authority and Housing Authority of Mountrail County.
Ruthville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ruthville are the Minot Housing Authority and Housing Authority of Mountrail County.
Ryder The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ryder are the Minot Housing Authority and Housing Authority of Mountrail County.
Sawyer The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Sawyer are the Minot Housing Authority and Housing Authority of Mountrail County.
Surrey The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Surrey are the Minot Housing Authority and Housing Authority of Mountrail County.