Affordable Housing In Williams County
14 Low Income Apartment Communities In Williams County
Guide To Affordable Housing in Williams County, North Dakota
There are 14 low income housing apartment communities offering 487 affordable apartments for rent in Williams County, North Dakota.
Income Based Apartments in Williams County, North Dakota
Williams County features 304 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 Williams County, North Dakota
There are 183 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Williams County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Williams County, North Dakota
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Williams County landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Williams County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Williams County, North Dakota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $869 and $1,063.
2022 Williams 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|
|Williams County, North Dakota Fair Market Rent||$642||$773||$966||$1,372||$1,524|
|Williams County, North Dakota Payment Standard Range||$578 to $706||$696 to $850||$869 to $1,063||$1,235 to $1,509||$1,372 to $1,676|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Williams County, ND Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||14|
|Total Low Income Apartments||487|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||304|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||35.98%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.17|
|Average Household Size||2.40|
|Median Household Income||$88,013 ±$5,058|
|Median Rent||$898 ±$118|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||29.03% ± 5.99pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Williams County is a county in North Dakota with a population of 29,619. There are 12,082 households in the county with an average household size of 2.40 persons. 35.98% of households in Williams County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Williams County
The median gross income for households in Williams County is $88,013 a year, or $7,334 a month. The median rent for the county is $898 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Williams County, a household making less than $2,993 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 29.03% of households who rent are overburdened in Williams County.
Area Median Income In Williams 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 Williams County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $105,600
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 Williams 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 Williams 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 Williams 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 Williams 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 Williams County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.