Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Howard, SD

Discover affordable housing in Howard where there are 2+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.


117 N Arthur St, Howard, South Dakota 57349

Chestnut Apartments

201 N Douglas St, Howard, South Dakota 57349

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payment Subsidized
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elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible
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How To Identify Affordable Housing in Howard, South Dakota

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
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Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
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Reported On February 23rd, 2024 by Nathan Brunet

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Howard, South Dakota
$5.94 (+53%) more than South Dakota minimum wage and $9.89 (+136%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Howard, South 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Howard, South Dakota.
Operates the Public Housing programs for Howard, South Dakota.

Go to the South Dakota Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Howard.

How many renters live in Howard, South Dakota?

The City of Howard has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 20.54 percent of the population living in Howard.

What is the rental market like in Howard, South Dakota?

There are an estimated housing units in the Howard area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Howard, South Dakota, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Howard?

The rental vacancy rate in Howard is 0 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Howard for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Howard
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
13 37 37 0 0
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Howard

A large number of apartments in Howard have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Howard

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $613 to $1,454. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $613
One BR $689
Two BR $905
Three BR $1,198
Four BR $1,454
2024 Fair Market Rents in Howard, South Dakota

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Howard?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 3 23 percent
One BR 35 95 percent
Two BR 30 81 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Howard, South Dakota

How many affordable rental units are in Howard?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Howard, South Dakota including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Howard, South Dakota

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Howard, South Dakota

Howard features 20 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 Howard, South Dakota

There are 8 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Howard.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Howard, South Dakota

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Howard, South Dakota for a two-bedroom apartment is between $815 and $996.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.