Qualify for Housing Assistance in South Dakota

There are several federal programs that can help you with affordable housing, whether renting or buying. However, these assistance programs all have eligibility guidelines that must be met.

In order to qualify for low-income housing assistance, you will need to complete an application with your local Public Housing Authority. But before you do, check your state's income limits to verify your eligibility. Below are the income requirements for housing assistance in South Dakota.


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Meade County, SD
30% of Median$11200$12800$14400$16000$17300$18550$19850$21100
Very Low Income$18650$21300$24000$26650$28800$30900$33050$35200
Low-Income$29850$34100$38400$42650$46050$49450$52900$56300
Rapid City, SD
30% of Median$12050$13750$15500$17200$18600$19950$21350$22700
Very Low Income$20100$22950$25850$28700$31000$33300$35600$37900
Low-Income$32150$36700$41300$45900$49550$53250$56900$60600
Sioux City, IA-NE-SD
30% of Median$12350$14100$15900$17650$19050$20450$21900$23300
Very Low Income$20600$23500$26450$29400$31750$34100$36450$38800
Low-Income$32950$37650$42350$47050$50800$54600$58350$62100
Sioux Falls, SD
30% of Median$14000$16000$18000$20000$21600$23200$24800$26400
Very Low Income$23300$26650$29950$33300$35950$38650$41300$43950
Low-Income$37300$42650$47950$53300$57550$61850$66100$70350
Aurora County, SD
30% of Median$11050$12600$14200$15750$17000$18250$19550$20800
Very Low Income$18400$21000$23650$26250$28350$30450$32550$34650
Low-Income$29400$33600$37800$42000$45350$48700$52100$55450
Beadle County, SD
30% of Median$11350$12950$14600$16200$17500$18800$20100$21400
Very Low Income$18900$21600$24300$27000$29150$31300$33500$35650
Low-Income$30250$34550$38900$43200$46650$50100$53550$57000
Bennett County, SD
30% of Median$11050$12600$14200$15750$17000$18250$19550$20800
Very Low Income$18400$21000$23650$26250$28350$30450$32550$34650
Low-Income$29400$33600$37800$42000$45350$48700$52100$55450
Bon Homme County, SD
30% of Median$11050$12600$14200$15750$17000$18250$19550$20800
Very Low Income$18400$21000$23650$26250$28350$30450$32550$34650
Low-Income$29400$33600$37800$42000$45350$48700$52100$55450
Brookings County, SD
30% of Median$13600$15550$17500$19450$21000$22550$24100$25650
Very Low Income$22700$25950$29200$32450$35050$37650$40250$42850
Low-Income$36350$41500$46700$51900$56050$60200$64350$68500
Brown County, SD
30% of Median$12450$14250$16000$17800$19200$20650$22050$23500
Very Low Income$20750$23700$26700$29650$32000$34400$36750$39150
Low-Income$33200$37950$42700$47450$51250$55050$58850$62650
Brule County, SD
30% of Median$11050$12600$14200$15750$17000$18250$19550$20800
Very Low Income$18400$21000$23650$26250$28350$30450$32550$34650
Low-Income$29400$33600$37800$42000$45350$48700$52100$55450
Buffalo County, SD
30% of Median$11050$12600$14200$15750$17000$18250$19550$20800
Very Low Income$18400$21000$23650$26250$28350$30450$32550$34650
Low-Income$29400$33600$37800$42000$45350$48700$52100$55450
Butte County, SD
30% of Median$11050$12600$14200$15750$17000$18250$19550$20800
Very Low Income$18400$21000$23650$26250$28350$30450$32550$34650
Low-Income$29400$33600$37800$42000$45350$48700$52100$55450
Campbell County, SD
30% of Median$11050$12600$14200$15750$17000$18250$19550$20800
Very Low Income$18400$21000$23650$26250$28350$30450$32550$34650
Low-Income$29400$33600$37800$42000$45350$48700$52100$55450
Charles Mix County, SD
30% of Median$11050$12600$14200$15750$17000$18250$19550$20800
Very Low Income$18400$21000$23650$26250$28350$30450$32550$34650
Low-Income$29400$33600$37800$42000$45350$48700$52100$55450
Clark County, SD
30% of Median$11050$12600$14200$15750$17000$18250$19550$20800
Very Low Income$18400$21000$23650$26250$28350$30450$32550$34650
Low-Income$29400$33600$37800$42000$45350$48700$52100$55450
Clay County, SD
30% of Median$11600$13250$14900$16550$17850$19200$20500$21850
Very Low Income$19300$22050$24800$27550$29750$31950$34150$36350
Low-Income$30850$35300$39700$44100$47650$51150$54700$58200
Codington County, SD
30% of Median$12450$14200$16000$17750$19150$20600$22000$23450
Very Low Income$20700$23650$26600$29550$31900$34300$36650$39000
Low-Income$33100$37850$42550$47300$51100$54850$58650$62450
Corson County, SD
30% of Median$11050$12600$14200$15750$17000$18250$19550$20800
Very Low Income$18400$21000$23650$26250$28350$30450$32550$34650
Low-Income$29400$33600$37800$42000$45350$48700$52100$55450
Custer County, SD
30% of Median$12200$13900$15650$17400$18800$20200$21600$22950
Very Low Income$20300$23200$26100$29000$31300$33650$35950$38300
Low-Income$32500$37100$41750$46400$50100$53800$57550$61250
Davison County, SD
30% of Median$12400$14150$15950$17700$19100$20550$21950$23350
Very Low Income$20650$23600$26550$29500$31850$34200$36600$38950
Low-Income$33050$37750$42500$47200$51000$54750$58550$62300
Day County, SD
30% of Median$11050$12600$14200$15750$17000$18250$19550$20800
Very Low Income$18400$21000$23650$26250$28350$30450$32550$34650
Low-Income$29400$33600$37800$42000$45350$48700$52100$55450
Deuel County, SD
30% of Median$11050$12650$14200$15800$17050$18350$19600$20850
Very Low Income$18400$21050$23650$26300$28400$30500$32600$34700
Low-Income$29450$33700$37900$42100$45450$48850$52200$55550
Dewey County, SD
30% of Median$11050$12600$14200$15750$17000$18250$19550$20800
Very Low Income$18400$21000$23650$26250$28350$30450$32550$34650
Low-Income$29400$33600$37800$42000$45350$48700$52100$55450
Douglas County, SD
30% of Median$11050$12600$14200$15750$17000$18250$19550$20800
Very Low Income$18400$21000$23650$26250$28350$30450$32550$34650
Low-Income$29400$33600$37800$42000$45350$48700$52100$55450
Edmunds County, SD
30% of Median$11050$12600$14200$15750$17000$18250$19550$20800
Very Low Income$18400$21000$23650$26250$28350$30450$32550$34650
Low-Income$29400$33600$37800$42000$45350$48700$52100$55450
Fall River County, SD
30% of Median$11050$12600$14200$15750$17000$18250$19550$20800
Very Low Income$18400$21000$23650$26250$28350$30450$32550$34650
Low-Income$29400$33600$37800$42000$45350$48700$52100$55450
Faulk County, SD
30% of Median$11050$12600$14200$15750$17000$18250$19550$20800
Very Low Income$18400$21000$23650$26250$28350$30450$32550$34650
Low-Income$29400$33600$37800$42000$45350$48700$52100$55450
Grant County, SD
30% of Median$11300$12900$14550$16150$17450$18750$20050$21300
Very Low Income$18850$21500$24200$26900$29050$31200$33350$35500
Low-Income$30150$34450$38750$43050$46500$49950$53400$56850
Gregory County, SD
30% of Median$11050$12600$14200$15750$17000$18250$19550$20800
Very Low Income$18400$21000$23650$26250$28350$30450$32550$34650
Low-Income$29400$33600$37800$42000$45350$48700$52100$55450
Haakon County, SD
30% of Median$11050$12600$14200$15750$17000$18250$19550$20800
Very Low Income$18400$21000$23650$26250$28350$30450$32550$34650
Low-Income$29400$33600$37800$42000$45350$48700$52100$55450
Hamlin County, SD
30% of Median$11600$13300$14950$16600$17950$19250$20600$21900
Very Low Income$19350$22100$24900$27650$29850$32050$34300$36500
Low-Income$31000$35400$39850$44250$47800$51350$54850$58400
Hand County, SD
30% of Median$11050$12600$14200$15750$17000$18250$19550$20800
Very Low Income$18400$21000$23650$26250$28350$30450$32550$34650
Low-Income$29400$33600$37800$42000$45350$48700$52100$55450
Hanson County, SD
30% of Median$11100$12700$14300$15850$17150$18400$19700$20950
Very Low Income$18500$21150$23800$26450$28550$30700$32800$34900
Low-Income$29600$33850$38100$42300$45700$49100$52500$55850
Harding County, SD
30% of Median$11050$12600$14200$15750$17000$18250$19550$20800
Very Low Income$18400$21000$23650$26250$28350$30450$32550$34650
Low-Income$29400$33600$37800$42000$45350$48700$52100$55450
Hughes County, SD
30% of Median$14300$16350$18400$20450$22100$23700$25350$27000
Very Low Income$23850$27300$30700$34100$36850$39550$42300$45000
Low-Income$38200$43650$49100$54550$58900$63300$67650$72000
Hutchinson County, SD
30% of Median$11050$12600$14200$15750$17000$18250$19550$20800
Very Low Income$18400$21000$23650$26250$28350$30450$32550$34650
Low-Income$29400$33600$37800$42000$45350$48700$52100$55450
Hyde County, SD
30% of Median$11400$13000$14650$16250$17550$18850$20150$21450
Very Low Income$18950$21700$24400$27100$29250$31450$33600$35750
Low-Income$30350$34700$39000$43350$46800$50300$53750$57200
Jackson County, SD
30% of Median$11050$12600$14200$15750$17000$18250$19550$20800
Very Low Income$18400$21000$23650$26250$28350$30450$32550$34650
Low-Income$29400$33600$37800$42000$45350$48700$52100$55450
Jerauld County, SD
30% of Median$11050$12600$14200$15750$17000$18250$19550$20800
Very Low Income$18400$21000$23650$26250$28350$30450$32550$34650
Low-Income$29400$33600$37800$42000$45350$48700$52100$55450
Jones County, SD
30% of Median$11050$12600$14200$15750$17000$18250$19550$20800
Very Low Income$18400$21000$23650$26250$28350$30450$32550$34650
Low-Income$29400$33600$37800$42000$45350$48700$52100$55450
Kingsbury County, SD
30% of Median$11500$13100$14750$16400$17700$19000$20350$21650
Very Low Income$19100$21850$24550$27300$29500$31650$33850$36050
Low-Income$30600$34950$39350$43700$47200$50700$54200$57700
Lake County, SD
30% of Median$12200$13950$15700$17450$18850$20250$21650$23050
Very Low Income$20350$23300$26200$29100$31450$33750$36100$38400
Low-Income$32600$37250$41900$46550$50250$54000$57700$61450
Lawrence County, SD
30% of Median$11800$13500$15150$16850$18200$19550$20900$22250
Very Low Income$19650$22450$25250$28050$30300$32550$34800$37050
Low-Income$31450$35900$40400$44900$48500$52100$55700$59250
Lyman County, SD
30% of Median$11050$12600$14200$15750$17000$18250$19550$20800
Very Low Income$18400$21000$23650$26250$28350$30450$32550$34650
Low-Income$29400$33600$37800$42000$45350$48700$52100$55450
Marshall County, SD
30% of Median$11050$12600$14200$15750$17000$18250$19550$20800
Very Low Income$18400$21000$23650$26250$28350$30450$32550$34650
Low-Income$29400$33600$37800$42000$45350$48700$52100$55450
McPherson County, SD
30% of Median$11050$12600$14200$15750$17000$18250$19550$20800
Very Low Income$18400$21000$23650$26250$28350$30450$32550$34650
Low-Income$29400$33600$37800$42000$45350$48700$52100$55450
Mellette County, SD
30% of Median$11050$12600$14200$15750$17000$18250$19550$20800
Very Low Income$18400$21000$23650$26250$28350$30450$32550$34650
Low-Income$29400$33600$37800$42000$45350$48700$52100$55450
Miner County, SD
30% of Median$11050$12600$14200$15750$17000$18250$19550$20800
Very Low Income$18400$21000$23650$26250$28350$30450$32550$34650
Low-Income$29400$33600$37800$42000$45350$48700$52100$55450
Moody County, SD
30% of Median$11600$13300$14950$16600$17950$19250$20600$21900
Very Low Income$19350$22100$24900$27650$29850$32050$34300$36500
Low-Income$31000$35400$39850$44250$47800$51350$54850$58400
Perkins County, SD
30% of Median$11050$12600$14200$15750$17000$18250$19550$20800
Very Low Income$18400$21000$23650$26250$28350$30450$32550$34650
Low-Income$29400$33600$37800$42000$45350$48700$52100$55450
Potter County, SD
30% of Median$11050$12600$14200$15750$17000$18250$19550$20800
Very Low Income$18400$21000$23650$26250$28350$30450$32550$34650
Low-Income$29400$33600$37800$42000$45350$48700$52100$55450
Roberts County, SD
30% of Median$11050$12600$14200$15750$17000$18250$19550$20800
Very Low Income$18400$21000$23650$26250$28350$30450$32550$34650
Low-Income$29400$33600$37800$42000$45350$48700$52100$55450
Sanborn County, SD
30% of Median$11050$12600$14200$15750$17000$18250$19550$20800
Very Low Income$18400$21000$23650$26250$28350$30450$32550$34650
Low-Income$29400$33600$37800$42000$45350$48700$52100$55450
Shannon County, SD
30% of Median$11050$12600$14200$15750$17000$18250$19550$20800
Very Low Income$18400$21000$23650$26250$28350$30450$32550$34650
Low-Income$29400$33600$37800$42000$45350$48700$52100$55450
Spink County, SD
30% of Median$11050$12600$14200$15750$17000$18250$19550$20800
Very Low Income$18400$21000$23650$26250$28350$30450$32550$34650
Low-Income$29400$33600$37800$42000$45350$48700$52100$55450
Stanley County, SD
30% of Median$13150$15050$16900$18800$20300$21800$23300$24800
Very Low Income$21900$25050$28150$31300$33800$36300$38800$41300
Low-Income$35050$40100$45100$50100$54100$58100$62100$66150
Sully County, SD
30% of Median$11050$12600$14200$15750$17000$18250$19550$20800
Very Low Income$18400$21000$23650$26250$28350$30450$32550$34650
Low-Income$29400$33600$37800$42000$45350$48700$52100$55450
Todd County, SD
30% of Median$11050$12600$14200$15750$17000$18250$19550$20800
Very Low Income$18400$21000$23650$26250$28350$30450$32550$34650
Low-Income$29400$33600$37800$42000$45350$48700$52100$55450
Tripp County, SD
30% of Median$11050$12600$14200$15750$17000$18250$19550$20800
Very Low Income$18400$21000$23650$26250$28350$30450$32550$34650
Low-Income$29400$33600$37800$42000$45350$48700$52100$55450
Walworth County, SD
30% of Median$11050$12600$14200$15750$17000$18250$19550$20800
Very Low Income$18400$21000$23650$26250$28350$30450$32550$34650
Low-Income$29400$33600$37800$42000$45350$48700$52100$55450
Yankton County, SD
30% of Median$12050$13750$15500$17200$18600$19950$21350$22700
Very Low Income$20050$22900$25800$28650$30950$33250$35550$37800
Low-Income$32100$36700$41250$45850$49500$53200$56850$60500
Ziebach County, SD
30% of Median$11050$12600$14200$15750$17000$18250$19550$20800
Very Low Income$18400$21000$23650$26250$28350$30450$32550$34650
Low-Income$29400$33600$37800$42000$45350$48700$52100$55450