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Average Fair Market Rent Prices in Iowa:
$509 $558 $717 $952 $1,057
Studio / Efficiency 1-Bedroom 2-Bedroom 3-Bedroom 4-Bedroom
0-BR 1-BR 2-BR 3-BR 4-BR

Iowa (IA) has the 47th highest rent in the country out of 56 states and territories. The Fair Market Rent in Iowa ranges from $687 for a 2-bedroom apartment in Adair County, IA to $1,011 for a 2-bedroom unit in Iowa City, IA HUD Metro FMR Area.

For FY 2020, the Iowa City, IA HUD Metro FMR Area (Johnson County) rent for a studio or efficiency is $705 per month and $1,775 per month to rent a house or an apartment with 4 bedrooms. The average Fair Market Rent for a 2-bedroom home in Iowa is $717 per month.

Approximately 15% of Americans qualify for some level of housing assistance. The population in Iowa is around 2,455,260 people. So, there are around 368,289 people in Iowa who could be receiving housing benefits from the HUD.

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What is Fair Market Rent?

Fair Market Rent is determined each fiscal year by the HUD and is used to set payment standards for federal housing assistance programs in Iowa. Fair Market Rent is the 40th-percentile of typical rentals in a given region. Learn more

Iowa Fair Market Rent Map

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Lookup FMR by Zip Code FHA Loan Limits in Iowa
Change Year:
County 0 BR 1 BR 2 BR 3 BR 4 BR Est. Population
Adair County, IA $497 $530 $687 $966 $1,000 7,190
Adams County, IA $497 $522 $687 $962 $1,114 3,785
Allamakee County, IA $497 $522 $687 $910 $988 13,940
Appanoose County, IA $497 $522 $687 $856 $944 12,545
Audubon County, IA $497 $522 $687 $876 $931 5,710
Benton County, IA HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $470 $535 $687 $882 $1,018 25,645
Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $517 $604 $763 $996 $1,249 132,960
Boone County, IA $538 $607 $744 $997 $1,121 26,380
Bremer County, IA HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $470 $522 $687 $856 $1,079 24,740
Buchanan County, IA $479 $541 $696 $939 $943 21,100
Buena Vista County, IA $448 $537 $687 $941 $1,011 20,370
Butler County, IA $497 $522 $687 $901 $931 14,820
Calhoun County, IA $497 $604 $687 $872 $992 9,815
Carroll County, IA $497 $522 $687 $927 $931 20,430
Cass County, IA $497 $602 $687 $895 $931 13,325
Cedar County, IA $538 $565 $744 $959 $1,008 18,370
Cerro Gordo County, IA $495 $576 $759 $980 $1,187 43,135
Cherokee County, IA $497 $559 $687 $991 $1,047 11,575
Chickasaw County, IA $497 $591 $687 $991 $1,111 12,140
Clarke County, IA $548 $575 $757 $961 $1,025 9,265
Clay County, IA $497 $522 $687 $968 $1,154 16,385
Clayton County, IA $482 $522 $687 $856 $931 17,710
Clinton County, IA $502 $567 $741 $947 $1,048 47,585
Crawford County, IA $497 $541 $687 $856 $931 17,130
Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA MSA Metro $603 $730 $900 $1,215 $1,323 80,865
Davis County, IA $503 $550 $695 $911 $945 8,835
Decatur County, IA $518 $522 $687 $865 $1,146 8,105
Delaware County, IA $497 $522 $687 $991 $1,171 17,325
Des Moines County, IA $528 $615 $810 $1,058 $1,322 39,875
Dickinson County, IA $543 $569 $750 $947 $1,016 17,000
Dubuque, IA MSA Metro $510 $595 $783 $1,048 $1,290 96,570
Emmet County, IA $497 $522 $687 $946 $949 9,660
Fayette County, IA $496 $522 $687 $856 $931 20,140
Floyd County, IA $497 $547 $687 $957 $994 15,905
Franklin County, IA $497 $522 $687 $927 $931 10,325
Fremont County, IA $497 $522 $687 $871 $952 6,985
Greene County, IA $497 $522 $687 $913 $982 9,045
Hamilton County, IA $513 $553 $709 $884 $1,245 15,200
Hancock County, IA $497 $546 $687 $873 $1,146 10,970
Hardin County, IA $497 $522 $687 $973 $984 17,240
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $650 $762 $946 $1,272 $1,419 14,195
Henry County, IA $514 $613 $710 $958 $962 19,865
Howard County, IA $497 $604 $687 $973 $1,012 9,320
Humboldt County, IA $497 $522 $687 $952 $1,009 9,585
Ida County, IA $497 $544 $687 $967 $1,066 6,965
Iowa County, IA $497 $532 $687 $991 $1,206 16,230
Jackson County, IA $497 $560 $687 $991 $1,113 19,410
Jasper County, IA $512 $552 $727 $1,012 $1,149 36,790
Jefferson County, IA $484 $564 $743 $926 $1,278 17,945
Iowa City, IA HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $705 $774 $1,011 $1,458 $1,775 144,425
Jones County, IA HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $448 $522 $687 $944 $991 20,470
Keokuk County, IA $497 $550 $687 $924 $1,054 10,225
Kossuth County, IA $517 $522 $687 $894 $931 15,165
Lee County, IA $450 $550 $690 $912 $1,085 34,785
Cedar Rapids, IA HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $506 $590 $777 $1,104 $1,221 220,010
Louisa County, IA $477 $535 $705 $892 $955 11,240
Lucas County, IA $571 $599 $789 $983 $1,069 8,600
Lyon County, IA $497 $522 $687 $891 $1,003 11,745
Mahaska County, IA $508 $533 $702 $880 $964 22,300
Marion County, IA $566 $569 $734 $915 $1,027 33,125
Marshall County, IA $502 $602 $771 $978 $1,044 40,475
Mitchell County, IA $497 $522 $687 $856 $931 10,665
Monona County, IA $497 $522 $687 $923 $992 8,865
Monroe County, IA $521 $547 $720 $897 $989 7,910
Montgomery County, IA $497 $522 $687 $927 $931 10,240
Muscatine County, IA $540 $629 $829 $1,049 $1,292 42,925
O'Brien County, IA $497 $522 $687 $958 $961 13,945
Osceola County, IA $497 $522 $687 $883 $931 6,150
Page County, IA $497 $522 $687 $916 $1,160 15,395
Palo Alto County, IA $497 $522 $687 $891 $1,123 9,110
Plymouth County, IA HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $448 $564 $687 $991 $996 25,025
Pocahontas County, IA $497 $524 $687 $886 $931 6,970
Poweshiek County, IA $529 $555 $731 $938 $1,077 18,430
Ringgold County, IA $497 $536 $687 $976 $1,029 4,985
Sac County, IA $497 $545 $687 $980 $1,043 9,935
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL MSA Metro $524 $615 $778 $1,028 $1,169 171,495
Shelby County, IA $497 $522 $687 $931 $1,023 11,770
Sioux County, IA $497 $522 $687 $985 $995 34,690
Ames, IA MSA Metro $684 $706 $857 $1,191 $1,417 95,890
Tama County, IA $488 $527 $694 $865 $987 17,235
Taylor County, IA $448 $522 $687 $856 $931 6,215
Union County, IA $562 $565 $687 $947 $950 12,495
Van Buren County, IA $497 $604 $687 $940 $944 7,310
Wapello County, IA $497 $556 $732 $939 $1,055 35,320
Washington County, IA HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $564 $611 $805 $1,003 $1,141 22,095
Wayne County, IA $497 $522 $687 $900 $931 6,405
Webster County, IA $524 $528 $687 $929 $932 36,945
Winnebago County, IA $497 $522 $687 $936 $997 10,545
Winneshiek County, IA $497 $522 $687 $937 $940 20,575
Sioux City, IA-NE-SD HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $523 $610 $803 $1,001 $1,088 102,395
Worth County, IA $497 $586 $687 $971 $1,141 7,500
Wright County, IA $488 $522 $687 $856 $931 12,865
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