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The Renter's Guide to Sioux Falls


If you’re on the hunt for an affordable apartment in Sioux Falls, the South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA) offers valuable tools and resources. To start the process off, here are some tips for finding your ideal living space for your budget, space and family needs.

Participating Managers

There are several property management companies that participate in SDHDA assistance programs—here are some of the companies that participate in Sioux Falls:

Affordable Housing Solutions
Alpine Management
Baumgartner Enterprises
California Commercial Investment Group
Cambridge Management, Inc.
Charisma Property Management
Collins Apartments
Costello Property Management
Dominium Management Services LLC
Dunham Property Management
Great Plains Property Management LLC
Kleve Real Estate, Inc.
Legacy Management Company
Lloyd Property Management, Inc.
Murray Properties LLC
NLR Property Management
Oakleaf Real Estate Management
Seldin Company
Sioux Falls Housing & Redevelopment Commission
Sunnycrest Village Inc.
Thies & Talle Management Inc.
Volunteers of America—Dakotas
Weinberg Property Management

Assistance Qualifications

If rental assistance is something you're interested in, there are options for households that qualify. Here are some of the standards by which this assistance is given (with exceptions in some properties—talk to the manager about your qualifications):

  • You have to fall within certain income standards
  • This rental property must be your only residence
  • You must have a certain number of family members for multi-bedroom units
  • You might qualify for certain age- or disability-based benefits
  • You must have proof of legal citizenship or immigration status

Learn more about qualifications for rental assistance in Sioux Falls here.

Neighborhood choices

There are so many choices to pick from in Sioux Falls—whether you prefer instant access to the growing and thriving downtown or a quieter neighborhood on the outskirts of the city. Your neighborhood selection depends on what you value most—proximity to schools, budget or nearby amenities. Here are some snapshots to consider:

  • Southeast Region
    • Average 1-Bedroom Rental: $640
    • Average 3-Bedroom Rental: $1,025
    • Area Schools: Harvey Dunn Elementary, John Harris Elementary
    • Area Amenities: Harmodon Park, Morningside Community Center, Prairie Green Golf Course
  • Western Region
    • Average 1-Bedroom Rental: $640
    • Average 3-Bedroom Rental: $1,025
    • Area Schools: R.F. Pettigrew Elementary, Memorial Middle, Roosevelt High
    • Area Amenities: Kuehn Park and Community Center, Thunder Road Family Fun Park, The Outdoor Campus
  • Central Region
    • Average 1-Bedroom Rental: $750
    • Average 3-Bedroom Rental: $1,265
    • Area Schools: Lowell Elementary, Edison Middle, Lincoln High
    • Area Amenities: Spellerberg Park, Washington Pavilion, Kirby Science Discovery Center
  • North Central Region
    • Average 1-Bedroom Rental: $640
    • Average 3-Bedroom Rental: $1,025
    • Area Schools: Laura B. Anderson Elementary, Whittier Middle
    • Area Amenities: Sioux Falls Regional Airport, Elmwood Golf Course, Denny Sanford PREMIER Center

Source: Numbeo

Get Started

If you keep these pieces of information in mind, you'll have a great starting point for finding affordable and ideal rental housing in Sioux Falls, South Dakota's largest city.

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