City of Mauston Housing Authority
City of Mauston Housing Authority is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of April 10th, 2021, City of Mauston Housing Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.
City of Mauston Housing Authority serves Juneau County.
Open City of Mauston Housing Authority Waiting Lists
Due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, contact the housing authority directly. Due to a high volume of calls and modified office hours in most areas, it may take days or weeks to get a response.
City of Mauston Housing Authority Website: https://www.mauston.com/index.asp?SEC=CA9DD682-1B9A-4453-9C36-8D235C9DF19F&Type=B_BASIC.
City of Mauston Housing Authority Phone: (608) 847-4379.
Open Until Further Notice:
Public Housing Waiting List
Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.
How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List
The Mauston Housing Authority (MHA) Public Housing waiting list is currently open, since at least June, 2019, until further notice. Waiting lists for a specific community or bedroom size may be closed.
There are two ways to apply:
- Download and print the application online here. Select the "Public Housing Application" link.
- Pick up an application at the City of Mauston Housing Authority, located at the Mauston City Hall, 303 Mansion Street, Mauston, Wisconsin, 53948, during normal office hours.
Once the application has been completed, it must be either:
- Mailed to the address above.
- Faxed to (608)-847-5023.
This waiting list has the following preferences: Live and/or work in Mauston, elderly, or families with children.
For more information, visit the CMHA website.
Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via 6088474379.
Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.
Last Updated on 06/13/2019.
Other City of Mauston Housing Authority Waiting Lists
Juneau County, Wisconsin Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List
How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List
The City of Mauston Housing Authority (CMHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from October 16, 2017, until August 10, 2020.
There are two ways to apply during the opening period:
- Print the application online.
- Pick up an application at the City of Mauston Housing Authority.
Once the application was completed, it must have been either:
- Mailed to the CMHA.
- Faxed to the CMHA.
This waiting list had the following preferences: Live, work or attend school in Juneau County and victims of domestic violence.
Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application was received, weighed by order of preferences.
For more information, visit the CMHA website.
Last Updated on 12/11/2020.
About City of Mauston Housing Authority
How To Check Your Waiting List Status
You can check your waiting list status by phone by calling (608)-847-4379.
About the City of Mauston Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program
As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, City of Mauston Housing Authority manages 85 active Housing Choice Vouchers.
The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2019:
||Standard ||Ported Out |
||83 ||2 |
|Monthly Cost Per Voucher
||$327 ||$332 |
||$27,100 ||$663 |
Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for City of Mauston Housing Authority
Waiting List and Tenancy
According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 24% having issued approximately 3 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 4 years and 6 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 44 months on the waiting list1.
According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.1 persons and has a household income of $13,253 per year. 93% of households were very low income (VLI) and 64% were extremely low income (ELI). 33% of households had wages as a major source of income, -1% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 61% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.
Heads of Household Characteristics
4% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 56% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 25% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 15% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 3% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.
47% of households included children, 7% of which had two adults in the household. 43% of households with children have a female head of household. 81% of all households were headed by a female.
1% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 1% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.
Of all households participating in the City of Mauston Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 28% include at least one person with a disability. 48% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 55% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.
Bedroom Size and Overhousing
21% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 44% with 2 bedrooms and 35% with 3 or more bedrooms. 29% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.
Rent, Assistance, and Utility Allowances
The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by City of Mauston Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $320 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $443. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $131.
1. This Picture of Subsidized Households data field is the average wait time of those who received a voucher in the preceding 12 months. Due to special voucher programs like VASH, recent waiting list purges, or waiting list preferences the average wait time can vary significantly from one year to the next and it is entirely possible many current applicants on the waiting list have been waiting for assistance for far longer.
Public Housing Apartments Operated by City of Mauston Housing Authority
208 W Monroe St