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Dodge County Housing Authority

491 East Center Street
Juneau, Dodge County, Wisconsin 53039

Dodge County Housing Authority is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program. As of May 16th, 2021, Dodge County Housing Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

Dodge County Housing Authority serves Dodge County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Dodge County Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice

Open Dodge County Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Application methods may change, as well. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, you can contact the housing authority directly. Office operations may be different from usual, and it may take days or weeks to get a response.

Dodge County Housing Authority Website:

Dodge County Housing Authority Phone: (920) 386-2866.

Open Until Further Notice: Dodge County Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher 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Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.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 Waiting List

The Dodge County Housing Authority (DCHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open. This waiting list was opened in May 2011 and is open indefinitely

To apply, download the application here. One the application is completed, it can be e-mailed to, faxed to 920-386-2725, mailed to 491 E. Center St., Juneau, WI 53039 or submitted in person at that address.

If you are unable to download the application, contact the DCHA office at 920-386-2866.

Once an application has been submitted, it will be processed and assigned a number in the order it was received. This means there is an advantage to filling out an application earlier than others.

The DCHA has many families on its waiting list, and warns applicants that the waiting time to receive a voucher may be long. As of June 2015, the DCHA is currently processing applications through number 2011-112.

To check your stat us on the waiting list, call the DCHA at 920-386-2866.

When your name has reached the top of the waiting list, you will be contacted by mail to make an appointment with the DCHA for an interview. If there are any changes to your application such as mailing address and income changes, notify the DCHA immediately. If the DCHA is unable to reach you, your application will be terminated.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (920)386-2866.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 07/14/2017.

About Dodge County Housing Authority

More information about Dodge County Housing Authority can be found on its website at

Representatives of Dodge County Housing Authority may be available by phone at (920) 386-2866. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 05/16/2021, it is not known if Dodge County Housing Authority is either absorbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.

About the Dodge County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Dodge County Housing Authority manages 122 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, 2020:

Standard Ported Out
Vouchers 119 3
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $389 $755
Monthly Cost $46,349 $2,266

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Dodge County 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 12% having issued approximately 12 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 5 years and 8 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 19 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 1.7 persons and has a household income of $13,997 per year. 94% of households were very low income (VLI) and 61% were extremely low income (ELI). 22% 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 78% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

1% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 41% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 31% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 27% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 6% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

28% of households included children, 1% of which had two adults in the household. 25% of households with children have a female head of household. 81% of all households were headed by a female.

9% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 5% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Dodge County Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 33% include at least one person with a disability. 52% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 41% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

44% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 36% with 2 bedrooms and 20% with 3 or more bedrooms. 24% 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 Dodge County Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $343 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $404. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $101.

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.

Low Income Housing Managed by Dodge County Housing Authority

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