Sheboygan Housing Authority

611 N Water Street
Sheboygan, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin 53082
(920) 459-3466

Sheboygan Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency in Sheboygan, Wisconsin that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of June 26th, 2019, Sheboygan Housing Authority has 2 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Sheboygan Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Sheboygan Housing Authority serves Sheboygan.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Sheboygan Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Open Indefinitely
Public Housing Open Indefinitely

Open Sheboygan Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Open Indefinitely: Sheboygan Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Sheboygan Housing Authority (SHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open until further notice.

There are two ways to apply:

  1. Visit the SHA to pick up a pre-application, located at 611 N. Water Street, Sheboygan, WI 53081, during normal office hours.
  2. Download a pre-applicaiton on the SHA home page titled "Housing Authority Assistance Application" under "Forms" in the middle of the web page, then print and complete.

Once the pre-application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above.

No documents are needed at this time.

For more information, visit the SHA website, or call the office at (920) 459-3466 from 8:00 am until 4:30 pm CT, Monday-Friday.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (920)459-3466.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 07/14/2017.

Open Indefinitely: Public Housing Waiting List

The Sheboygan Housing Authority (SHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for families and senior/disabled households.

The SHA offers one Public Housing community with 238 units for families and senior/disabled households, ranging in size from studios to 3 bedrooms.

There are two ways to apply:

  1. Visit the SHA to pick up a pre-application, located at 611 N. Water Street, Sheboygan, WI 53081 during normal office hours.
  2. Download a pre-application on the SHA home page, located in the middle of the web page titled "Housing Authority Assistance Application," then print and complete.
Once the pre-application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above.

No documents are needed at this time.

No preferences were noted.

For more information, visit the SHA website, or call the office at (920) 459-3466 from 8:00 am until 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (920)459-3466.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 09/04/2015.

About Sheboygan Housing Authority

More information about Sheboygan Housing Authority can be found on its website at http://www.sheboyganwi.gov/departments/housing-authority/.

HCV Portability Status

As of 06/26/2019, it is not known if Sheboygan 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 Sheboygan Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Sheboygan Housing Authority manages 110 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each:

Standard
Vouchers 110
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $465
Monthly Cost $51,108

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Sheboygan 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 23% having issued approximately 6 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 5 years and 2 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 11 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 3.2 persons and has a household income of $13,851 per year. 98% of households were very low income (VLI) and 79% were extremely low income (ELI). 40% of households had wages as a major source of income, 5% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 52% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

5% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 69% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 15% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 11% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, -1% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

75% of households included children, 3% of which had two adults in the household. 65% of households with children have a female head of household. 84% of all households were headed by a female.

50% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 21% of all heads of households being Black and 1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Sheboygan Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 10% include at least one person with a disability. 25% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 43% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

14% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 29% with 2 bedrooms and 57% with 3 or more bedrooms. 15% 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 Sheboygan Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $335 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $515. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $120.



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 Operated by Sheboygan Housing Authority

Wasserman Apartments Tamarack Hs

2201 Erie Ave
Sheboygan, WI
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