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Sheboygan Housing Authority

611 N Water Street
Sheboygan, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin 53082

Sheboygan Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of July 8th, 2020, 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 Until Further Notice
Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Open Sheboygan 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.

Sheboygan Housing Authority Website: http://www.sheboyganwi.gov/departments/housing-authority/.

Sheboygan Housing Authority Phone: (920) 459-3466.

Open Until Further Notice: Sheboygan 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Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.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 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 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 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/.

Representatives of Sheboygan Housing Authority may be available by phone at (920) 459-3466. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 07/08/2020, 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 HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Sheboygan Housing Authority manages 168 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 Tenant Protection
Vouchers 103 65
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $435 $393
Monthly Cost $44,778 $25,535

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 Apartments Operated by Sheboygan Housing Authority

Wasserman Apartments Tamarack Hs

2201 Erie Ave
Sheboygan, Wisconsin