Affordable Housing In Ashland County
15 Low Income Apartment Communities In Ashland County
Housing Authorities that serve Ashland County
|Ashland County Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Other Housing Authorities located in Ashland County
|Ashland Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Ashland County, Wisconsin
There are 15 low income housing apartment communities offering 473 affordable apartments for rent in Ashland County, Wisconsin. Ashland County features 405 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 68 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Ashland County.
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Ashland County, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||15|
|Total Low Income Apartments||473|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||405|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||30.68%|
|Average Renter Household Size||1.93|
|Average Household Size||2.29|
|Median Household Income||$39,381 ±$1,885|
|Median Rent||$614 ±$44|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||41.1% ± 6.6pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Ashland County is a County in Wisconsin with a population of 15,993. There are 6,718 households in the county with an average household size of 2.29 persons. 30.68% of households in Ashland County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Ashland County
The median gross income for households in Ashland County is $39,381 a year, or $3,282 a month. The median rent for the county is $614 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Ashland County, a household making less than $2,047 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.1% of households who rent are overburdened in Ashland County.1
Area Median Income In Ashland County
Affordable housing program eligibility is always determined by one's income. Each household's income is compared to the incomes of all other households in the area. This is accomplished through a statistic established by the government called the Area Median Income, most often referred to as AMI. The AMI is calculated and published each year by HUD.
In Ashland County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $54,500
Most affordable housing programs determine eligibility based on the percent of AMI a given household's income is. Among the programs that determine eligibility based on the AMI are Section 8, HOME, LIHTC, Section 515, 202 and 811.
Rental Assistance in Ashland County
Rental assistance is a type of housing subsidy that pays for a portion of a renter’s monthly housing costs, including rent and tenant paid utilities. This housing assistance can come in the form of Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, project-based Section 8 contracts, public housing, USDA Rental Assistance (in Section 515 properties) as well as HUD Section 202 and 811 properties for elderly and disabled households.
Income Qualifications for Ashland County HUD Rental Assistance in Ashland County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$14,350||$16,910||$21,330||$25,750||$30,170||$34,590||$39,010||$43,430|
|50% of Median||$23,950||$27,400||$30,800||$34,200||$36,950||$39,700||$42,450||$45,150|
|80% of Median||$38,300||$43,800||$49,250||$54,700||$59,100||$63,500||$67,850||$72,250|
Fair Market Rents in Ashland County
Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.
2020 Fair Market Rents
|Studio||One BR||Two BR||Three BR||Four BR|
Cities In Ashland County
Select A City to View its Apartment Communities and Waiting Lists.
|Ashland||8||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ashland are the Ashland Housing Authority and Ashland County Housing Authority.|
|Butternut||2||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Butternut is the Ashland County Housing Authority.|
|Mellen||1||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mellen is the Ashland County Housing Authority.|
|Glidden||1||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Glidden is the Ashland County Housing Authority.|
|La Pointe||1||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves La Pointe is the Ashland County Housing Authority.|