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Affordable Housing In Ashland County
Wisconsin

15 Low Income Apartment Communities In Ashland County

Bad River Housing

Kinnickinnic Road, Maple Drive, and Denomie Street
Odanah, Wisconsin
Accepts Vouchers

Chequamegon Apartments

100 N 5th St
Butternut, Wisconsin
Subsidized

Ashland Arms

716 4th St W
Ashland, Wisconsin
Subsidized

Bay Ridge Apartments

409 Vaughn Ave
Ashland, Wisconsin
Subsidized

Daniel Kimball Villa

517 6th St W
Ashland, Wisconsin
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Mellen Housing

631 Crestview Ln
Mellen, Wisconsin
Subsidized

Hillside Village

562 Madison St
Glidden, Wisconsin
Subsidized

Robert Holmes Villa

522 Chapple Ave
Ashland, Wisconsin
Accepts Vouchers

Pinewood I - Mdi 21

1515 Beaser Ave
Ashland, Wisconsin
Subsidized

High Rise Scattered Sites

319 Chapple Ave
Ashland, Wisconsin

Housing Authorities that serve Ashland County

Housing Authority Programs
Ashland County 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.

Income Based Apartments in Ashland County, Wisconsin

Ashland County features 405 income based apartments. Tenants of income based apartments typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.

Low Rent Apartments in Ashland County, Wisconsin

There are 68 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Ashland County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Ashland County, Wisconsin

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Ashland County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Ashland County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Ashland County, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $666 and $814.

2020 Ashland County, Wisconsin Fair Market Rents and Housing Choice Voucher Payment Standards

Fair Market Rents can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Fair Market Rents are used by HUD to establish payment and rent standards for federal rental assistance programs like the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
Fair Market Rent $545 $562 $740 $922 $1,132
Payment Standard Range $491 to $600 $506 to $618 $666 to $814 $830 to $1,014 $1,019 to $1,245

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
Total Population 15,993

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.

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 $59,000

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 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 $14,900 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $24,800 $28,350 $31,900 $35,400 $38,250 $41,100 $43,900 $46,750
80% of Median $39,700 $45,350 $51,000 $56,650 $61,200 $65,750 $70,250 $74,800

Cities In Ashland County

Select A City to View its Apartment Communities and Waiting Lists.

City Served By
Agenda The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Agenda is the Ashland County Housing Authority.
Ashland The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ashland are the Ashland Housing Authority and Ashland County Housing Authority.
Birch Hill The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Birch Hill is the Ashland County Housing Authority.
Butternut The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Butternut is the Ashland County Housing Authority.
Chippewa The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chippewa is the Ashland County Housing Authority.
Clam Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clam Lake is the Ashland County Housing Authority.
Diaperville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Diaperville is the Ashland County Housing Authority.
Franks Field The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Franks Field is the Ashland County Housing Authority.
Gingles The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gingles is the Ashland County Housing Authority.
Glidden The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Glidden is the Ashland County Housing Authority.
Gordon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gordon is the Ashland County Housing Authority.
Jacobs The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jacobs is the Ashland County Housing Authority.
La Pointe The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves La Pointe is the Ashland County Housing Authority.
Marengo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Marengo is the Ashland County Housing Authority.
Mellen The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mellen is the Ashland County Housing Authority.
Morse The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Morse is the Ashland County Housing Authority.
New Odanah The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Odanah is the Ashland County Housing Authority.
Odanah The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Odanah is the Ashland County Housing Authority.
Peeksville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Peeksville is the Ashland County Housing Authority.
Sanborn The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sanborn is the Ashland County Housing Authority.
Shanagolden The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Shanagolden is the Ashland County Housing Authority.
White River The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves White River is the Ashland County Housing Authority.