Affordable Housing In Brown Deer
7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Brown Deer
Housing Authorities that serve Brown Deer
|Milwaukee County Housing Division||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Brown Deer, Wisconsin
There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 629 affordable apartments for rent in Brown Deer, Wisconsin.
Income Based Apartments in Brown Deer, Wisconsin
Brown Deer features 0 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 Brown Deer, Wisconsin
There are 589 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Brown Deer.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Brown Deer, Wisconsin
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Brown Deer landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Brown Deer.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Brown Deer, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $830 and $1,014.
2020 Brown Deer, 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||$628||$761||$922||$1,177||$1,303|
|Payment Standard Range||$565 to $691||$685 to $837||$830 to $1,014||$1,059 to $1,295||$1,173 to $1,433|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Brown Deer, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||7|
|Total Low Income Apartments||629|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||0|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||33.94%|
|Average Renter Household Size||1.80|
|Average Household Size||2.23|
|Median Household Income||$55,239 ±$7,824|
|Median Rent||$900 ±$47|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||50.68% ± 9.63pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Brown Deer is a city in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin with a population of 12,101. There are 5,389 households in the city with an average household size of 2.23 persons. 33.94% of households in Brown Deer are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Brown Deer
The median gross income for households in Brown Deer is $55,239 a year, or $4,603 a month. The median rent for the city is $900 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Brown Deer, a household making less than $3,000 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50.68% of households who rent are overburdened in Brown Deer.
Area Median Income In Brown Deer
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.
HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Brown Deer, the AMI is calculated from all households within Milwaukee County.
In Brown Deer, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $83,800
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 Brown Deer
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 Brown Deer
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$17,650||$20,150||$22,650||$26,200||$30,680||$35,160||$39,640||$44,120|
|50% of Median||$29,350||$33,550||$37,750||$41,900||$45,300||$48,650||$52,000||$55,350|
|80% of Median||$46,950||$53,650||$60,350||$67,050||$72,450||$77,800||$83,150||$88,550|