. Low Income Apartments For Rent in Burlington, Wisconsin - Affordable Housing Online

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Fox Crossing Apartments

Burlington Bypass
Burlington, Wisconsin
Rent Assisted

Spring Brook Senior Apartments

1101 S Pine St
Burlington, Wisconsin
Rent Assisted

Wanda Frogg Villa

524 Summit Avenue
Burlington, Wisconsin
S. 811 Supportive

Chapel Terrace Town Homes

273 Chapel Ter
Burlington, Wisconsin
Call For Rent
3 BR

The Boardwalk

232 Bridge St
Burlington, Wisconsin
Rent Assisted

Foxtree Apts

658 Foxtree Circle
Burlington, Wisconsin
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural

Hillcrest Apartments

700 Meadow Ln
Burlington, Wisconsin
Rent Assisted
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There are 208 low-income apartments in Burlington that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 79 low-income homes in Burlington where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $326 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on January 2nd, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Burlington, Wisconsin

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Housing Authority Programs
Racine County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH)
Go to the Wisconsin Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Burlington.

Burlington, Wisconsin Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Burlington, Wisconsin

Burlington features 79 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 Burlington, Wisconsin

There are 208 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Burlington.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Burlington, Wisconsin

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Burlington, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $919 and $1,123.

2023 Burlington, 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
Burlington, Wisconsin Fair Market Rent $683 $778 $1,021 $1,329 $1,490
Burlington, Wisconsin Payment Standard Range $615 to $751 $700 to $856 $919 to $1,123 $1,196 to $1,462 $1,341 to $1,639

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Burlington, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 287
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 79
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 41.7%
Average Renter Household Size 2.17
Average Household Size 2.43
Median Household Income $52,822 ±$4,498
Median Rent $795 ±$139
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 55.74% ± 11.23pp
Total Population 10,548

Population and Household Demographics

Burlington is a city in Racine County, Wisconsin with a population of 10,548. There are 4,281 households in the city with an average household size of 2.43 persons. 41.7% of households in Burlington are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Burlington

The median gross income for households in Burlington is $52,822 a year, or $4,402 a month. The median rent for the city is $795 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Burlington, a household making less than $2,650 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 55.74% of households who rent are overburdened in Burlington.

Area Median Income In Burlington

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 Burlington, the AMI is calculated from all households within Racine County.

In Burlington, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $92,900

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 Burlington

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 Burlington

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Burlington AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$19,200 $21,950 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Burlington AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$32,000 $36,600 $41,150 $45,700 $49,400 $53,050 $56,700 $60,350
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Burlington AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$51,200 $58,500 $65,800 $73,100 $78,950 $84,800 $90,650 $96,500