Affordable Housing In Burnett County
Wisconsin

8 Low Income Apartment Communities In Burnett County

Lilac Grove Apartments

24145 1st Ave
Siren, Wisconsin
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Big Gust Terrace

105 E Saint George Ave
Grantsburg, Wisconsin
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Burnett Co H a Bc1

24144 4th Ave
Siren, Wisconsin
Subsidized

Burnett County Housing

24095 Ellis Ave
Siren, Wisconsin
Subsidized

Crexway Court

213 W Burnett Ave
Grantsburg, Wisconsin

Burnett Co Lr

7350 Main St E
Webster, Wisconsin

Camelot Court Bcha

7324 E Main St
Webster, Wisconsin

Courtyard Square

201 W Broadway Ave.
Grantsburg, Wisconsin
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Burnett County, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Burnett County, Wisconsin

Housing Authority Programs
Burnett County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Burnett County, Wisconsin

There are 8 low income housing apartment communities offering 192 affordable apartments for rent in Burnett County, Wisconsin.

Income Based Apartments in Burnett County, Wisconsin

Burnett County features 192 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 Burnett County, Wisconsin

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Burnett County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Burnett County, Wisconsin

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Burnett County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Burnett County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Burnett County, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $743 and $908.

2022 Burnett 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
Burnett County, Wisconsin Fair Market Rent $548 $627 $825 $1,020 $1,156
Burnett County, Wisconsin Payment Standard Range $493 to $603 $564 to $690 $743 to $908 $918 to $1,122 $1,040 to $1,272

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Burnett County, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 8
Total Low Income Apartments 192
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 192
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 19.6%
Average Renter Household Size 2.08
Average Household Size 2.08
Median Household Income $41,135 ±$1,421
Median Rent $624 ±$34
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.01% ± 4.63pp
Total Population 15,334

Population and Household Demographics

Burnett County is a county in Wisconsin with a population of 15,334. There are 7,312 households in the county with an average household size of 2.08 persons. 19.6% of households in Burnett County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Burnett County

The median gross income for households in Burnett County is $41,135 a year, or $3,428 a month. The median rent for the county is $624 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Burnett County, a household making less than $2,080 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.01% of households who rent are overburdened in Burnett County.

Area Median Income In Burnett 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 Burnett County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $61,600

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 Burnett 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 Burnett County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Burnett County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,100 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Burnett County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,150 $28,750 $32,350 $35,900 $38,800 $41,650 $44,550 $47,400
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Burnett County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$40,250 $46,000 $51,750 $57,450 $62,050 $66,650 $71,250 $75,850

Cities In Burnett County

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City Served By
Anderson The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Anderson are the Burnett County Housing Authority, Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc.
Blaine The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Blaine are the Burnett County Housing Authority, Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc.
Danbury The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Danbury are the Burnett County Housing Authority, Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc.
Daniels The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Daniels are the Burnett County Housing Authority, Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc.
Dewey The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Dewey are the Burnett County Housing Authority, Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc.
Grantsburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Grantsburg are the Grantsburg Housing Authority, Burnett County Housing Authority, Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc.
La Follette The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve La Follette are the Burnett County Housing Authority, Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc.
Lincoln The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lincoln are the Burnett County Housing Authority, Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc.
Meenon The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Meenon are the Burnett County Housing Authority, Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc.
Oakland The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Oakland are the Burnett County Housing Authority, Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc.
Roosevelt The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Roosevelt are the Burnett County Housing Authority, Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc.
Rusk The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Rusk are the Burnett County Housing Authority, Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc.
Sand Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Sand Lake are the Burnett County Housing Authority, Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc.
Scott The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Scott are the Burnett County Housing Authority, Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc.
Siren The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Siren are the Burnett County Housing Authority, Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc.
Swiss The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Swiss are the Burnett County Housing Authority, Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc.
Trade Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Trade Lake are the Burnett County Housing Authority, Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc.
Union The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Union are the Burnett County Housing Authority, Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc.
Webb Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Webb Lake are the Burnett County Housing Authority, Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc.
Webster The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Webster are the Burnett County Housing Authority, Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc.
West Marshland The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve West Marshland are the Burnett County Housing Authority, Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc.
Wood River The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Wood River are the Burnett County Housing Authority, Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc.