Affordable Housing In Burnett County
Wisconsin

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Burnett County

Big Gust Terrace

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

Burnett Co H a Bc1

24144 4th Ave
Siren, WI
Subsidized

Burnett County Housing

24095 Ellis Ave
Siren, WI
Subsidized

Lilac Grove Apartments

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

Crexway Court

213 W Burnett Ave
Grantsburg, WI

Burnett Co Lr

7350 Main St E
Webster, WI
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Housing Authorities that serve Burnett County

Housing Authority Programs
Burnett County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Other Housing Authorities located in Burnett County

Housing Authority Programs
Grantsburg Housing Authority Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Burnett County, Wisconsin

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 173 affordable apartments for rent in Burnett County, Wisconsin. Burnett County features 173 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 0 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Burnett County.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Burnett County, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 173
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 173
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.1

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 $55,100

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 Burnett County HUD Rental Assistance in Burnett 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

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Burnett County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $23,950 $27,400 $30,800 $34,200 $36,950 $39,700 $42,450 $45,150
60% of Median $28,740 $32,880 $36,960 $41,040 $44,340 $47,640 $50,940 $54,180

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Burnett County is $36,960 a year, or $3,080 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $3,080 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $924 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $599 $642 $770 $889 $993 $1,095
60% $719 $770 $924 $1,067 $1,191 $1,314
Fair Market Rents in Burnett 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
$491 $572 $754 $940 $1,026

Cities In Burnett County

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City Listings Served By
Siren 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Siren is the Burnett County Housing Authority.
Grantsburg 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Grantsburg are the Grantsburg Housing Authority and Burnett County Housing Authority.
Anderson 0
Blaine 0
Danbury 0
Daniels 0
Dewey 0
La Follette 0
Lincoln 0
Meenon 0
Oakland 0
Roosevelt 0
Rusk 0
Sand Lake 0
Scott 0
Swiss 0
Trade Lake 0
Union 0
Webb Lake 0
Webster 1
West Marshland 0
Wood River 0