Affordable Housing In Calumet County
39 Low Income Apartment Communities In Calumet County
Guide To Affordable Housing in Calumet County, Wisconsin
There are 39 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,863 affordable apartments for rent in Calumet County, Wisconsin.
Income Based Apartments in Calumet County, Wisconsin
Calumet County features 853 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 Calumet County, Wisconsin
There are 1,010 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Calumet County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Calumet County, Wisconsin
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Calumet County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Calumet County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Calumet County, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $729 and $891.
2020 Calumet 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||$598||$624||$810||$1,124||$1,128|
|Payment Standard Range||$538 to $658||$562 to $686||$729 to $891||$1,012 to $1,236||$1,015 to $1,241|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Calumet County, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||39|
|Total Low Income Apartments||1,863|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||853|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||18.86%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.18|
|Average Household Size||2.66|
|Median Household Income||$67,427 ±$1,946|
|Median Rent||$707 ±$45|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||36.78% ± 5.72pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Calumet County is a county in Wisconsin with a population of 49,678. There are 18,583 households in the county with an average household size of 2.66 persons. 18.86% of households in Calumet County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Calumet County
The median gross income for households in Calumet County is $67,427 a year, or $5,619 a month. The median rent for the county is $707 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Calumet County, a household making less than $2,357 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.78% of households who rent are overburdened in Calumet County.
Area Median Income In Calumet 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 Calumet County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $86,400
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 Calumet 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 Calumet County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$18,150||$20,750||$23,350||$26,200||$30,680||$35,160||$39,640||$44,120|
|50% of Median||$30,250||$34,600||$38,900||$43,200||$46,700||$50,150||$53,600||$57,050|
|80% of Median||$48,400||$55,300||$62,200||$69,100||$74,650||$80,200||$85,700||$91,250|
Cities In Calumet County
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|Appleton||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Appleton is the Appleton Housing Authority.|
|Brillion||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brillion is the Brillion Housing Authority.|
|Chilton||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chilton is the Chilton Housing Authority.|
|Woodville||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Woodville is the Woodville Housing Authority.|