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Affordable Housing In Cottage Grove
Dane County, Wisconsin

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Cottage Grove

M00 80208.181.056.405 Cottage Grove

405 W Cottage Grove Rd
Cottage Grove, Wisconsin

Wisconsin

512 Westlawn Dr
Cottage Grove, Wisconsin
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Housing Authorities that serve Cottage Grove

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Cottage Grove, Wisconsin

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 65 affordable apartments for rent in Cottage Grove, Wisconsin.

Income Based Apartments in Cottage Grove, Wisconsin

Cottage Grove 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 Cottage Grove, Wisconsin

There are 65 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Cottage Grove.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Cottage Grove, Wisconsin

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Cottage Grove landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Cottage Grove.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Cottage Grove, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,090 and $1,332.

2021 Cottage Grove, 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
Cottage Grove, Wisconsin Fair Market Rent $889 $1,039 $1,211 $1,641 $1,965
Cottage Grove, Wisconsin Payment Standard Range $800 to $978 $935 to $1,143 $1,090 to $1,332 $1,477 to $1,805 $1,769 to $2,162

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Cottage Grove, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 65
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters %
Average Renter Household Size 0.00
Average Household Size 0.00
Median Household Income $0 ±$0
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Total Population 0

Population and Household Demographics

Cottage Grove is a city in Dane County, Wisconsin with a population of 0. There are 0 households in the city with an average household size of 0.00 persons. % of households in Cottage Grove are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Cottage Grove

The median gross income for households in Cottage Grove is $0 a year, or $0 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Area Median Income In Cottage Grove

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 Cottage Grove, the AMI is calculated from all households within Dane County.

In Cottage Grove, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $100,100

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 Cottage Grove

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 Cottage Grove

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Cottage Grove AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$21,050 $24,050 $27,050 $30,050 $32,500 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Cottage Grove AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$35,050 $40,050 $45,050 $50,050 $54,100 $58,100 $62,100 $66,100
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Cottage Grove AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$54,950 $62,800 $70,650 $78,500 $84,800 $91,100 $97,350 $103,650