Affordable Housing In Cuba City
Grant County, Wisconsin

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Cuba City

Cuba City Apartments

500 S Jefferson St
Cuba City, Wisconsin

Willowbrook Family Apartments

420 E Kelly St
Cuba City, Wisconsin

Maplewood Glen Senior Living Community

714 S Clinton St
Cuba City, Wisconsin
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Housing Authorities that serve Cuba City

Housing Authority Programs
Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Cuba City, Wisconsin

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 115 affordable apartments for rent in Cuba City, Wisconsin.

Income Based Apartments in Cuba City, Wisconsin

Cuba City features 86 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 Cuba City, Wisconsin

There are 29 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Cuba City.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Cuba City, Wisconsin

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Cuba City, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $661 and $807.

2021 Cuba City, 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
Cuba City, Wisconsin Fair Market Rent $573 $577 $734 $951 $1,271
Cuba City, Wisconsin Payment Standard Range $516 to $630 $519 to $635 $661 to $807 $856 to $1,046 $1,144 to $1,398

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Cuba City, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 115
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 86
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.29%
Average Renter Household Size 1.73
Average Household Size 2.20
Median Household Income $49,458 ±$3,170
Median Rent $708 ±$81
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 26.48% ± 11.06pp
Total Population 1,917

Population and Household Demographics

Cuba City is a city in Grant County, Wisconsin with a population of 1,917. There are 833 households in the city with an average household size of 2.20 persons. 26.29% of households in Cuba City are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Cuba City

The median gross income for households in Cuba City is $49,458 a year, or $4,122 a month. The median rent for the city is $708 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Cuba City, a household making less than $2,360 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 26.48% of households who rent are overburdened in Cuba City.

Area Median Income In Cuba City

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 Cuba City, the AMI is calculated from all households within Grant County.

In Cuba City, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $70,400

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 Cuba City

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 Cuba City

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Cuba City 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 Cuba City 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 Cuba City 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