Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Cudahy, WI

Discover affordable housing in Cudahy where there are 11+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Layton Square

3553 E Layton Ave, Cudahy, Wisconsin 53110

Cudahy Commons Apartments Homes

4550 S Nicholson Avenue, Cudahy, Wisconsin 53110

Evergreen Square - Cudahy

3717 East Ramsey Avenue, #101, Cudahy, Wisconsin 53110

Washington Square

4816 South Packard Avenue, #100, Cudahy, Wisconsin 53110

Buckhorn Station

4560 S. Nicholson Ave., Cudahy, Wisconsin 53110

Nicholson Square Apartments

4600 S Nicholson Ave, Cudahy, Wisconsin 53110

Cifaldi Square

5555 S Kirkwood Ave, Cudahy, Wisconsin 53110

Williamstown Bay II

350 E Ramsey Ave, Cudahy, Wisconsin 53110

Williamstown Bay III

3300 E Ramsey Ave, Cudahy, Wisconsin 53110

Williamstown Bay I

3400 E Ramsey Ave, Cudahy, Wisconsin 53110

The New Meadow View Apartments

2810 E Edgerton Ave, Cudahy, Wisconsin 53110

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Cudahy, Wisconsin
$14.91 (+206%) more than Wisconsin minimum wage and $14.91 (+206%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Cudahy, 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Cudahy, Wisconsin.

Go to the Wisconsin Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Cudahy.

How many renters live in Cudahy, Wisconsin?

The City of Cudahy has 18,087 people living in 8,603 households.

There are 6,534 renters living in 3,257 renter households in this City. Renters make up 36.13 percent of the population living in Cudahy.

What is the rental market like in Cudahy, Wisconsin?

There are an estimated 8,876 housing units in the Cudahy area. Of these, 3,299 units are rental homes, making up 37 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Cudahy, Wisconsin, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Cudahy?

The rental vacancy rate in Cudahy is 1 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Cudahy for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Cudahy
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
137 905 1,437 702 44
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Cudahy

A large number of apartments in Cudahy have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Cudahy are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 38 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 17 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Cudahy

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $845 to $1,592. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $845
One BR $979
Two BR $1,170
Three BR $1,460
Four BR $1,592
2024 Fair Market Rents in Cudahy, Wisconsin

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Cudahy?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 77 56 percent
One BR 729 81 percent
Two BR 967 67 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Cudahy, Wisconsin

How many affordable rental units are in Cudahy?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Cudahy, Wisconsin including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 392
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 202
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly 33
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Cudahy, Wisconsin

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Cudahy, Wisconsin

Cudahy features 228 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 Cudahy, Wisconsin

There are 471 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Cudahy.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Cudahy, Wisconsin

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Cudahy landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Cudahy.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Cudahy, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,053 and $1,287.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.