Affordable Housing In Deerfield
Dane County, Wisconsin

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Deerfield

Deerfield Meadows

101 Washburn Rd
Deerfield, Wisconsin
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Housing Authorities that serve Deerfield

Housing Authority Programs
Dane County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency

Guide To Affordable Housing in Deerfield, Wisconsin

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 105 affordable apartments for rent in Deerfield, Wisconsin.

Income Based Apartments in Deerfield, Wisconsin

Deerfield features 105 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 Deerfield, Wisconsin

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Deerfield.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Deerfield, Wisconsin

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

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

2021 Deerfield, 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
Deerfield, Wisconsin Fair Market Rent $889 $1,039 $1,211 $1,641 $1,965
Deerfield, 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.

Deerfield, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 105
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 105
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.74%
Average Renter Household Size 1.96
Average Household Size 2.76
Median Household Income $73,846 ±$5,045
Median Rent $852 ±$126
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 60.18% ± 20.59pp
Total Population 2,631

Population and Household Demographics

Deerfield is a city in Dane County, Wisconsin with a population of 2,631. There are 952 households in the city with an average household size of 2.76 persons. 23.74% of households in Deerfield are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Deerfield

The median gross income for households in Deerfield is $73,846 a year, or $6,154 a month. The median rent for the city is $852 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Deerfield, a household making less than $2,840 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 60.18% of households who rent are overburdened in Deerfield.

Area Median Income In Deerfield

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

In Deerfield, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $103,100

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 Deerfield

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 Deerfield

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Deerfield AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$21,700 $24,800 $27,900 $30,950 $33,450 $35,950 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Deerfield AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$36,100 $41,250 $46,400 $51,550 $55,700 $59,800 $63,950 $68,050
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Deerfield AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$55,950 $63,950 $71,950 $79,900 $86,300 $92,700 $99,100 $105,500