Affordable Housing In Door County
Wisconsin

8 Low Income Apartment Communities In Door County

Bay Hill Apartments

613 N 12th Ave Apt 101
Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Orchard Valley

1252 N 12th Pl
Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Bayview Terrace

215 Mill Rd
Sister Bay, Wisconsin
Subsidized

Sunset View

709 N 7th Ave
Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
Subsidized

Williamstown Bay - Sturgeon Bay

133 N 15th Dr
Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

Bayview Apartments

910 S Elgin Ave
Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

Bayview Terrace Apartments

537 S Neenah Ave
Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
Subsidized

Bayview Terrace - South

178 W Park St
Forestville, Wisconsin
Subsidized
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Door County, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Door County, Wisconsin

Housing Authority Programs
Door County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Door County, Wisconsin

There are 8 low income housing apartment communities offering 444 affordable apartments for rent in Door County, Wisconsin.

Income Based Apartments in Door County, Wisconsin

Door County features 404 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 Door County, Wisconsin

There are 40 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Door County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Door County, Wisconsin

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Door County landlords $300 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Door County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Door County, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $787 and $961.

2022 Door 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
Door County, Wisconsin Fair Market Rent $714 $719 $874 $1,087 $1,224
Door County, Wisconsin Payment Standard Range $643 to $785 $647 to $791 $787 to $961 $978 to $1,196 $1,102 to $1,346

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Door County, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 8
Total Low Income Apartments 444
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 404
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 21.28%
Average Renter Household Size 1.84
Average Household Size 2.11
Median Household Income $51,928 ±$1,473
Median Rent $692 ±$27
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 37.73% ± 6.28pp
Total Population 27,731

Population and Household Demographics

Door County is a county in Wisconsin with a population of 27,731. There are 12,968 households in the county with an average household size of 2.11 persons. 21.28% of households in Door County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Door County

The median gross income for households in Door County is $51,928 a year, or $4,327 a month. The median rent for the county is $692 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Door County, a household making less than $2,307 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 37.73% of households who rent are overburdened in Door County.

Area Median Income In Door 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 Door County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $74,000

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 Door 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 Door County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Door County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,550 $17,800 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Door County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,900 $29,600 $33,300 $37,000 $40,000 $42,950 $45,900 $48,850
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Door County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$41,450 $47,400 $53,300 $59,200 $63,950 $68,700 $73,450 $78,150

Cities In Door County

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City Served By
Baileys Harbor The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Baileys Harbor is the Door County Housing Authority.
Brussels The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brussels is the Door County Housing Authority.
Clay Banks The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clay Banks is the Door County Housing Authority.
Egg Harbor The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Egg Harbor is the Door County Housing Authority.
Ellison Bay The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ellison Bay is the Door County Housing Authority.
Ephraim The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ephraim is the Door County Housing Authority.
Forestville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Forestville is the Door County Housing Authority.
Gardner The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gardner is the Door County Housing Authority.
Gibraltar The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gibraltar is the Door County Housing Authority.
Jacksonport The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jacksonport is the Door County Housing Authority.
Liberty Grove The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Liberty Grove is the Door County Housing Authority.
Little Sturgeon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Little Sturgeon is the Door County Housing Authority.
Nasewaupee The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nasewaupee is the Door County Housing Authority.
Sevastopol The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sevastopol is the Door County Housing Authority.
Sister Bay The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sister Bay is the Door County Housing Authority.
Sturgeon Bay The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sturgeon Bay is the Door County Housing Authority.
Union The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Union is the Door County Housing Authority.
Washington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Washington is the Door County Housing Authority.