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Affordable Housing In Douglas County

26 Low Income Apartment Communities In Douglas County

Charles Rasmussen Villa

5515 E 3rd Street
Superior, Wisconsin
Disabled Supportive Housing

Royalton Manor

1900 New York Ave
Superior, Wisconsin

Douglas County Arc

3105 Cumming Ave
Superior, Wisconsin
Elderly Supportive Housing

C. L. Lund Regina Hill Apartments

914 Tower Ave
Superior, Wisconsin

Superior Golden Apartments

2315 Banks Ave
Superior, Wisconsin

Superior Townhomes

A Aspen Ct
Superior, Wisconsin

Phoenix Villa Apartments

1100 Weeks Ave
Superior, Wisconsin
Elderly Supportive Housing

St Croix West Apartments

9008 E Baldwin Ave
Solon Springs, Wisconsin

Westbay Apartments

1104 John Ave
Superior, Wisconsin
Disabled Supportive Housing

Oakwood Apartments

1112 John Ave
Superior, Wisconsin
Disabled Supportive Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Douglas County, Wisconsin

There are 26 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,697 affordable apartments for rent in Douglas County, Wisconsin.

Income Based Apartments in Douglas County, Wisconsin

Douglas County features 1,394 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 Douglas County, Wisconsin

There are 303 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Douglas County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Douglas County, Wisconsin

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Douglas County, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $734 and $898.

2020 Douglas 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
Fair Market Rent $601 $622 $816 $1,052 $1,279
Payment Standard Range $541 to $661 $560 to $684 $734 to $898 $947 to $1,157 $1,151 to $1,407

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Douglas County, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 26
Total Low Income Apartments 1,697
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,394
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 31.81%
Average Renter Household Size 2.03
Average Household Size 2.28
Median Household Income $47,095 ±$2,086
Median Rent $696 ±$25
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.84% ± 4.12pp
Total Population 43,799

Population and Household Demographics

Douglas County is a county in Wisconsin with a population of 43,799. There are 18,581 households in the county with an average household size of 2.28 persons. 31.81% of households in Douglas County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Douglas County

The median gross income for households in Douglas County is $47,095 a year, or $3,925 a month. The median rent for the county is $696 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Douglas County, a household making less than $2,320 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.84% of households who rent are overburdened in Douglas County.

Area Median Income In Douglas 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 Douglas County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $76,800

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 Douglas 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 Douglas County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,150 $18,450 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $26,900 $30,750 $34,600 $38,400 $41,500 $44,550 $47,650 $50,700
80% of Median $43,050 $49,200 $55,350 $61,450 $66,400 $71,300 $76,200 $81,150

Cities In Douglas County

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City Served By
Days Creek
Lake Nebagamon
Roseburg North
Solon Springs
Superior The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Superior is the Housing Authority of the City of Superior.
Winchester Bay