Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Douglas County, WI

Discover affordable housing in Douglas County where there are 31+ 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.


1219 N 8th St, Superior, Wisconsin 54880

bed 1-4

Billings Park Villas

1219 N 8th St, Superior, WI 54880, Superior, Wisconsin 54880

bed 1

Brule Valley Apts 2

14013 E Brule Valley Ave, Brule, Wisconsin

Park Place Homes

612 N 12th St, Superior, Wisconsin 54880

Catlin Court

418 N 12th St, Superior, Wisconsin 54880


1605 Oakes Ave, Superior, Wisconsin 54880

Northernaire Apartments at West Superior II

1705 Oakes Ave, Superior, Wisconsin 54880

Rosewood Housing Development

602 Weeks Ave, Superior, Wisconsin 54880

M97 Northwest Csa

1402 John Ave, Superior, Wisconsin 54880

Northernaire Aparmtents

1615 Oakes Ave, Superior, Wisconsin 54880


N 7th and Clough Ave, Superior, Wisconsin 54880

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payment Subsidized
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elderly Senior
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible
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How To Identify Affordable Housing in Douglas County, Wisconsin

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
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Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Douglas County, Wisconsin
$13.83 (+191%) more than Wisconsin minimum wage and $13.83 (+191%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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How many renters live in Douglas County, Wisconsin?

The County of Douglas County has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this County. Renters make up 23.69 percent of the population living in Douglas County.

What is the rental market like in Douglas County, Wisconsin?

There are an estimated housing units in the Douglas County area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Douglas County, Wisconsin, there are 1.05 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Douglas County?

The rental vacancy rate in Douglas County is 3 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 Douglas County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Douglas County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
400 1,818 2,157 954 207
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Douglas County

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

How Much Is Rent in Douglas County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $762 to $1,889. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $762
One BR $868
Two BR $1,113
Three BR $1,485
Four BR $1,889
2024 Fair Market Rents in Douglas County, Wisconsin

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

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 330 83 percent
One BR 1,250 69 percent
Two BR 1,429 66 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Douglas County, Wisconsin

How many affordable rental units are in Douglas County?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Douglas County, Wisconsin

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

Income Based Apartments in Douglas County, Wisconsin

Douglas County features 1,415 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 356 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 $1,002 and $1,224.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.