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Affordable Housing In Dunbar
Marinette County, Wisconsin

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Dunbar

Northland Lakeview Apartments

W10085 Pike Plains Rd
Dunbar, Wisconsin
2 BR
Market Rate
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Housing Authorities that serve Dunbar

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Dunbar, Wisconsin

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 7 affordable apartments for rent in Dunbar, Wisconsin.

Income Based Apartments in Dunbar, Wisconsin

Dunbar features 0 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 Dunbar, Wisconsin

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Dunbar, Wisconsin

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Dunbar, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $661 and $807.

2021 Dunbar, 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 $552 $557 $734 $913 $1,006
Payment Standard Range $497 to $607 $501 to $613 $661 to $807 $822 to $1,004 $905 to $1,107

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Dunbar, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 7
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 37.21%
Average Renter Household Size 5.19
Average Household Size 2.81
Median Household Income $38,942 ±$4,514
Median Rent $746 ±$615
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 31.25% ± 106.52pp
Total Population 121

Population and Household Demographics

Dunbar is a city in Marinette County, Wisconsin with a population of 121. There are 43 households in the city with an average household size of 2.81 persons. 37.21% of households in Dunbar are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Dunbar

The median gross income for households in Dunbar is $38,942 a year, or $3,245 a month. The median rent for the city is $746 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Dunbar, a household making less than $2,487 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 31.25% of households who rent are overburdened in Dunbar.

Area Median Income In Dunbar

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 Dunbar, the AMI is calculated from all households within Marinette County.

In Dunbar, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $59,200

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 Dunbar

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 Dunbar

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,900 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $24,800 $28,350 $31,900 $35,400 $38,250 $41,100 $43,900 $46,750
80% of Median $39,700 $45,350 $51,000 $56,650 $61,200 $65,750 $70,250 $74,800