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Affordable Housing In Dunn County
Wisconsin

23 Low Income Apartment Communities In Dunn County

Dancing Oaks

1963 Wilson Avenue
Menomonie, Wisconsin

Westwind Apartments

1005 Nordveien Dr
Boyceville, Wisconsin

Warren Knowles Manor

507 Cedar Court
Menomonie, Wisconsin

Gaylord Nelson Manor

603 East 21st Avenue
Menomonie, Wisconsin

University Village

2110 5th St E
Menomonie, Wisconsin
Subsidized

Tri City Housing

305 Galloway Ct
Menomonie, Wisconsin
Subsidized

Dunn County Elderly

201 Tiffany St
Boyceville, Wisconsin
Subsidized

Pinedale II

384 Red Cedar St
Menomonie, Wisconsin

Hosford Rich Apartments

1202 10th St E
Menomonie, Wisconsin

Birchwood Highlands Apartments

8005 Birch St
Weston, Wisconsin

Housing Authorities that serve Dunn County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Dunn County, Wisconsin

There are 23 low income housing apartment communities offering 955 affordable apartments for rent in Dunn County, Wisconsin.

Income Based Apartments in Dunn County, Wisconsin

Dunn County features 397 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 Dunn County, Wisconsin

There are 518 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Dunn County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Dunn County, Wisconsin

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Dunn County, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $710 and $868.

2020 Dunn 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 $625 $629 $789 $1,138 $1,146
Payment Standard Range $563 to $688 $566 to $692 $710 to $868 $1,024 to $1,252 $1,031 to $1,261

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Dunn County, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 23
Total Low Income Apartments 955
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 397
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 32.42%
Average Renter Household Size 2.29
Average Household Size 2.48
Median Household Income $49,788 ±$2,028
Median Rent $721 ±$30
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.23% ± 5.07pp
Total Population 44,159

Population and Household Demographics

Dunn County is a county in Wisconsin with a population of 44,159. There are 16,441 households in the county with an average household size of 2.48 persons. 32.42% of households in Dunn County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Dunn County

The median gross income for households in Dunn County is $49,788 a year, or $4,149 a month. The median rent for the county is $721 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Dunn County, a household making less than $2,403 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.23% of households who rent are overburdened in Dunn County.

Area Median Income In Dunn 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 Dunn County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $71,500

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 Dunn 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 Dunn County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,050 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $25,050 $28,600 $32,200 $35,750 $38,650 $41,500 $44,350 $47,200
80% of Median $40,050 $45,800 $51,500 $57,200 $61,800 $66,400 $70,950 $75,550

Cities In Dunn County

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City Served By
Boyceville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Boyceville is the Dunn County Housing Authority.
Colfax The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Colfax is the Dunn County Housing Authority.
Downing The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Downing is the Dunn County Housing Authority.
Downsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Downsville is the Dunn County Housing Authority.
Dunn The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dunn is the Dunn County Housing Authority.
Eau Galle The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Eau Galle is the Dunn County Housing Authority.
Elk Mound The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Elk Mound is the Dunn County Housing Authority.
Grant The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Grant is the Dunn County Housing Authority.
Hay River The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hay River is the Dunn County Housing Authority.
Knapp The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Knapp is the Dunn County Housing Authority.
Lucas The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lucas is the Dunn County Housing Authority.
Menomonie The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Menomonie are the Menomonie Housing Authority and Dunn County Housing Authority.
New Haven The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Haven is the Dunn County Housing Authority.
Otter Creek The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Otter Creek is the Dunn County Housing Authority.
Peru The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Peru is the Dunn County Housing Authority.
Red Cedar The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Red Cedar is the Dunn County Housing Authority.
Ridgeland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ridgeland is the Dunn County Housing Authority.
Rock Creek The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rock Creek is the Dunn County Housing Authority.
Sand Creek The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sand Creek is the Dunn County Housing Authority.
Sheridan The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sheridan is the Dunn County Housing Authority.
Sherman The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sherman is the Dunn County Housing Authority.
Spring Brook The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Spring Brook is the Dunn County Housing Authority.
Stanton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Stanton is the Dunn County Housing Authority.
Tainter The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tainter is the Dunn County Housing Authority.
Tainter Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tainter Lake is the Dunn County Housing Authority.
Tiffany The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tiffany is the Dunn County Housing Authority.
Weston The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Weston is the Dunn County Housing Authority.
Wheeler The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wheeler is the Dunn County Housing Authority.
Wilson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wilson is the Dunn County Housing Authority.