. Low Income Apartments For Rent in Fitchburg, Wisconsin - Affordable Housing Online

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Mckee Park Apartments

2931 Chapel Valley Rd
Fitchburg, Wisconsin
S. 202
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1 BR

Debra Beebe Apartments

2100 Apache Dr
Fitchburg, Wisconsin
S. 811 Supportive

Nakoma Heights Apartments

4929 Chalet Gardens Road
Fitchburg, Wisconsin
Rent Assisted
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1-2 BR

Maple Lawn Apartments

2861 Coho St
Fitchburg, Wisconsin
Rent Assisted
1-2 BR

The Limerick Townhomes and Senior Apartments

5128 Lacy Rd
Fitchburg, Wisconsin
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1-3 BR

The Highline Senior Apartments

2001 Traceway Dr
Fitchburg, Wisconsin
Rent Assisted
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1-2 BR

Housing Horizon Chapel Valley 2

5781 Chapel Valley Rd
Fitchburg, Wisconsin
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Fitchburg Springs Apartments Homes

3317 Leopold Way
Fitchburg, Wisconsin
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Chapel Valley Apartments Homes

5771 Chapel Valley Rd
Fitchburg, Wisconsin
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King James Court Apartments

5663 King James Ct
Fitchburg, Wisconsin
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There are 772 low-income apartments in Fitchburg that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 48 low-income homes in Fitchburg where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $430 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on August 3rd, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Fitchburg, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Dane County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency
Go to the Wisconsin Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Fitchburg.

Fitchburg, Wisconsin Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Fitchburg, Wisconsin

Fitchburg features 48 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 Fitchburg, Wisconsin

There are 772 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Fitchburg.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Fitchburg, Wisconsin

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Fitchburg landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Fitchburg.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Fitchburg, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,240 and $1,516.

2023 Fitchburg, 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
Fitchburg, Wisconsin Fair Market Rent $1,007 $1,183 $1,378 $1,810 $2,041
Fitchburg, Wisconsin Payment Standard Range $906 to $1,108 $1,065 to $1,301 $1,240 to $1,516 $1,629 to $1,991 $1,837 to $2,245

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Fitchburg, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 10
Total Low Income Apartments 820
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 48
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 50.6%
Average Renter Household Size 2.33
Average Household Size 2.36
Median Household Income $61,346 ±$4,005
Median Rent $875 ±$20
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.89% ± 6.37pp
Total Population 26,616

Population and Household Demographics

Fitchburg is a city in Dane County, Wisconsin with a population of 26,616. There are 10,791 households in the city with an average household size of 2.36 persons. 50.6% of households in Fitchburg are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Fitchburg

The median gross income for households in Fitchburg is $61,346 a year, or $5,112 a month. The median rent for the city is $875 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Fitchburg, a household making less than $2,917 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.89% of households who rent are overburdened in Fitchburg.

Area Median Income In Fitchburg

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 Fitchburg, the AMI is calculated from all households within Dane County.

In Fitchburg, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $123,400

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 Fitchburg

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 Fitchburg

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Fitchburg AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$25,700 $29,350 $33,000 $36,650 $39,600 $42,550 $45,450 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Fitchburg AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$42,750 $48,850 $54,950 $61,050 $65,950 $70,850 $75,750 $80,600
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Fitchburg AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$66,300 $75,750 $85,200 $94,650 $102,250 $109,800 $117,400 $124,950