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Affordable Housing In Florence County
Wisconsin

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Florence County

Florence Terrace

1 Chapin St
Florence, Wisconsin
Subsidized
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Housing Authorities that serve Florence County

Housing Authority Programs
Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Newcap Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Florence County, Wisconsin

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 24 affordable apartments for rent in Florence County, Wisconsin.

Income Based Apartments in Florence County, Wisconsin

Florence County features 24 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 Florence County, Wisconsin

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Florence County, Wisconsin

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

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

2021 Florence 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
Florence County, Wisconsin Fair Market Rent $500 $557 $734 $913 $1,044
Florence County, Wisconsin Payment Standard Range $450 to $550 $501 to $613 $661 to $807 $822 to $1,004 $940 to $1,148

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Florence County, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 24
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 24
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 13.08%
Average Renter Household Size 2.18
Average Household Size 2.32
Median Household Income $48,643 ±$4,611
Median Rent $506 ±$118
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 22.09% ± 13.35pp
Total Population 4,476

Population and Household Demographics

Florence County is a county in Wisconsin with a population of 4,476. There are 1,904 households in the county with an average household size of 2.32 persons. 13.08% of households in Florence County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Florence County

The median gross income for households in Florence County is $48,643 a year, or $4,054 a month. The median rent for the county is $506 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Florence County, a household making less than $1,687 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 22.09% of households who rent are overburdened in Florence County.

Area Median Income In Florence 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 Florence County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $62,800

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 Florence 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 Florence County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Florence County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,100 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Florence County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,150 $28,750 $32,350 $35,900 $38,800 $41,650 $44,550 $47,400
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Florence County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$40,250 $46,000 $51,750 $57,450 $62,050 $66,650 $71,250 $75,850

Cities In Florence County

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City Served By
Aurora The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Aurora are the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Newcap.
Commonwealth The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Commonwealth are the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Newcap.
Fence The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Fence are the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Newcap.
Fern The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Fern are the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Newcap.
Florence The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Florence are the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Newcap.
Homestead The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Homestead are the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Newcap.
Long Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Long Lake are the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Newcap.
Tipler The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Tipler are the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority and Newcap.