Gillett, Wisconsin Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 0 income based apartments in Gillett where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 100 affordable apartments in Gillett that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Gillett, Wisconsin

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Gillett. Go to the Wisconsin Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Gillett.

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Affordable Housing Near Gillett

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City Apartments
Oconto, WI Affordable Housing programs support 6 apartment communities in Oconto.
Oconto Falls, WI Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Oconto Falls.
Suring, WI Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Suring.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Gillett, 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
Oconto County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Newcap Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the Wisconsin Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Gillett.

Gillett, Wisconsin Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Gillett, Wisconsin

Gillett 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 Gillett, Wisconsin

There are 100 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Gillett.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Gillett, Wisconsin

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Gillett, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $743 and $909.

2023 Gillett, 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
Gillett, Wisconsin Fair Market Rent $608 $669 $826 $1,063 $1,110
Gillett, Wisconsin Payment Standard Range $547 to $669 $602 to $736 $743 to $909 $957 to $1,169 $999 to $1,221

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Gillett, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 100
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 41.75%
Average Renter Household Size 1.99
Average Household Size 2.25
Median Household Income $41,415 ±$2,040
Median Rent $540 ±$44
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 33.74% ± 13.81pp
Total Population 1,340

Population and Household Demographics

Gillett is a city in Oconto County, Wisconsin with a population of 1,340. There are 582 households in the city with an average household size of 2.25 persons. 41.75% of households in Gillett are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Gillett

The median gross income for households in Gillett is $41,415 a year, or $3,451 a month. The median rent for the city is $540 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Gillett, a household making less than $1,800 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.74% of households who rent are overburdened in Gillett.

Area Median Income In Gillett

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 Gillett, the AMI is calculated from all households within Oconto County.

In Gillett, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $80,200

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 Gillett

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 Gillett

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Gillett AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,900 $19,300 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Gillett AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$28,150 $32,150 $36,150 $40,150 $43,400 $46,600 $49,800 $53,000
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Gillett AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$45,000 $51,400 $57,850 $64,250 $69,400 $74,550 $79,700 $84,850