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Affordable Housing In Grand Marsh
Adams County, Wisconsin

Housing Authorities that serve Grand Marsh

Housing Authority Programs
Central Wisconsin Community Action Council Inc Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Grand Marsh, Wisconsin

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Grand Marsh, Wisconsin.

Income Based Apartments in Grand Marsh, Wisconsin

Grand Marsh 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 Grand Marsh, Wisconsin

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Grand Marsh, Wisconsin

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Grand Marsh, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $684 and $836.

2020 Grand Marsh, 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 $515 $577 $760 $1,018 $1,123
Payment Standard Range $464 to $567 $519 to $635 $684 to $836 $916 to $1,120 $1,011 to $1,235

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Grand Marsh, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 20.69%
Average Renter Household Size 6.17
Average Household Size 3.03
Median Household Income $37,917 ±$17,301
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50% ± 274.75pp
Total Population 88

Population and Household Demographics

Grand Marsh is a city in Adams County, Wisconsin with a population of 88. There are 29 households in the city with an average household size of 3.03 persons. 20.69% of households in Grand Marsh are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Grand Marsh

The median gross income for households in Grand Marsh is $37,917 a year, or $3,160 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Grand Marsh, a household making less than $0 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50% of households who rent are overburdened in Grand Marsh.

Area Median Income In Grand Marsh

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 Grand Marsh, the AMI is calculated from all households within Adams County.

In Grand Marsh, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $55,600

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 Grand Marsh

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 Grand Marsh

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