Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Grant County, WI

Discover affordable housing in Grant County where there are 32+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Sunset Fields Apartments

925 Eisenhower St, Fennimore, Wisconsin 53809

bed 1

Villas at Pool Park

1245 N 4th St, Platteville, Wisconsin 53818

bed 2-4

Ruxton Apartments

85 S Oak St, Platteville, Wisconsin 53818

bed 1-3

Cuba City Apartments

500 S Jefferson St, Cuba City, Wisconsin 53807

bed 1-2

Sunrise Valley

703 S Washington St, Lancaster, Wisconsin 53813

bed 1-2

Sun Valley Apartments

300 S Church St, Dickeyville, Wisconsin 53808

Fennimore Family

1520 13th St, Fennimore, Wisconsin 53809

bed 2-3

South Down Apartments

410 W Jackson St, Livingston, Wisconsin 53554

House of Peace

800 Fairfield Dr, Platteville, Wisconsin 53818

Muscoda Housing

457 E Mechanics St, Muscoda, Wisconsin 53573

Union Street Apartments

111 Union St, Bloomington, Wisconsin 53804

Doc Sum Apartments

410 W Maple St, Muscoda, Wisconsin 53573

Sunny Dell II

1685 Madison St, Fennimore, Wisconsin 53809

Lancaster Senior Village

601 Pigeon Creek Dr, Lancaster, Wisconsin 53813


213 Wisconsin Ave, Boscobel, Wisconsin 53805

Sunrise Valley C and D

669 S Washington St, Lancaster, Wisconsin 53813

Maplewood Glen Senior Living Community

714 S Clinton St, Cuba City, Wisconsin 53807

Prairie Street Apartments

109 E Prairie St, Boscobel, Wisconsin 53805

Grant County Housing

208 Sunset Ln, Boscobel, Wisconsin 53805

Jenor Towers

75 N Oak St, Platteville, Wisconsin 53818

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How To Identify Affordable Housing in Grant County, Wisconsin

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
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Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
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Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
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Reported On March 21st, 2024 by Lorena Bentley

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Grant County, Wisconsin
$9.89 (+136%) more than Wisconsin minimum wage and $9.89 (+136%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Grant County, 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Grant County, Wisconsin.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Grant County, Wisconsin.

Go to the Wisconsin Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Grant County.

How many renters live in Grant County, Wisconsin?

The County of Grant County has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this County. Renters make up 25.08 percent of the population living in Grant County.

What is the rental market like in Grant County, Wisconsin?

There are an estimated housing units in the Grant County area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Grant County, Wisconsin, there are 1.09 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Grant County?

The rental vacancy rate in Grant County is 6 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Grant County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Grant County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
209 1,257 2,194 1,279 855
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Grant County

A large number of apartments in Grant County have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Grant County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $696 to $1,536. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $696
One BR $701
Two BR $905
Three BR $1,161
Four BR $1,536
2024 Fair Market Rents in Grant County, Wisconsin

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Grant County?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 115 55 percent
One BR 790 63 percent
Two BR 1,438 66 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Grant County, Wisconsin

How many affordable rental units are in Grant County?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Grant County, Wisconsin including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing
USDA Section 514 Farm Labor Housing
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Grant County, Wisconsin

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Grant County, Wisconsin

Grant County features 682 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 Grant County, Wisconsin

There are 223 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Grant County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Grant County, Wisconsin

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Grant County, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $815 and $996.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.