Affordable Housing In Grant County
Wisconsin

30 Low Income Apartment Communities In Grant County

Willow Village I

204 Sunset Ln
Boscobel, Wisconsin
Subsidized

Boscobel

213 Wisconsin Ave
Boscobel, Wisconsin

Sunrise Valley a and B

611 S Washington St
Lancaster, Wisconsin
Subsidized

Sunrise Valley C and D

669 S Washington St
Lancaster, Wisconsin

House of Peace

800 Fairfield Dr
Platteville, Wisconsin
Subsidized

South Down Apartments

410 W Jackson St
Livingston, Wisconsin

Lawless Valley Apt

12187 Lawless Rd
Bloomington, Wisconsin

Farm View Housing

6671 Badger Rd
Lancaster, Wisconsin

Briarwood Apts.

602 West Bluff St
Boscobel, Wisconsin

Fairfield Kourt Apt

805 Fairfield Dr
Platteville, Wisconsin

Housing Authorities that serve Grant County

Housing Authority Programs
Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Allegiant Property Management Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Grant County, Wisconsin

There are 30 low income housing apartment communities offering 797 affordable apartments for rent in Grant County, Wisconsin.

Income Based Apartments in Grant County, Wisconsin

Grant County features 557 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 238 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 $661 and $807.

2021 Grant 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
Grant County, Wisconsin Fair Market Rent $573 $577 $734 $951 $1,271
Grant County, Wisconsin Payment Standard Range $516 to $630 $519 to $635 $661 to $807 $856 to $1,046 $1,144 to $1,398

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Grant County, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 30
Total Low Income Apartments 797
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 557
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.19%
Average Renter Household Size 2.35
Average Household Size 2.44
Median Household Income $49,067 ±$1,323
Median Rent $677 ±$23
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.7% ± 4.02pp
Total Population 51,489

Population and Household Demographics

Grant County is a county in Wisconsin with a population of 51,489. There are 19,447 households in the county with an average household size of 2.44 persons. 29.19% of households in Grant County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Grant County

The median gross income for households in Grant County is $49,067 a year, or $4,089 a month. The median rent for the county is $677 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Grant County, a household making less than $2,257 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.7% of households who rent are overburdened in Grant County.

Area Median Income In Grant 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 Grant County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $70,400

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 Grant 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 Grant County

1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Grant 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 Grant 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 Grant 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 Grant County

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City Served By
Bagley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bagley is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Beetown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Beetown is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Bloomington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bloomington is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Blue River The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Blue River is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Boscobel The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Boscobel are the Boscobel Housing Authority and Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Cassville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cassville is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Castle Rock The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Castle Rock is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Clifton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Clifton is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Cuba City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cuba City is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Dickeyville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dickeyville is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Ellenboro The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ellenboro is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Fennimore The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fennimore is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Glen Haven The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Glen Haven is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Harrison The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Harrison is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Hazel Green The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hazel Green is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Hickory Grove The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hickory Grove is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Jamestown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jamestown is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Kieler The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kieler is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Lancaster The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lancaster is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Liberty The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Liberty is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Lima The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lima is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Little Grant The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Little Grant is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Livingston The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Livingston is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Long Creek The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Long Creek is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Marion The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Marion is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Millville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Millville is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Montfort The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Montfort is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Monument The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Monument is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Mount Hope The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mount Hope is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Mount Ida The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mount Ida is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Muscoda The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Muscoda is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
North Lancaster The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Lancaster is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Paris The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Paris is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Patch Grove The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Patch Grove is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Platteville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Platteville are the Platteville Housing Authority and Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Potosi The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Potosi is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Rio The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rio is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Sandy Hook The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sandy Hook is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Smelser The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Smelser is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
South Lancaster The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves South Lancaster is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Tennyson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tennyson is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Waterloo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Waterloo is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Watterstown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Watterstown is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Wingville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wingville is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Woodman The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Woodman is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Wyalusing The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wyalusing is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.