Affordable Housing In Green County

7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Green County

New Glarus School Apartments

413 6th Ave
New Glarus, WI
Income Based
3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Brodhead Housing

702 17th St
Brodhead, WI

Spw New Glarus Edelweiss Apartments

301 5th St
New Glarus, WI

Riverview Apartments

101 W Main St
Albany, WI

Genesis IIi

101 Bowman St
Brooklyn, WI

M05rhdc - 0519 Brodhead Senior Village

21st St
Brodhead, WI
Accepts Vouchers

Brodhead Senior Village

1108 21st St
Brodhead, WI
Accepts Vouchers
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Other Housing Authorities located in Green County

Housing Authority Programs
Monroe Housing Authority Public Housing
Albany Housing Authority Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Green County, Wisconsin

There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 207 affordable apartments for rent in Green County, Wisconsin. Green County features 67 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 140 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Green County.

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Green County, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 207
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 67
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.63%
Average Renter Household Size 2.17
Average Household Size 2.47
Median Household Income $56,219 ±$1,984
Median Rent $689 ±$27
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.06% ± 4.54pp
Total Population 37,044

Population and Household Demographics

Green County is a County in Wisconsin with a population of 37,044. There are 14,819 households in the county with an average household size of 2.47 persons. 26.63% of households in Green County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Green County

The median gross income for households in Green County is $56,219 a year, or $4,685 a month. The median rent for the county is $689 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Green County, a household making less than $2,297 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.06% of households who rent are overburdened in Green County.1

Area Median Income In Green 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 Green County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $76,900

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 Green 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 Green County HUD Rental Assistance in Green County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $16,150 $18,450 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $26,950 $30,800 $34,650 $38,450 $41,550 $44,650 $47,700 $50,800
80% of Median $43,050 $49,200 $55,350 $61,500 $66,450 $71,350 $76,300 $81,200
Fair Market Rents in Green County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$621 $625 $818 $1,102 $1,170

Cities In Green County

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City Listings Served By
New Glarus 2
Mount Pleasant 0
Brodhead 3
Brooklyn 1
Monroe 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Monroe is the Monroe Housing Authority.
Albany 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Albany is the Albany Housing Authority.
Adams 0
Browntown 0
Cadiz 0
Clarno 0
Decatur 0
Exeter 0
Jefferson 0
Jordan 0
Juda 0
Monticello 0
Spring Grove 0
Sylvester 0
Washington 0
York 0