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Affordable Housing In Green County
Wisconsin

9 Low Income Apartment Communities In Green County

New Glarus School Apartments

413 6th Ave
New Glarus, Wisconsin
Income Based
3 BR

Brodhead Housing

702 17th St
Brodhead, Wisconsin
Subsidized

Spw New Glarus Edelweiss Apartments

301 5th St
New Glarus, Wisconsin

Riverview Apartments

101 W Main St
Albany, Wisconsin

Genesis IIi

101 Bowman St
Brooklyn, Wisconsin

Brodhead Senior Village

1108 21st St
Brodhead, Wisconsin

Spw New Glarus Chateau Apts.

300 Elmer Road
New Glarus, Wisconsin

Maderia Kourt

301 E 2nd St
Brodhead, Wisconsin
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Green County, Wisconsin

There are 9 low income housing apartment communities offering 237 affordable apartments for rent in Green County, Wisconsin.

Income Based Apartments in Green County, Wisconsin

Green County features 97 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 Green County, Wisconsin

There are 140 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Green County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Green County, Wisconsin

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Green County, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $736 and $900.

2020 Green 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
Fair Market Rent $621 $625 $818 $1,102 $1,170
Payment Standard Range $559 to $683 $563 to $688 $736 to $900 $992 to $1,212 $1,053 to $1,287

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Green County, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 9
Total Low Income Apartments 237
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 97
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.

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 $79,000

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 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 $16,600 $19,000 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $27,650 $31,600 $35,550 $39,500 $42,700 $45,850 $49,000 $52,150
80% of Median $44,250 $50,600 $56,900 $63,200 $68,300 $73,350 $78,400 $83,450

Cities In Green County

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