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There are 0 low-income apartments in Green Lake that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 70 low-income homes in Green Lake where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $-4 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on January 3rd, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Green Lake, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the Wisconsin Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Green Lake.

Green Lake, Wisconsin Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Green Lake, Wisconsin

Green Lake features 70 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 Lake, Wisconsin

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Green Lake, Wisconsin

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Green Lake, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $750 and $916.

2023 Green Lake, 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
Green Lake, Wisconsin Fair Market Rent $584 $633 $833 $1,014 $1,401
Green Lake, Wisconsin Payment Standard Range $526 to $642 $570 to $696 $750 to $916 $913 to $1,115 $1,261 to $1,541

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Green Lake, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 70
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 70
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.94%
Average Renter Household Size 1.70
Average Household Size 2.00
Median Household Income $44,861 ±$3,674
Median Rent $589 ±$53
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 25.35% ± 9.21pp
Total Population 955

Population and Household Demographics

Green Lake is a city in Green Lake County, Wisconsin with a population of 955. There are 459 households in the city with an average household size of 2.00 persons. 30.94% of households in Green Lake are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Green Lake

The median gross income for households in Green Lake is $44,861 a year, or $3,738 a month. The median rent for the city is $589 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Green Lake, a household making less than $1,963 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 25.35% of households who rent are overburdened in Green Lake.

Area Median Income In Green Lake

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 Green Lake, the AMI is calculated from all households within Green Lake County.

In Green Lake, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $85,800

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 Lake

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 Lake

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Green Lake AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,850 $20,400 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Green Lake AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,750 $34,000 $38,250 $42,500 $45,900 $49,300 $52,700 $56,100
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Green Lake AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$47,600 $54,400 $61,200 $68,000 $73,450 $78,900 $84,350 $89,800