Affordable Housing In Green Lake County

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Green Lake County

Historic Berlin School

289 E Huron St
Berlin, WI
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Dartford Bay Apartments

504 Mill St
Green Lake, WI

Mid - Wisconsin Housing

302 N Grand St
Markesan, WI

Whpc Central Wi Llc

249 River Rd
Princeton, WI

American House of Princeton

444 W Water St
Princeton, WI
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Princeton Meadows

794 W Main St
Princeton, WI
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Green Lake County, Wisconsin

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 208 affordable apartments for rent in Green Lake County, Wisconsin. Green Lake County features 154 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 54 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Green Lake County.

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Green Lake County, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 208
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 154
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.51%
Average Renter Household Size 2.16
Average Household Size 2.36
Median Household Income $46,780 ±$1,796
Median Rent $615 ±$26
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 31.07% ± 6.87pp
Total Population 18,966

Population and Household Demographics

Green Lake County is a County in Wisconsin with a population of 18,966. There are 7,939 households in the county with an average household size of 2.36 persons. 26.51% of households in Green Lake County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Green Lake County

The median gross income for households in Green Lake County is $46,780 a year, or $3,898 a month. The median rent for the county is $615 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Green Lake County, a household making less than $2,050 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 31.07% of households who rent are overburdened in Green Lake County.1

Area Median Income In Green Lake 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 Lake County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,200

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 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 Lake County HUD Rental Assistance in Green Lake County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,350 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $23,950 $27,400 $30,800 $34,200 $36,950 $39,700 $42,450 $45,150
80% of Median $38,300 $43,800 $49,250 $54,700 $59,100 $63,500 $67,850 $72,250
Fair Market Rents in Green Lake 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
$465 $568 $714 $936 $1,254

Cities In Green Lake County

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City Listings Served By
Berlin 1
Green Lake 1
Markesan 1
Princeton 3
Brooklyn 0
Dalton 0
Kingston 0
Mackford 0
Manchester 0
Marquette 0
St. Marie 0
Seneca 0