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Affordable Housing In Green Lake County
Wisconsin

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Green Lake County

Historic Berlin School

289 E Huron St
Berlin, Wisconsin
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Dartford Bay Apartments

504 Mill St
Green Lake, Wisconsin
Subsidized

Mid - Wisconsin Housing

302 N Grand St
Markesan, Wisconsin
Subsidized

Whpc Central Wi Llc

249 River Rd
Princeton, Wisconsin
Subsidized

American House of Princeton

444 W Water St
Princeton, Wisconsin
Accepts Vouchers

Princeton Meadows

794 W Main St
Princeton, Wisconsin
Subsidized
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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.

Income Based Apartments in Green Lake County, Wisconsin

Green Lake County features 154 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 County, Wisconsin

There are 54 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Green Lake County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Green Lake County, Wisconsin

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Green Lake County, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $643 and $785.

2020 Green Lake 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 $465 $568 $714 $936 $1,254
Payment Standard Range $419 to $512 $511 to $625 $643 to $785 $842 to $1,030 $1,129 to $1,379

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com 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.

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 $69,900

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 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 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 $14,900 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $24,800 $28,350 $31,900 $35,400 $38,250 $41,100 $43,900 $46,750
80% of Median $39,700 $45,350 $51,000 $56,650 $61,200 $65,750 $70,250 $74,800

Cities In Green Lake County

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