Hill Crest Senior Housing

3993 S Prairie Hill Ln
Greenfield, Wisconsin

Water Towers View at Woodland Ridge

3983 S Prairie Hill Ln
Greenfield, Wisconsin

Prairie Hill at Woodland Ridge Greenfield

3953 S Prairie Hill Ln
Greenfield, Wisconsin

Crestview of Woodland Ridge

3904 S Prairie Hill Ln
Greenfield, Wisconsin

Lexington Village Apartments

5000 S 107th St
Greenfield, Wisconsin
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There are 426 low-income apartments in Greenfield that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 174 low-income homes in Greenfield where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $336 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on October 30th, 2019. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Greenfield, 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
Milwaukee County Housing Division Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the Wisconsin Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Greenfield.

Greenfield, Wisconsin Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Greenfield, Wisconsin

Greenfield features 174 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 Greenfield, Wisconsin

There are 426 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Greenfield.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Greenfield, Wisconsin

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Greenfield, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $983 and $1,201.

2023 Greenfield, 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
Greenfield, Wisconsin Fair Market Rent $766 $909 $1,092 $1,374 $1,499
Greenfield, Wisconsin Payment Standard Range $689 to $843 $818 to $1,000 $983 to $1,201 $1,237 to $1,511 $1,349 to $1,649

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Greenfield, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 600
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 174
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 42.9%
Average Renter Household Size 1.97
Average Household Size 2.20
Median Household Income $51,149 ±$1,349
Median Rent $868 ±$17
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.3% ± 3.71pp
Total Population 37,113

Population and Household Demographics

Greenfield is a city in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin with a population of 37,113. There are 16,546 households in the city with an average household size of 2.20 persons. 42.9% of households in Greenfield are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Greenfield

The median gross income for households in Greenfield is $51,149 a year, or $4,262 a month. The median rent for the city is $868 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Greenfield, a household making less than $2,893 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.3% of households who rent are overburdened in Greenfield.

Area Median Income In Greenfield

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 Greenfield, the AMI is calculated from all households within Milwaukee County.

In Greenfield, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $100,600

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 Greenfield

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 Greenfield

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Greenfield AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$21,000 $24,000 $27,000 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Greenfield AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$35,000 $40,000 $45,000 $49,950 $53,950 $57,950 $61,950 $65,950
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Greenfield AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$55,950 $63,950 $71,950 $79,900 $86,300 $92,700 $99,100 $105,500