. Low Income Apartments For Rent in Kaukauna, Wisconsin - Affordable Housing Online

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Mission Village of Kaukauna

2200 Kenwood Dr
Kaukauna, Wisconsin
Rent Assisted
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

Round House Manor Apartments

300 Bicentennial Court
Kaukauna, Wisconsin
S. 202
Call For Rent
1 BR

Canal Place Senior Apartments

137 E Wisconsin Ave
Kaukauna, Wisconsin
Rent Assisted

Country View Apts

W1993 Cty Trk S
Kaukauna, Wisconsin
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural

Golden Venture Apartments

125 W 10th St
Kaukauna, Wisconsin
Public Housing
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There are 24 low-income apartments in Kaukauna that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 133 low-income homes in Kaukauna where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $342 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on January 1st, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Kaukauna, 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
Kaukauna Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Appleton Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
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Kaukauna, Wisconsin Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Kaukauna, Wisconsin

Kaukauna features 133 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 Kaukauna, Wisconsin

There are 24 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Kaukauna.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Kaukauna, Wisconsin

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Kaukauna landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Kaukauna.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Kaukauna, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $854 and $1,044.

2023 Kaukauna, 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
Kaukauna, Wisconsin Fair Market Rent $681 $748 $949 $1,271 $1,276
Kaukauna, Wisconsin Payment Standard Range $613 to $749 $673 to $823 $854 to $1,044 $1,144 to $1,398 $1,148 to $1,404

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Kaukauna, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 157
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 133
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.39%
Average Renter Household Size 2.10
Average Household Size 2.52
Median Household Income $55,120 ±$1,984
Median Rent $759 ±$27
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.43% ± 7.3pp
Total Population 15,720

Population and Household Demographics

Kaukauna is a city in Outagamie County, Wisconsin with a population of 15,720. There are 6,192 households in the city with an average household size of 2.52 persons. 30.39% of households in Kaukauna are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Kaukauna

The median gross income for households in Kaukauna is $55,120 a year, or $4,593 a month. The median rent for the city is $759 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Kaukauna, a household making less than $2,530 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.43% of households who rent are overburdened in Kaukauna.

Area Median Income In Kaukauna

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 Kaukauna, the AMI is calculated from all households within Outagamie County.

In Kaukauna, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $104,400

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 Kaukauna

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 Kaukauna

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Kaukauna AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$21,300 $24,350 $27,400 $30,400 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Kaukauna AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$35,500 $40,550 $45,600 $50,650 $54,750 $58,800 $62,850 $66,900
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Kaukauna AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$56,750 $64,850 $72,950 $81,050 $87,550 $94,050 $100,550 $107,000