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Keshena, Wisconsin
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There are 24 low-income apartments in Keshena that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 278 low-income homes in Keshena where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on January 2nd, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Keshena, Wisconsin Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Keshena, Wisconsin

Keshena features 278 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 Keshena, Wisconsin

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Keshena, Wisconsin

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Keshena, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $792 and $968.

2023 Keshena, 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
Keshena, Wisconsin Fair Market Rent $617 $669 $880 $1,108 $1,244
Keshena, Wisconsin Payment Standard Range $555 to $679 $602 to $736 $792 to $968 $997 to $1,219 $1,120 to $1,368

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Keshena, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 302
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 278
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 69.78%
Average Renter Household Size 4.36
Average Household Size 4.08
Median Household Income $25,038 ±$10,806
Median Rent $457 ±$76
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 35.71% ± 13.85pp
Total Population 1,364

Population and Household Demographics

Keshena is a city in Menominee County, Wisconsin with a population of 1,364. There are 321 households in the city with an average household size of 4.08 persons. 69.78% of households in Keshena are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Keshena

The median gross income for households in Keshena is $25,038 a year, or $2,087 a month. The median rent for the city is $457 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Keshena, a household making less than $1,523 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 35.71% of households who rent are overburdened in Keshena.

Area Median Income In Keshena

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 Keshena, the AMI is calculated from all households within Menominee County.

In Keshena, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $66,800

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 Keshena

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 Keshena

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Keshena 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 Keshena 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 Keshena 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