Affordable Housing In Kewaunee County
8 Low Income Apartment Communities In Kewaunee County
Guide To Affordable Housing in Kewaunee County, Wisconsin
There are 8 low income housing apartment communities offering 271 affordable apartments for rent in Kewaunee County, Wisconsin.
Income Based Apartments in Kewaunee County, Wisconsin
Kewaunee County features 215 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 Kewaunee County, Wisconsin
There are 56 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Kewaunee County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Kewaunee County, Wisconsin
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Kewaunee County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Kewaunee County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Kewaunee County, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $740 and $904.
2020 Kewaunee 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||$572||$624||$822||$1,160||$1,177|
|Payment Standard Range||$515 to $629||$562 to $686||$740 to $904||$1,044 to $1,276||$1,059 to $1,295|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Kewaunee County, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||8|
|Total Low Income Apartments||271|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||215|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||18.78%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.05|
|Average Household Size||2.49|
|Median Household Income||$56,863 ±$2,641|
|Median Rent||$602 ±$32|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||30.82% ± 6.51pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Kewaunee County is a county in Wisconsin with a population of 20,483. There are 8,138 households in the county with an average household size of 2.49 persons. 18.78% of households in Kewaunee County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Kewaunee County
The median gross income for households in Kewaunee County is $56,863 a year, or $4,739 a month. The median rent for the county is $602 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Kewaunee County, a household making less than $2,007 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 30.82% of households who rent are overburdened in Kewaunee County.
Area Median Income In Kewaunee 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 Kewaunee County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $82,300
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 Kewaunee 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 Kewaunee County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$17,300||$19,800||$22,250||$26,200||$30,680||$35,160||$39,640||$44,120|
|50% of Median||$28,850||$32,950||$37,050||$41,150||$44,450||$47,750||$51,050||$54,350|
|80% of Median||$46,100||$52,700||$59,300||$65,850||$71,150||$76,400||$81,700||$86,950|
Cities In Kewaunee County
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|Algoma||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Algoma is the Algoma Housing Authority.|