Affordable Housing In Lafayette County
15 Low Income Apartment Communities In Lafayette County
Housing Authorities that serve Lafayette County
|Lafayette County Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Lafayette County, Wisconsin
There are 15 low income housing apartment communities offering 224 affordable apartments for rent in Lafayette County, Wisconsin.
Income Based Apartments in Lafayette County, Wisconsin
Lafayette County features 136 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 Lafayette County, Wisconsin
There are 88 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lafayette County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Lafayette County, Wisconsin
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Lafayette County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Lafayette County.
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Lafayette County, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||15|
|Total Low Income Apartments||224|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||136|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||23.52%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.30|
|Average Household Size||2.51|
|Median Household Income||$51,445 ±$1,324|
|Median Rent||$635 ±$21|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||31.73% ± 4.06pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Lafayette County is a County in Wisconsin with a population of 16,835. There are 6,646 households in the county with an average household size of 2.51 persons. 23.52% of households in Lafayette County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Lafayette County
The median gross income for households in Lafayette County is $51,445 a year, or $4,287 a month. The median rent for the county is $635 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lafayette County, a household making less than $2,117 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 31.73% of households who rent are overburdened in Lafayette County.1
Area Median Income In Lafayette 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 Lafayette County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $67,900
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 Lafayette 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 Lafayette County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$14,350||$16,910||$21,330||$25,750||$30,170||$34,590||$39,010||$43,430|
|50% of Median||$23,950||$27,400||$30,800||$34,200||$36,950||$39,700||$42,450||$45,150|
|80% of Median||$38,300||$43,800||$49,250||$54,700||$59,100||$63,500||$67,850||$72,250|
Cities In Lafayette County
Select A City to View its Apartment Communities and Waiting Lists.
|Belmont||3||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Belmont is the Lafayette County Housing Authority.|
|Darlington||2||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Darlington is the Lafayette County Housing Authority.|
|Argyle||2||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Argyle is the Lafayette County Housing Authority.|
|Benton||1||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Benton is the Lafayette County Housing Authority.|
|Shullsburg||3||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Shullsburg is the Lafayette County Housing Authority.|
|Gratiot||1||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gratiot is the Lafayette County Housing Authority.|
|Monticello||1||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Monticello is the Lafayette County Housing Authority.|
|South Wayne||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves South Wayne is the Lafayette County Housing Authority.|
|Kendall||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kendall is the Lafayette County Housing Authority.|
|White Oak Springs||0|