Public Housing Agencies Serving Lake Tomahawk, 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
Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Newcap Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the Wisconsin Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Lake Tomahawk.

Lake Tomahawk, Wisconsin Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Lake Tomahawk, Wisconsin

Lake Tomahawk features 0 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 Lake Tomahawk, Wisconsin

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lake Tomahawk.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lake Tomahawk, Wisconsin

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lake Tomahawk, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $824 and $1,008.

2023 Lake Tomahawk, 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
Lake Tomahawk, Wisconsin Fair Market Rent $643 $752 $916 $1,138 $1,335
Lake Tomahawk, Wisconsin Payment Standard Range $579 to $707 $677 to $827 $824 to $1,008 $1,024 to $1,252 $1,202 to $1,469

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Lake Tomahawk, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.71%
Average Renter Household Size 1.93
Average Household Size 1.95
Median Household Income $38,750 ±$24,259
Median Rent $713 ±$144
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 20.69% ± 59.33pp
Total Population 197

Population and Household Demographics

Lake Tomahawk is a city in Oneida County, Wisconsin with a population of 197. There are 101 households in the city with an average household size of 1.95 persons. 28.71% of households in Lake Tomahawk are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lake Tomahawk

The median gross income for households in Lake Tomahawk is $38,750 a year, or $3,229 a month. The median rent for the city is $713 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lake Tomahawk, a household making less than $2,377 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 20.69% of households who rent are overburdened in Lake Tomahawk.

Area Median Income In Lake Tomahawk

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 Lake Tomahawk, the AMI is calculated from all households within Oneida County.

In Lake Tomahawk, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $88,500

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 Lake Tomahawk

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 Lake Tomahawk

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Lake Tomahawk AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,000 $20,600 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Lake Tomahawk AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$30,000 $34,300 $38,600 $42,850 $46,300 $49,750 $53,150 $56,600
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Lake Tomahawk AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$48,000 $54,850 $61,700 $68,550 $74,050 $79,550 $85,050 $90,500