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

Wolf River Senior Village

627 Depot St
Manawa, Wisconsin
Rent Assisted

Maple Leaf Apartments

451 Grove St
Manawa, Wisconsin
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural
1-3 BR
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There are 38 low-income apartments in Manawa that offer reduced rents to eligible households. Low-income rents in Manawa, Wisconsin can range from $470 to $570 depending on the number of bedrooms.

Rental assistance programs support 0 low-income homes in Manawa where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $-4 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on December 21st, 2021. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Manawa, 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)
Go to the Wisconsin Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Manawa.

Manawa, Wisconsin Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Manawa, Wisconsin

Manawa 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 Manawa, Wisconsin

There are 38 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Manawa.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Manawa, Wisconsin

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Manawa, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $743 and $909.

2023 Manawa, 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
Manawa, Wisconsin Fair Market Rent $579 $676 $826 $1,174 $1,223
Manawa, Wisconsin Payment Standard Range $521 to $637 $608 to $744 $743 to $909 $1,057 to $1,291 $1,101 to $1,345

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Manawa, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 38
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 36.07%
Average Renter Household Size 1.85
Average Household Size 2.23
Median Household Income $49,635 ±$5,407
Median Rent $584 ±$60
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 37.44% ± 13.68pp
Total Population 1,332

Population and Household Demographics

Manawa is a city in Waupaca County, Wisconsin with a population of 1,332. There are 585 households in the city with an average household size of 2.23 persons. 36.07% of households in Manawa are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Manawa

The median gross income for households in Manawa is $49,635 a year, or $4,136 a month. The median rent for the city is $584 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Manawa, a household making less than $1,947 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 37.44% of households who rent are overburdened in Manawa.

Area Median Income In Manawa

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 Manawa, the AMI is calculated from all households within Waupaca County.

In Manawa, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $88,100

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 Manawa

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 Manawa

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Manawa AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$18,150 $20,750 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Manawa AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$30,250 $34,550 $38,850 $43,150 $46,650 $50,100 $53,550 $57,000
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Manawa AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$48,350 $55,250 $62,150 $69,050 $74,600 $80,100 $85,650 $91,150