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Affordable Housing In Manitowoc County

28 Low Income Apartment Communities In Manitowoc County

Lakeshore Park Apartments

1101 Monroe St
Two Rivers, Wisconsin
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Valley View Apartments

1485 North Seventh Street
Manitowoc, Wisconsin
Call For Rent
Studio-1 BR
Elderly Supportive Housing

Artist Lofts

2402 Franklin St
Manitowoc, Wisconsin

River Hill Apartments

1500 N 3rd Street
Manitowoc, Wisconsin
Income Based-497
1 BR

Park Estates

401 Green Meadow Dr
Reedsville, Wisconsin

Parkview Haven

1325 N 8th St
Manitowoc, Wisconsin
Elderly Supportive Housing

Southfield Townhouses

2502 S 21st St
Manitowoc, Wisconsin

Harbor Heights Apartments

511 Buffalo St
Manitowoc, Wisconsin

Garfield Gardens

2000 Clark St
Manitowoc, Wisconsin

Mueller Manor

3215 Mishicot Rd
Two Rivers, Wisconsin
Elderly Supportive Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin

There are 28 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,226 affordable apartments for rent in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin.

Income Based Apartments in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin

Manitowoc County features 937 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 Manitowoc County, Wisconsin

There are 289 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Manitowoc County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Manitowoc County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Manitowoc County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $647 and $791.

2020 Manitowoc 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 $468 $546 $719 $896 $1,071
Payment Standard Range $421 to $515 $491 to $601 $647 to $791 $806 to $986 $964 to $1,178

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Manitowoc County, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 28
Total Low Income Apartments 1,226
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 937
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.83%
Average Renter Household Size 2.00
Average Household Size 2.34
Median Household Income $48,398 ±$1,198
Median Rent $614 ±$18
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 35.17% ± 3.21pp
Total Population 80,521

Population and Household Demographics

Manitowoc County is a county in Wisconsin with a population of 80,521. There are 33,927 households in the county with an average household size of 2.34 persons. 24.83% of households in Manitowoc County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Manitowoc County

The median gross income for households in Manitowoc County is $48,398 a year, or $4,033 a month. The median rent for the county is $614 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Manitowoc County, a household making less than $2,047 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 35.17% of households who rent are overburdened in Manitowoc County.

Area Median Income In Manitowoc 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 Manitowoc County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $76,000

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 Manitowoc 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 Manitowoc County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,650 $17,850 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $26,050 $29,750 $33,450 $37,150 $40,150 $43,100 $46,100 $49,050
80% of Median $41,650 $47,600 $53,550 $59,450 $64,250 $69,000 $73,750 $78,500

Cities In Manitowoc County

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City Served By
Francis Creek
Manitowoc The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Manitowoc is the Manitowoc Housing Authority.
Manitowoc Rapids
Maple Grove
Reedsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Reedsville is the Reedsville Housing Authority.
St Nazianz
St. Nazianz
Two Creeks
Two Rivers