Affordable Housing In Manitowoc County
28 Low Income Apartment Communities In Manitowoc County
Housing Authorities that serve Manitowoc County
|Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
|Integrated Community Solutions||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
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 $661 and $807.
2021 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|
|Manitowoc County, Wisconsin Fair Market Rent||$484||$557||$734||$913||$1,029|
|Manitowoc County, Wisconsin Payment Standard Range||$436 to $532||$501 to $613||$661 to $807||$822 to $1,004||$926 to $1,132|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com 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|
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
|1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Manitowoc County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Manitowoc County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Manitowoc County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Manitowoc County
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