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Affordable Housing In Marathon County
Wisconsin

46 Low Income Apartment Communities In Marathon County

Northern Meadows West Partnership

302 E North St
Stratford, Wisconsin

Townhouse Two Partnership

203 Thomas Hill Rd
Edgar, Wisconsin

Whiting Hotel

103 N Wisconsin St
Berlin, Wisconsin

North River Block

161 W Huron St
Berlin, Wisconsin

Umos-Aurora Center

N1606 County Road Xx
Berlin, Wisconsin

Marathon Co Hsg

404 4th Street
Marathon, Wisconsin

Housing Authorities that serve Marathon County

Housing Authority Programs
Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Allegiant Property Management Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Marathon County, Wisconsin

There are 46 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,649 affordable apartments for rent in Marathon County, Wisconsin.

Income Based Apartments in Marathon County, Wisconsin

Marathon County features 930 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 Marathon County, Wisconsin

There are 692 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Marathon County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Marathon County, Wisconsin

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Marathon County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Marathon County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Marathon County, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $732 and $894.

2021 Marathon 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
Marathon County, Wisconsin Fair Market Rent $536 $618 $813 $1,017 $1,175
Marathon County, Wisconsin Payment Standard Range $482 to $590 $556 to $680 $732 to $894 $915 to $1,119 $1,058 to $1,293

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Marathon County, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 46
Total Low Income Apartments 1,649
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 930
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.82%
Average Renter Household Size 2.11
Average Household Size 2.48
Median Household Income $54,083 ±$1,252
Median Rent $697 ±$14
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.28% ± 3.42pp
Total Population 135,177

Population and Household Demographics

Marathon County is a county in Wisconsin with a population of 135,177. There are 53,848 households in the county with an average household size of 2.48 persons. 26.82% of households in Marathon County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Marathon County

The median gross income for households in Marathon County is $54,083 a year, or $4,507 a month. The median rent for the county is $697 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Marathon County, a household making less than $2,323 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.28% of households who rent are overburdened in Marathon County.

Area Median Income In Marathon 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 Marathon County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $79,300

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 Marathon 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 Marathon 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 Marathon County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,700 $19,050 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Marathon County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$27,800 $31,750 $35,700 $39,650 $42,850 $46,000 $49,200 $52,350
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Marathon County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$44,450 $50,800 $57,150 $63,450 $68,550 $73,650 $78,700 $83,800

Cities In Marathon County

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City Served By
Athens The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Athens is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Bergen The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bergen is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Berlin The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Berlin is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Bern The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bern is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Bevent The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bevent is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Birnamwood The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Birnamwood is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Brighton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brighton is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Brokaw The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brokaw is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Cassel The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cassel is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Cleveland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cleveland is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Day The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Day is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Easton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Easton is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Eau Pleine The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Eau Pleine is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Edgar The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Edgar is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Elderon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Elderon is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Emmet The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Emmet is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Fenwood The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fenwood is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Frankfort The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Frankfort is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Franzen The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Franzen is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Green Valley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Green Valley is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Guenther The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Guenther is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Halsey The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Halsey is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Hamburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hamburg is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Harrison The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Harrison is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Hatley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hatley is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Hewitt The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hewitt is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Holton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Holton is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Hull The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hull is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Johnson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Johnson is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Knowlton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Knowlton is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Kronenwetter The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kronenwetter is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Maine The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Maine is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Marathon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Marathon is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Marathon City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Marathon City is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Marshfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Marshfield is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
McMillan The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves McMillan is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Mosinee The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mosinee is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Norrie The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Norrie is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Plover The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Plover is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Reid The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Reid is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Rib Falls The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rib Falls is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Rib Mountain The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rib Mountain is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Rietbrock The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rietbrock is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Ringle The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ringle is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Rothschild The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rothschild is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Schofield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Schofield is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Spencer The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Spencer is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Stettin The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Stettin is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Stratford The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Stratford is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Texas The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Texas is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Wausau The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Wausau are the Wausau Community Development Authority and Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Weston The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Weston is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.
Wien The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wien is the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.