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

Mauston Senior Village

801 Sherman St
Mauston, Wisconsin
Rent Assisted

Grace Apartments

107 Sara Ln
Mauston, Wisconsin


Mauston, Wisconsin
811 PRA
S. 811 Supportive
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Colonial Manor

208 W Monroe St
Mauston, Wisconsin
Public Housing

River Wood Apartments

510 McEvoy St
Mauston, Wisconsin
Rent Assisted

Juneau Co Hsg Auth

717 E State St
Mauston, Wisconsin
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural

Brookview I and II

500 Grote St
Mauston, Wisconsin
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural

M02 82208.200.01 Wheda Rhd 3017

502 Grote St
Mauston, Wisconsin
Rent Assisted

Maine Street Apartments

122 Maine St
Mauston, Wisconsin
Rent Assisted

Concept II

532 Jefferson St
Mauston, Wisconsin
Rent Assisted
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There are 97 low-income apartments in Mauston that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 277 low-income homes in Mauston where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $406 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on January 2nd, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Mauston, 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
City of Mauston Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Wisconsin Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Mauston.

Mauston, Wisconsin Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Mauston, Wisconsin

Mauston features 277 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 Mauston, Wisconsin

There are 97 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Mauston.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Mauston, Wisconsin

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Mauston, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $834 and $1,020.

2023 Mauston, 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
Mauston, Wisconsin Fair Market Rent $650 $704 $927 $1,160 $1,252
Mauston, Wisconsin Payment Standard Range $585 to $715 $634 to $774 $834 to $1,020 $1,044 to $1,276 $1,127 to $1,377

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Mauston, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 10
Total Low Income Apartments 374
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 277
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 36.41%
Average Renter Household Size 2.03
Average Household Size 2.41
Median Household Income $41,660 ±$8,692
Median Rent $681 ±$50
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.26% ± 11.39pp
Total Population 4,435

Population and Household Demographics

Mauston is a city in Juneau County, Wisconsin with a population of 4,435. There are 1,637 households in the city with an average household size of 2.41 persons. 36.41% of households in Mauston are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Mauston

The median gross income for households in Mauston is $41,660 a year, or $3,472 a month. The median rent for the city is $681 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Mauston, a household making less than $2,270 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.26% of households who rent are overburdened in Mauston.

Area Median Income In Mauston

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 Mauston, the AMI is calculated from all households within Juneau County.

In Mauston, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $80,200

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 Mauston

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 Mauston

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Mauston AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,850 $20,400 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Mauston AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,750 $34,000 $38,250 $42,500 $45,900 $49,300 $52,700 $56,100
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Mauston AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$47,600 $54,400 $61,200 $68,000 $73,450 $78,900 $84,350 $89,800