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Affordable Housing In Mazomanie
Dane County, Wisconsin

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Mazomanie

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120 E 4th St
Mazomanie, Wisconsin
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Housing Authorities that serve Mazomanie

Housing Authority Programs
Dane County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Mazomanie, Wisconsin

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 86 affordable apartments for rent in Mazomanie, Wisconsin.

Income Based Apartments in Mazomanie, Wisconsin

Mazomanie features 86 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 Mazomanie, Wisconsin

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Mazomanie.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Mazomanie, Wisconsin

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Mazomanie, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,090 and $1,332.

2021 Mazomanie, 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 $889 $1,039 $1,211 $1,641 $1,965
Payment Standard Range $800 to $978 $935 to $1,143 $1,090 to $1,332 $1,477 to $1,805 $1,769 to $2,162

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Mazomanie, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 86
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 86
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.88%
Average Renter Household Size 2.03
Average Household Size 2.39
Median Household Income $58,661 ±$6,042
Median Rent $734 ±$35
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.89% ± 11.14pp
Total Population 1,716

Population and Household Demographics

Mazomanie is a city in Dane County, Wisconsin with a population of 1,716. There are 719 households in the city with an average household size of 2.39 persons. 30.88% of households in Mazomanie are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Mazomanie

The median gross income for households in Mazomanie is $58,661 a year, or $4,888 a month. The median rent for the city is $734 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Mazomanie, a household making less than $2,447 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.89% of households who rent are overburdened in Mazomanie.

Area Median Income In Mazomanie

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 Mazomanie, the AMI is calculated from all households within Dane County.

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

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 Mazomanie

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 Mazomanie

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $21,050 $24,050 $27,050 $30,050 $32,500 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $35,050 $40,050 $45,050 $50,050 $54,100 $58,100 $62,100 $66,100
80% of Median $54,950 $62,800 $70,650 $78,500 $84,800 $91,100 $97,350 $103,650