Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Mellen, WI

Discover affordable housing in Mellen where there are 1+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Mellen Housing

631 Crestview Ln, Mellen, Wisconsin 54546

payment Subsidized

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Mellen, Wisconsin

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
real_estate_agent Naturally Affordable
Naturally Occuring Affordable Housing - or NOAH - is any housing unit that offers affordable rent without participating in a rent subsidy program.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Mellen, Wisconsin
$17.14/hour
$9.89 (+136%) more than Wisconsin minimum wage and $9.89 (+136%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Mellen, 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Mellen, Wisconsin.

Go to the Wisconsin Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Mellen.

How many renters live in Mellen, Wisconsin?

The City of Mellen has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this City. Renters make up 17.46 percent of the population living in Mellen.

What is the rental market like in Mellen, Wisconsin?

There are an estimated housing units in the Mellen area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Mellen, Wisconsin, there are 1.57 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Mellen?

The rental vacancy rate in Mellen is 25 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

How many rental units are in Mellen for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Mellen
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
0 21 31 14 3
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Mellen

A large number of apartments in Mellen have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Mellen

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $635 to $1,536. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $635
One BR $715
Two BR $905
Three BR $1,275
Four BR $1,536
2024 Fair Market Rents in Mellen, Wisconsin

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Mellen?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
One BR 10 48 percent
Two BR 30 97 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Mellen, Wisconsin

How many affordable rental units are in Mellen?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Mellen, Wisconsin including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Public Housing
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Mellen, Wisconsin

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Mellen, Wisconsin

Mellen features 44 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 Mellen, Wisconsin

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Mellen, Wisconsin

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Mellen, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $815 and $996.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.