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Affordable Housing In Menasha
Winnebago County, Wisconsin

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Menasha

Regency House

10 Main Street
Menasha, Wisconsin
$460-510
1-2 BR

Craftsman Village of Appleton

410 Schindler Pl
Menasha, Wisconsin
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

Mission Village of Menasha

1455 Kenwood Dr
Menasha, Wisconsin
Call For Rent
2 BR
55+

Elizabeth Court

936 6th St
Menasha, Wisconsin
Subsidized

Scattered Sites - Menasha

84 Lush St
Menasha, Wisconsin
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Housing Authorities that serve Menasha

Housing Authority Programs
Winnebago County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Homeownership
Oshkosh Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Menasha, Wisconsin

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 313 affordable apartments for rent in Menasha, Wisconsin.

Income Based Apartments in Menasha, Wisconsin

Menasha features 146 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 Menasha, Wisconsin

There are 167 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Menasha.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Menasha, Wisconsin

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Menasha, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $708 and $866.

2020 Menasha, 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 $546 $616 $787 $1,057 $1,307
Payment Standard Range $491 to $601 $554 to $678 $708 to $866 $951 to $1,163 $1,176 to $1,438

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Menasha, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 313
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 146
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters %
Average Renter Household Size 0.00
Average Household Size 0.00
Median Household Income $0 ±$0
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Total Population 0

Population and Household Demographics

Menasha is a city in Winnebago County, Wisconsin with a population of 0. There are 0 households in the city with an average household size of 0.00 persons. % of households in Menasha are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Menasha

The median gross income for households in Menasha is $0 a year, or $0 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Area Median Income In Menasha

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 Menasha, the AMI is calculated from all households within Winnebago County.

In Menasha, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $80,800

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 Menasha

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 Menasha

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,000 $19,400 $21,850 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $28,300 $32,350 $36,400 $40,400 $43,650 $46,900 $50,100 $53,350
80% of Median $45,300 $51,750 $58,200 $64,650 $69,850 $75,000 $80,200 $85,350