Affordable Housing In Menominee County

9 Low Income Apartment Communities In Menominee County

Dancing Oaks

1963 Wilson Ave.
Menominee, WI
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Menominee Reservation

W2820 Chief Little Wave Rd
Keshena, WI
Elderly Supportive Housing

New Beginnings

Menominee Reservation
Keshena, WI
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Middle Village

Wekopemeh & Nanackoh
Neopit, WI
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Middle Village Apartments Complex

W5107 Mahkukih
Neopit, WI

Menominee Homes VIII

W2676 Warrington Rd
Keshena, WI
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Menominee Homes VI

W2880 Rabbit Ridge Ct
Keshena, WI
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Menominee Homes IV

624 Brooks Ln
Keshena, WI
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Menominee Homes IIi

N3469 S Hwy 47
Neopit, WI
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Menominee County, Wisconsin

There are 9 low income housing apartment communities offering 187 affordable apartments for rent in Menominee County, Wisconsin. Menominee County features 32 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 155 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Menominee County.

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Menominee County, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 9
Total Low Income Apartments 187
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 32
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.5%
Average Renter Household Size 4.19
Average Household Size 3.48
Median Household Income $35,343 ±$3,363
Median Rent $469 ±$67
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 36.46% ± 11.41pp
Total Population 4,451

Population and Household Demographics

Menominee County is a County in Wisconsin with a population of 4,451. There are 1,259 households in the county with an average household size of 3.48 persons. 30.5% of households in Menominee County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Menominee County

The median gross income for households in Menominee County is $35,343 a year, or $2,945 a month. The median rent for the county is $469 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Menominee County, a household making less than $1,563 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.46% of households who rent are overburdened in Menominee County.1

Area Median Income In Menominee 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 Menominee County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $40,900

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 Menominee 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 Menominee County HUD Rental Assistance in Menominee County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,350 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $23,950 $27,400 $30,800 $34,200 $36,950 $39,700 $42,450 $45,150
80% of Median $38,300 $43,800 $49,250 $54,700 $59,100 $63,500 $67,850 $72,250
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Menominee County

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.

From 2000 to 2011, 6 low income apartment communities containing 78 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Menominee County by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Menominee County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $23,950 $27,400 $30,800 $34,200 $36,950 $39,700 $42,450 $45,150
60% of Median $28,740 $32,880 $36,960 $41,040 $44,340 $47,640 $50,940 $54,180

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Menominee County is $36,960 a year, or $3,080 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $3,080 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $924 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $599 $642 $770 $889 $993 $1,095
60% $719 $770 $924 $1,067 $1,191 $1,314
Fair Market Rents in Menominee County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$484 $575 $714 $890 $967

Cities In Menominee County

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City Listings Served By
Neopit 3
Keshena 5
Legend Lake 0
Menominee 1
Middle Village 0
Zoar 0