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

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Meadow Ridge

7625 Lisa Lane
Middleton, Wisconsin
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1-3 BR

Parmenter Circle

2310 Parmenter St
Middleton, Wisconsin
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Heritage Middleton

6206 Maywood Ave
Middleton, Wisconsin
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Oak Ridge Middleton Senior Apartments

7635 Lisa Lane
Middleton, Wisconsin
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1 BR

Voss Haus

6710 Elmwood Ave
Middleton, Wisconsin

Nicola Townhomes

1729 N High Point Rd
Middleton, Wisconsin
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There are 299 low-income apartments in Middleton that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 64 low-income homes in Middleton where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $457 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on January 3rd, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Middleton, 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
Dane County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency
Go to the Wisconsin Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Middleton.

Middleton, Wisconsin Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Middleton, Wisconsin

Middleton features 64 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 Middleton, Wisconsin

There are 299 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Middleton.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Middleton, Wisconsin

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Middleton landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Middleton.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Middleton, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,240 and $1,516.

2023 Middleton, 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
Middleton, Wisconsin Fair Market Rent $1,007 $1,183 $1,378 $1,810 $2,041
Middleton, Wisconsin Payment Standard Range $906 to $1,108 $1,065 to $1,301 $1,240 to $1,516 $1,629 to $1,991 $1,837 to $2,245

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Middleton, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 363
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 64
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 46.49%
Average Renter Household Size 1.97
Average Household Size 2.15
Median Household Income $65,283 ±$5,159
Median Rent $885 ±$18
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.39% ± 7.08pp
Total Population 18,478

Population and Household Demographics

Middleton is a city in Dane County, Wisconsin with a population of 18,478. There are 8,567 households in the city with an average household size of 2.15 persons. 46.49% of households in Middleton are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Middleton

The median gross income for households in Middleton is $65,283 a year, or $5,440 a month. The median rent for the city is $885 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Middleton, a household making less than $2,950 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.39% of households who rent are overburdened in Middleton.

Area Median Income In Middleton

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

In Middleton, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $123,400

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 Middleton

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 Middleton

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Middleton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$25,700 $29,350 $33,000 $36,650 $39,600 $42,550 $45,450 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Middleton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$42,750 $48,850 $54,950 $61,050 $65,950 $70,850 $75,750 $80,600
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Middleton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$66,300 $75,750 $85,200 $94,650 $102,250 $109,800 $117,400 $124,950