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

Birchrock Apartments

280 Birchrock Way
Mukwonago, Wisconsin
Rent Assisted

Lakeview Terrace

315 Gibson Street
Mukwonago, Wisconsin
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural
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There are 48 low-income apartments in Mukwonago that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 28 low-income homes in Mukwonago where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $358 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on April 23rd, 2021. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Mukwonago, 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
Walworth County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the Wisconsin Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Mukwonago.

Mukwonago, Wisconsin Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Mukwonago, Wisconsin

Mukwonago features 28 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 Mukwonago, Wisconsin

There are 48 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Mukwonago.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Mukwonago, Wisconsin

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Mukwonago landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Mukwonago.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Mukwonago, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $928 and $1,134.

2023 Mukwonago, 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
Mukwonago, Wisconsin Fair Market Rent $689 $783 $1,031 $1,371 $1,647
Mukwonago, Wisconsin Payment Standard Range $620 to $758 $705 to $861 $928 to $1,134 $1,234 to $1,508 $1,482 to $1,812

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Mukwonago, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 76
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 28
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.16%
Average Renter Household Size 1.92
Average Household Size 2.44
Median Household Income $61,622 ±$3,612
Median Rent $812 ±$34
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 35.54% ± 10.9pp
Total Population 7,485

Population and Household Demographics

Mukwonago is a city in Walworth County, Wisconsin with a population of 7,485. There are 3,046 households in the city with an average household size of 2.44 persons. 33.16% of households in Mukwonago are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Mukwonago

The median gross income for households in Mukwonago is $61,622 a year, or $5,135 a month. The median rent for the city is $812 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Mukwonago, a household making less than $2,707 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 35.54% of households who rent are overburdened in Mukwonago.

Area Median Income In Mukwonago

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 Mukwonago, the AMI is calculated from all households within Walworth County.

In Mukwonago, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $99,600

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 Mukwonago

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 Mukwonago

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Mukwonago AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$19,600 $22,400 $25,200 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Mukwonago AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$32,650 $37,300 $41,950 $46,600 $50,350 $54,100 $57,800 $61,550
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Mukwonago AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$52,200 $59,650 $67,100 $74,550 $80,550 $86,500 $92,450 $98,450