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Affordable Housing In Neopit
Menominee County, Wisconsin

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Neopit

Middle Village

Wekopemeh and Nanackoh
Neopit, Wisconsin

Middle Village Apartments Complex

W5107 Mahkukih
Neopit, Wisconsin
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Neopit, Wisconsin

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 31 affordable apartments for rent in Neopit, Wisconsin.

Income Based Apartments in Neopit, Wisconsin

Neopit features 12 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 Neopit, Wisconsin

There are 19 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Neopit.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Neopit, Wisconsin

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Neopit, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $643 and $785.

2020 Neopit, 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 $484 $575 $714 $890 $967
Payment Standard Range $436 to $532 $518 to $633 $643 to $785 $801 to $979 $870 to $1,064

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Neopit, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 31
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 12
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 48.23%
Average Renter Household Size 4.50
Average Household Size 3.69
Median Household Income $27,885 ±$7,329
Median Rent $518 ±$184
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.2% ± 25.5pp
Total Population 851

Population and Household Demographics

Neopit is a city in Menominee County, Wisconsin with a population of 851. There are 226 households in the city with an average household size of 3.69 persons. 48.23% of households in Neopit are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Neopit

The median gross income for households in Neopit is $27,885 a year, or $2,324 a month. The median rent for the city is $518 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Neopit, a household making less than $1,727 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.2% of households who rent are overburdened in Neopit.

Area Median Income In Neopit

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 Neopit, the AMI is calculated from all households within Menominee County.

In Neopit, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $41,000

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 Neopit

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 Neopit

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,900 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $24,800 $28,350 $31,900 $35,400 $38,250 $41,100 $43,900 $46,750
80% of Median $39,700 $45,350 $51,000 $56,650 $61,200 $65,750 $70,250 $74,800