Affordable Housing In New Post
Housing Authorities that serve New Post
|Sawyer County Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in New Post, Wisconsin
There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in New Post, Wisconsin.
Income Based Apartments in New Post, Wisconsin
New Post features 0 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 New Post, Wisconsin
There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in New Post.
Housing Choice Vouchers in New Post, Wisconsin
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay New Post landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in New Post.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in New Post, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $690 and $844.
2021 New Post, 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|
|New Post, Wisconsin Fair Market Rent||$523||$582||$767||$954||$1,040|
|New Post, Wisconsin Payment Standard Range||$471 to $575||$524 to $640||$690 to $844||$859 to $1,049||$936 to $1,144|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
New Post, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||0|
|Total Low Income Apartments||0|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||0|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||32.87%|
|Average Renter Household Size||1.96|
|Average Household Size||1.83|
|Median Household Income||$33,281 ±$10,550|
|Median Rent||$358 ±$127|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||34.04% ± 31.84pp|
Population and Household Demographics
New Post is a city in Sawyer County, Wisconsin with a population of 262. There are 143 households in the city with an average household size of 1.83 persons. 32.87% of households in New Post are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in New Post
The median gross income for households in New Post is $33,281 a year, or $2,773 a month. The median rent for the city is $358 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In New Post, a household making less than $1,193 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 34.04% of households who rent are overburdened in New Post.
Area Median Income In New Post
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 New Post, the AMI is calculated from all households within Sawyer County.
In New Post, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $58,000
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 New Post
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 New Post
|1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the New Post AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the New Post AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the New Post AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.