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Affordable Housing In New Richmond
St Croix County, Wisconsin

7 Low Income Apartment Communities In New Richmond

The Villas at Paperjack Creek

938 Monette Ave
New Richmond, Wisconsin
1-3 BR

Croft Place Apartments

233 Croft St
New Richmond, Wisconsin
1-4 BR

Deer Path Townhomes I

665 Monette Ave
New Richmond, Wisconsin
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

Boardman Meadows

460 W 8th St
New Richmond, Wisconsin
Elderly Supportive Housing

Sunshine Court

370 Odanah Ave
New Richmond, Wisconsin

Park Meadows Apartments

700 Hagen Ave
New Richmond, Wisconsin

Deer Path Townhomes II

673 Monette Ave
New Richmond, Wisconsin
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Housing Authorities that serve New Richmond

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the City of New Richmond Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in New Richmond, Wisconsin

There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 246 affordable apartments for rent in New Richmond, Wisconsin.

Income Based Apartments in New Richmond, Wisconsin

New Richmond features 75 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 Richmond, Wisconsin

There are 171 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in New Richmond.

Housing Choice Vouchers in New Richmond, Wisconsin

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay New Richmond landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in New Richmond.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in New Richmond, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,093 and $1,335.

2020 New Richmond, 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 $820 $971 $1,214 $1,722 $2,025
Payment Standard Range $738 to $902 $874 to $1,068 $1,093 to $1,335 $1,550 to $1,894 $1,823 to $2,228

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

New Richmond, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 246
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 75
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 39.72%
Average Renter Household Size 2.35
Average Household Size 2.57
Median Household Income $53,265 ±$11,064
Median Rent $814 ±$58
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 52.28% ± 14.77pp
Total Population 8,599

Population and Household Demographics

New Richmond is a city in St Croix County, Wisconsin with a population of 8,599. There are 3,260 households in the city with an average household size of 2.57 persons. 39.72% of households in New Richmond are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in New Richmond

The median gross income for households in New Richmond is $53,265 a year, or $4,439 a month. The median rent for the city is $814 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In New Richmond, a household making less than $2,713 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 52.28% of households who rent are overburdened in New Richmond.

Area Median Income In New Richmond

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 Richmond, the AMI is calculated from all households within St Croix County.

In New Richmond, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $103,400

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 New Richmond

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 Richmond

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $21,700 $24,800 $27,900 $31,000 $33,500 $36,000 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $36,200 $41,400 $46,550 $51,700 $55,850 $60,000 $64,150 $68,250
80% of Median $54,950 $62,800 $70,650 $78,500 $84,800 $91,100 $97,350 $103,650