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

Ridgeview Apartments

1248 Jackson St
Niagara, Wisconsin
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural

Stoney Brook Apartments

1930 Grandview Dr
Niagara, Wisconsin
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural

Hof - Manor Apartments

600 Jefferson Ave
Niagara, Wisconsin
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural
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There are 12 low-income apartments in Niagara that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 22 low-income homes in Niagara where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $-4 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on June 23rd, 2020. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

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

Niagara, Wisconsin Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Niagara, Wisconsin

Niagara features 22 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 Niagara, Wisconsin

There are 12 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Niagara.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Niagara, Wisconsin

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Niagara, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $743 and $909.

2023 Niagara, 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
Niagara, Wisconsin Fair Market Rent $624 $628 $826 $1,005 $1,142
Niagara, Wisconsin Payment Standard Range $562 to $686 $565 to $691 $743 to $909 $905 to $1,106 $1,028 to $1,256

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Niagara, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 34
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 22
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 16.52%
Average Renter Household Size 1.97
Average Household Size 2.30
Median Household Income $36,855 ±$6,279
Median Rent $497 ±$102
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50.88% ± 20.93pp
Total Population 1,584

Population and Household Demographics

Niagara is a city in Marinette County, Wisconsin with a population of 1,584. There are 690 households in the city with an average household size of 2.30 persons. 16.52% of households in Niagara are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Niagara

The median gross income for households in Niagara is $36,855 a year, or $3,071 a month. The median rent for the city is $497 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Niagara, a household making less than $1,657 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50.88% of households who rent are overburdened in Niagara.

Area Median Income In Niagara

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 Niagara, the AMI is calculated from all households within Marinette County.

In Niagara, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $74,100

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 Niagara

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 Niagara

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Niagara AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,850 $20,400 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Niagara AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,750 $34,000 $38,250 $42,500 $45,900 $49,300 $52,700 $56,100
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Niagara AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$47,600 $54,400 $61,200 $68,000 $73,450 $78,900 $84,350 $89,800