Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Oconto, WI

Discover affordable housing in Oconto where there are 6+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Bayside Senior Apartments

237 Cook Ave, Oconto, Wisconsin 54153

Okato Manor

407 Arbutus Ave, Oconto, Wisconsin 54153

Northland Oconto Apartments

130 Memorial Dr, Oconto, Wisconsin 54153

Hidden Pine Apts

120 Memorial Dr, Oconto, Wisconsin

Meyer Manor

119 Memorial Dr, Oconto, Wisconsin 54153

Chateau Pecor

422 Pecor St, Oconto, Wisconsin 54153

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Reported On March 21st, 2024 by Lorena Bentley

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Oconto, Wisconsin
$9.89 (+136%) more than Wisconsin minimum wage and $9.89 (+136%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Oconto, 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.

Operates the Public Housing programs for Oconto, Wisconsin.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Oconto, Wisconsin.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Oconto, Wisconsin.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Oconto, Wisconsin.

Go to the Wisconsin Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Oconto.

How many renters live in Oconto, Wisconsin?

The City of Oconto has 4,586 people living in 1,990 households.

There are 1,620 renters living in 710 renter households in this City. Renters make up 35.32 percent of the population living in Oconto.

What is the rental market like in Oconto, Wisconsin?

There are an estimated 2,185 housing units in the Oconto area. Of these, 761 units are rental homes, making up 35 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Oconto, Wisconsin, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Oconto?

The rental vacancy rate in Oconto is 7 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

How many rental units are in Oconto for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Oconto
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
11 140 356 132 43
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Oconto

A large number of apartments in Oconto have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Oconto are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 41 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 18 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Oconto

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $663 to $1,205. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $663
One BR $737
Two BR $905
Three BR $1,139
Four BR $1,205
2024 Fair Market Rents in Oconto, Wisconsin

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Oconto?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 11 100 percent
One BR 111 79 percent
Two BR 255 72 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Oconto, Wisconsin

How many affordable rental units are in Oconto?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Oconto, Wisconsin including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 26
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 30
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Oconto, Wisconsin

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Oconto, Wisconsin

Oconto features 124 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 Oconto, Wisconsin

There are 44 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Oconto.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Oconto, Wisconsin

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Oconto landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Oconto.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Oconto, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $815 and $996.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.