Affordable Housing In Oconto County
Wisconsin

Affordable Housing programs support 239 income based apartments in Oconto County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 188 affordable apartments in Oconto County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Oconto County, Wisconsin

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Oconto County. Go to the Wisconsin Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Oconto County.

Whispering Pines Apartments

406 N Barkman St
Suring, Wisconsin
$525-650
1-3 BR
Rent Assisted

Parkview I Apartments

104 N Franklin St
Oconto Falls, Wisconsin
Rent Assisted

Pioneer Villa

415 N Mill St
Suring, Wisconsin
Rent Assisted

Ridgeview Apartments

829 S Main St
Oconto Falls, Wisconsin
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Oconto Falls Family Housing

Columbia St
Oconto Falls, Wisconsin
Affordable

Bayside Senior Apartments

237 Cook Ave
Oconto, Wisconsin
Affordable

Meyer Manor

119 Memorial Dr
Oconto, Wisconsin
Affordable

Savage Lake Apartments

200 Armstrong St
Gillett, Wisconsin
Affordable

Manor Drive Apartments

419 Manor Dr
Suring, Wisconsin
Rent Assisted

Okato Manor

407 Arbutus Ave
Oconto, Wisconsin
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Affordable Housing In Oconto County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Oconto County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Gillett, WI Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Gillett.
Affordable Housing In Oconto, WI Affordable Housing programs support 6 apartment communities in Oconto.
Affordable Housing In Oconto Falls, WI Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Oconto Falls.
Affordable Housing In Suring, WI Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Suring.

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

Oconto County, Wisconsin Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Oconto County, Wisconsin

Oconto County features 239 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 County, Wisconsin

There are 188 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Oconto County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Oconto County, Wisconsin

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

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

2023 Oconto County, 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
Oconto County, Wisconsin Fair Market Rent $608 $669 $826 $1,063 $1,110
Oconto County, Wisconsin Payment Standard Range $547 to $669 $602 to $736 $743 to $909 $957 to $1,169 $999 to $1,221

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Oconto County, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 14
Total Low Income Apartments 427
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 239
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 16.37%
Average Renter Household Size 2.12
Average Household Size 2.40
Median Household Income $52,765 ±$1,952
Median Rent $606 ±$21
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 33.77% ± 4.24pp
Total Population 37,476

Population and Household Demographics

Oconto County is a county in Wisconsin with a population of 37,476. There are 15,486 households in the county with an average household size of 2.40 persons. 16.37% of households in Oconto County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Oconto County

The median gross income for households in Oconto County is $52,765 a year, or $4,397 a month. The median rent for the county is $606 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Oconto County, a household making less than $2,020 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.77% of households who rent are overburdened in Oconto County.

Area Median Income In Oconto County

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.

In Oconto County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $80,200

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 Oconto County

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 Oconto County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Oconto County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,900 $19,300 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Oconto County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$28,150 $32,150 $36,150 $40,150 $43,400 $46,600 $49,800 $53,000
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Oconto County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$45,000 $51,400 $57,850 $64,250 $69,400 $74,550 $79,700 $84,850