Affordable Housing In Oconto County
14 Low Income Apartment Communities In Oconto County
Housing Authorities that serve Oconto County
|Oconto County Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Oconto County, Wisconsin
There are 14 low income housing apartment communities offering 427 affordable apartments for rent in Oconto County, Wisconsin.
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 $643 and $785.
2020 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|
|Fair Market Rent||$513||$567||$714||$965||$1,142|
|Payment Standard Range||$462 to $564||$510 to $624||$643 to $785||$869 to $1,062||$1,028 to $1,256|
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|
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 $70,700
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
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$14,900||$17,240||$21,720||$26,200||$30,680||$35,160||$39,640||$44,120|
|50% of Median||$24,800||$28,350||$31,900||$35,400||$38,250||$41,100||$43,900||$46,750|
|80% of Median||$39,700||$45,350||$51,000||$56,650||$61,200||$65,750||$70,250||$74,800|
Cities In Oconto County
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|Gillett||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gillett is the Oconto County Housing Authority.|
|Oconto||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Oconto are the Oconto Housing Authority and Oconto County Housing Authority.|
|Oconto Falls||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oconto Falls is the Oconto County Housing Authority.|
|Suring||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Suring is the Oconto County Housing Authority.|