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

Owen Heights Apartments

709 E 6th St
Owen, Wisconsin

Poplar Apartments

319 N East St
Owen, Wisconsin
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural
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1 BR

Black Creek Apartments

310 N Ash St
Owen, Wisconsin
Rent Assisted
S. 515 Rural
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1-2 BR
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There are 0 low-income apartments in Owen that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 50 low-income homes in Owen where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on October 5th, 2022. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

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

Owen, Wisconsin Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Owen, Wisconsin

Owen features 50 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 Owen, Wisconsin

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Owen.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Owen, Wisconsin

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

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

2023 Owen, 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
Owen, Wisconsin Fair Market Rent $579 $628 $826 $1,084 $1,110
Owen, Wisconsin Payment Standard Range $521 to $637 $565 to $691 $743 to $909 $976 to $1,192 $999 to $1,221

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Owen, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 50
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 50
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.31%
Average Renter Household Size 1.74
Average Household Size 2.07
Median Household Income $31,250 ±$9,743
Median Rent $521 ±$179
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 42.74% ± 20pp
Total Population 917

Population and Household Demographics

Owen is a city in Clark County, Wisconsin with a population of 917. There are 438 households in the city with an average household size of 2.07 persons. 28.31% of households in Owen are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Owen

The median gross income for households in Owen is $31,250 a year, or $2,604 a month. The median rent for the city is $521 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Owen, a household making less than $1,737 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.74% of households who rent are overburdened in Owen.

Area Median Income In Owen

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 Owen, the AMI is calculated from all households within Clark County.

In Owen, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $76,400

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 Owen

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 Owen

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Owen 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 Owen 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 Owen 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