Affordable Housing In Ozaukee County

18 Low Income Apartment Communities In Ozaukee County

Maple Crest

922 W Sunset Rd
Port Washington, WI
Accepts Vouchers

Mequon Court

10935 N Port Washington Rd
Mequon, WI
Accepts Vouchers

The Berkshire

1004 Beech St
Grafton, WI
Accepts Vouchers

Lincoln Village Senior Apartments

1300 W Lincoln Ave
Port Washington, WI
Accepts Vouchers

River Oaks

11340 N Cedarburg Rd
Mequon, WI
Accepts Vouchers

Cedarburg Senior Apartments

30 N Lincoln Blvd
Cedarburg, WI
Accepts Vouchers

Cedarburg Senior Apartments Phase II

28 N Alyce St
Cedarburg, WI
Accepts Vouchers

Harvest Meadows

652 W Hillcrest Rd
Saukville, WI
Accepts Vouchers

Guide To Affordable Housing in Ozaukee County, Wisconsin

There are 18 low income housing apartment communities offering 804 affordable apartments for rent in Ozaukee County, Wisconsin.

Income Based Apartments in Ozaukee County, Wisconsin

Ozaukee County features 302 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 Ozaukee County, Wisconsin

There are 502 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Ozaukee County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Ozaukee County, Wisconsin

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Ozaukee County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Ozaukee County.

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Ozaukee County, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 18
Total Low Income Apartments 804
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 302
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.3%
Average Renter Household Size 2.08
Average Household Size 2.50
Median Household Income $76,433 ±$1,494
Median Rent $845 ±$20
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 37.67% ± 3.83pp
Total Population 87,273

Population and Household Demographics

Ozaukee County is a County in Wisconsin with a population of 87,273. There are 34,543 households in the county with an average household size of 2.50 persons. 23.3% of households in Ozaukee County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Ozaukee County

The median gross income for households in Ozaukee County is $76,433 a year, or $6,369 a month. The median rent for the county is $845 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Ozaukee County, a household making less than $2,817 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 37.67% of households who rent are overburdened in Ozaukee County.1

Area Median Income In Ozaukee 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 Ozaukee County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $82,300

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 Ozaukee 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 Ozaukee County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,300 $19,800 $22,250 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $28,850 $32,950 $37,050 $41,150 $44,450 $47,750 $51,050 $54,350
80% of Median $46,100 $52,700 $59,300 $65,850 $71,150 $76,400 $81,700 $86,950

Cities In Ozaukee County

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City Listings Served By
Port Washington 6
Cedarburg 2
Fredonia 1
Grafton 2
Newburg 0
Saukville 4
Mequon 3
Belgium 0
Thiensville 0
Waubeka 0