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Affordable Housing In Pepin County

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Pepin County

Great River Apartments

N1000 County Road Cc
Pepin, Wisconsin

Nickel River Apartments Durand

171 Country Ln
Durand, Wisconsin

Pepin Co Hsg

701 Dunn Street
Pepin, Wisconsin
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Pepin County, Wisconsin

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 134 affordable apartments for rent in Pepin County, Wisconsin.

Income Based Apartments in Pepin County, Wisconsin

Pepin County features 102 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 Pepin County, Wisconsin

There are 32 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Pepin County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Pepin County, Wisconsin

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Pepin County, Wisconsin for a two-bedroom apartment is between $643 and $785.

2020 Pepin 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 $484 $564 $714 $1,030 $1,157
Payment Standard Range $436 to $532 $508 to $620 $643 to $785 $927 to $1,133 $1,041 to $1,273

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Pepin County, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 134
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 102
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 18.35%
Average Renter Household Size 2.18
Average Household Size 2.45
Median Household Income $49,516 ±$2,600
Median Rent $567 ±$47
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 36.9% ± 7.44pp
Total Population 7,372

Population and Household Demographics

Pepin County is a county in Wisconsin with a population of 7,372. There are 2,954 households in the county with an average household size of 2.45 persons. 18.35% of households in Pepin County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Pepin County

The median gross income for households in Pepin County is $49,516 a year, or $4,126 a month. The median rent for the county is $567 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Pepin County, a household making less than $1,890 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.9% of households who rent are overburdened in Pepin County.

Area Median Income In Pepin 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 Pepin County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $68,500

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 Pepin 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 Pepin 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

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