Affordable Housing In Platteville
Grant County, Wisconsin

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Platteville

Jenor Towers

75 N Oak St
Platteville, WI

Parkview Apartments

1516 De Valera Dr
Platteville, WI
HCV Welcome

House of Peace

800 Fairfield Dr
Platteville, WI
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Housing Authorities that serve Platteville

Housing Authority Programs
Platteville Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Platteville, Wisconsin

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 113 affordable apartments for rent in Platteville, Wisconsin. Platteville features 97 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 16 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Platteville.

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Platteville, WI Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 113
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 97
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 52.9%
Average Renter Household Size 2.54
Average Household Size 2.46
Median Household Income $41,583 ±$5,972
Median Rent $824 ±$63
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 56.37% ± 9.77pp
Total Population 11,740

Population and Household Demographics

Platteville is a City in Grant County, Wisconsin with a population of 11,740. There are 3,652 households in the city with an average household size of 2.46 persons. 52.9% of households in Platteville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Platteville

The median gross income for households in Platteville is $41,583 a year, or $3,465 a month. The median rent for the city is $824 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Platteville, a household making less than $2,747 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 56.37% of households who rent are overburdened in Platteville.1

Area Median Income In Platteville

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 Platteville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Grant County.

In Platteville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,900

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 Platteville

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 Platteville HUD Rental Assistance in Platteville

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,350 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $23,950 $27,400 $30,800 $34,200 $36,950 $39,700 $42,450 $45,150
80% of Median $38,300 $43,800 $49,250 $54,700 $59,100 $63,500 $67,850 $72,250
Fair Market Rents in Platteville

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$562 $566 $715 $939 $1,255